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swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

 
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:17 PM
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swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

I've narrowed down my scope choices to one of these two . Is one better than the other..Will be dialing for distance coyotes deer . With 338 edge.
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:14 PM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

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I've narrowed down my scope choices to one of these two . Is one better than the other..Will be dialing for distance coyotes deer . With 338 edge.
I really like that HDMR, especially with the H59. If it had a zero stop and illuminated reticle I would've already bought one. To the zero stop issue, the locking turrets will help with it so it isn't as critical.

Length @ 13.2". Small package albeit a little heavy compared to a PST even though it is 2" shorter than the PST.

I don't know anything about the SS but I'm going to do a little research now!
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:47 AM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

They say the glass is awesome . As good or better than 3000 dollar scopes .I read a review by John a . And that was the impression I got. I think the review was here or on snipers hide. 8541 tactical has a good review on the bushnell .
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Old 11-02-2013, 02:35 PM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

The bushnell is a better optic, I have the new HDMR with the gen II H59 rectical in it and a zero stop. Knobs are great, and if I need another optic, I will buy another one of these.
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:29 AM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

I own both optics...the HDMR is much heavier then the SS 5-20. I like both optics and both optics have different benefits.

If you need illumination...SS 5-20.

If you shoot as a lot of unknown distances the Horus reticle is a good choice.
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:43 PM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

Which has the better glass munchie?
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:42 AM
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Re: swfa 5-20 super sniper. or bushnell hdmr?

I'm surprised to hear everyone liking the Horus reticles so much especially when the DMR can be had a lot cheaper with the G2. That is my favorite reticle. I find the Horus too busy. Didn't mean to change topics just found that interesting. I sure wish a guy could look thru the SS somewhere before buying but unless you know an owner you can't. All the reviews I've read are great on both scopes. A buddy of mine just bought the bushnell ERS. I asked bushnell about the differences between the DMR and the ERS. I know the ERS has Z-stop but that looks to about it. Oh, and can come in FDE. For $500 more I can't see paying for the Upgrades unless the glass is better.
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