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New March 2.5-25x52

 
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:45 PM
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New March 2.5-25x52

After a considerable wait for this new model I just received the March 2.5-25x52 tactical (serial number 008). For those not familiar here are some specs: 120 moa vertical adjustment with 25 moa per rotation and zero stop, 60 moa horizontal, 13.3 in. long, MTR-4 illuminated glass etched reticle and to me one of it's best features it weighs 24.5 ounces. I really like this feature for a hunting rifle especially when compared to my Nightforces. I can already tell the glass is superb. Will give updates when I get a chance to check tracking but I have little doubts about that since I already have a 2.5-25x42 model.
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:13 PM
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

I have a 42mm model too, and I have no doubt that if any scope is worth $3000+, the 52mm is it.
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Old 06-07-2014, 11:52 AM
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

Just got back from a quick range trip to sight in and check the new 52mm March. Shot 1 on paper was high and left. Set the scope to 20 power, measured the distance, turned down 10 minutes and right 6 minutes, next shot was in 1" paster I was using as aiming point. Two more shots at 250 and scope was zeroed. Moved back to 100 for a quick box check. 15 moa vertical by 10 moa horizontal box came back to beginning shot to make a one oblong hole (this was the biggest box I could make on the target available). Clicks were positive and felt very good. Scope is on Stiller TAC 338 with Brux 28" barrel chambered in 338 Lapua, 4 port Muscle brake, Jewell HVR, McRees precision stock. So far so good.
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:40 PM
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

How do you like this scope compared to previous scope. I like the idea of the 42 as it is more compact. How was the 42 compared to some others like say a 6.5-20x50 Leo mark 4
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Old 06-09-2014, 09:13 PM
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

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I still have and use the 42mm version, it is currently on a 6.5x47 tactical rifle. It is 6 ounces lighter and about an inch shorter. The 52mm has ED glass. As to the Mark 4 comparison I've never had one. I did have a VX III 6.5-20x50. Was a pretty good scope but not in the same class as either March. Next time I get to the range I'll set up the 42 and 52 side by side and report any visible differences.
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Old 06-10-2014, 08:33 PM
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

Thanks for input,look forward to hearing range report
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Re: New March 2.5-25x52

How does the glass compare to some of the European scopes?
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