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Old 03-27-2007, 03:10 PM
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How would a sightron scope work for longrange/ Any users? Thinking of using on an Edge
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Old 03-28-2007, 07:32 AM
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Re: sightron

I have two (used to have three), but for general hunting, so this may not apply.

I think they are decent scopes for the money. Quality seems to be equivalent to Leupold VX-2's. Cranked up, though, they are not as bright as VX-3's or Mark 4's, nor as accurate in adjustment, and they are no where near Nightforces, S&B's, etc.
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Old 03-28-2007, 09:18 AM
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Re: sightron

Ive got one and i like it more then my vx-II but im not pushing bullets out past probably 400yds
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I have several of them,ok for normal ranges but definition & clarity at longer ranges on my 6x24 is not as good. Bite the bullet and buy a leupold for any serious long range work.
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Hi,

I got 2 sightron scope, SII 6-20x50mm with 1 inch tube Side Focus, and MilDot, one for 7mm Rem Magnum rifle, and another one for 300Remington Ultra Magnum.
Both are handeling the recoil very well, and I have enough eyes relief - 3 inch at maximum power to do not get scoped.
I used 16x power past 800 yards for all my shooting.
Over all are great scopes for the money.
I hear in this forum some guy got a SIII and he got lots of problem, clarity, recoil problems, etc.
With my SII I did not cross this problems, PLUS I GOT LIFETIME WARRANTY.

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Old 04-04-2007, 03:50 PM
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Thanks guys I will stick it out for a Nightforce.
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