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Minimum power for 1000 yds.

 
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:59 AM
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Minimum power for 1000 yds.

What is the minimum power scope you would use for 1000 yds for big game?
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Old 06-08-2011, 10:13 AM
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Re: Minimum power for 1000 yds.

15x is the lowest power I have used at that range on game. I did not feel handicapped at 15x
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:38 PM
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Re: Minimum power for 1000 yds.

I shoot 4.5-14 Leupolds and don't feel inadequate on antelope at that distance.
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:01 AM
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Re: Minimum power for 1000 yds.

i have used 10x and 12x but i prefer 16x or more, clear glass is more important then magnification in my mind , you cant hit what you cant see.
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Re: Minimum power for 1000 yds.

Most my shots are taken at 14x. The higher magnification settings rarely used on my optics.
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Re: Minimum power for 1000 yds.

I would use 10x if thats what I had but I think a 4.5-14 is more than adequate.
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