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Searching for a long range scope for a 270

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Unread 06-12-2013, 04:30 PM
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Searching for a long range scope for a 270

I am looking for a long range scope for my 270 win and the loads im going to be shooting imo will be lethal for deer at 800 yards ethicly. I am leaning towards a vortex hs lr 4-16x50 any reviews. 1/2 moa adj is a little iffy to me.
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    Unread 06-12-2013, 06:07 PM
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    Re: Searching for a long range scope for a 270

    You could always go with the Zeiss Conquest 6.5-20x50 with target turrets, and a Mil-Dot reticle.

    Unless you want MOA reticle, in which case the Viper HS LR 6-24x50 would be a great choice.

    If you have more money to spend than $1K, look into the Nightforce NXS 5.5-22x50 (or 5.5-22x56) with the MOAR reticle. Well worth the money.
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    I bought the Ziess Conquest.. Very nice thru 800yds. optic for sale

    FS: Zeiss Conquest 6.5-20-50 - Rapid Z-1000
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    Re: Searching for a long range scope for a 270

    A little after the fact but the Vortex HS LR will get a 270 loaded with good ammo out to a 1000 yards or so in one turn, has a functional zero stop which the Zeiss does not. If you combine the high speed turret with a Ballistic turret it's about as it gets for 800 yard shooting.
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    Re: Searching for a long range scope for a 270

    I have several of the vortex scopes and the hs lr is great. I was sceptical about the half moa at first but after thousands of rounds from 100-1700 yards I have found it works great.
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    great info so far and the hs lr is aroud 550$ at the best price I have found and that is about all I have to throw at it, sure would like a nightforce but that aint happening. I was looking at a nikon monarch but it has mixed reviews campared to vortex, and most other name brands seem to take a steep price jump for the same features as the HS LR.
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    Re: Searching for a long range scope for a 270

    The Zeiss Conquest might be higher priced, but the glass and lens coatings and crispness of the image is uncompared in the sub-$1200 category.

    I have scopes ranging from $100-$1500, and to me, the best value for the money is the Zeiss Conquests, hands down.

    Also, I went to school with a John Harris that graduated around 06-07...By coincidence, you don't happen to be from central Alabama, do you?
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