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New Bushnell LRHS

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Unread 01-04-2014, 04:01 PM
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Re: New Bushnell LRHS

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for me at least I don't want my scope only going down to 5.5 on the low end. 12x is plenty enough power for long range big game hunting. I would have liked to see at least 14 or 15x on the upper only because its nice to have for load development at long range. that way I don't need to put a high power load development scope on. I think they designed this scope for a specific use, its not meant to do everything. in my view they got it almost exactly right, the problem for me is its a mil scope, most long range hunting people prefer MOA. there isn't anything magic about either system simply different unit of measurement. its easier for me to correlate the size of something be it a wind call or size of the target or rock if I am using the MOA system.

I want to see them go 1/3 MOA clicks on the turret, keep the circle thingy and adjust it to fit MOA sizing. make the reticle SFP with 1 moa spacing on the horizontal crosshair for wind holdoffs.
I agree with you on the low end. What would have been nice on the high end going to 15x is that would have pretty much eliminated any need for me to bring a spotter along with me. 12x is just not quite what i personally need to pick out antler tips on mule deer and elk at long range.

BTW, 1/10 MIL is .34 MOA so you basically have that part of your request already.

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    Unread 01-04-2014, 06:24 PM
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    Re: New Bushnell LRHS

    I agree on the magnification... I would buy one if it had above 12x
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    Re: New Bushnell LRHS

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    for me at least I don't want my scope only going down to 5.5 on the low end. 12x is plenty enough power for long range big game hunting. I would have liked to see at least 14 or 15x on the upper only because its nice to have for load development at long range. that way I don't need to put a high power load development scope on. I think they designed this scope for a specific use, its not meant to do everything. in my view they got it almost exactly right, the problem for me is its a mil scope, most long range hunting people prefer MOA. there isn't anything magic about either system simply different unit of measurement. its easier for me to correlate the size of something be it a wind call or size of the target or rock if I am using the MOA system.

    I want to see them go 1/3 MOA clicks on the turret, keep the circle thingy and adjust it to fit MOA sizing. make the reticle SFP with 1 moa spacing on the horizontal crosshair for wind holdoffs.
    I will start out by saying i am a MOA shooter. If you do the math, or more simple, a google search you will see the following;

    0.1 MIL= 0.36" at 100 yards
    1/3 MOA= 0.33" at 100 yards
    For me, it seems much simpler to stick with MIL VS the 1/3 MOA. I was once asked how many dimes (MIL) are in $65, then again asked how many quarters (MOA), the math is much more simple for MIL.
    If my choices were those two, i would choose MIL.
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    Re: New Bushnell LRHS

    Still no new info on these scopes, at least not that I have seen.
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    Unread 02-02-2014, 11:31 PM
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    Re: New Bushnell LRHS

    lots of info on the hide in the scope forum.

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    Re: New Bushnell LRHS

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    lots of info on the hide in the scope forum.

    Scot E.
    Oh thanks, I make it a point not to use that site.
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    Oh thanks, I make it a point not to use that site.
    LOL! Yeah, many are a little rough around the edges but there are lots of good guys there too and tons and tons of very experienced shooters with lots of good info!

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