Re: Scope power for long range ????
When the 20x is centered, you'll have half of the MOA in either direction. So for elevation on long shots, you'll have 30 MOA. If you used the inserts or a 20 MOA base, you would be fine. I think the 14x is plenty for long range hunting, the 20x would be better if you planned on shooting targets where the extra magnification would help see a distant bullseye. For my main hunting rig I use a 4.5 X 14 because I want the extra field of view and feel that 14x is plenty of magnication for long shots on game.