Originally Posted by drwindmill
IMO Vortex PST is the best scope for the money.
To the OP, your 'friend' is FOS, clear up to the cranium.
Who am I to say, not that I don't have a couple plus some others to compare to.
2 detractions of the PST line is one, the weight and two the zero stop arrangement.
A little bird told me the PST glass is the same as the Razor glass.
A 4.5-16 x 50 in either focal plane will leave you with plenty for a good set of rings, some lapping compound and a lapping bar.......