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Top 5 scopes if money was no object

 
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Old 04-20-2014, 12:46 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

My top pick:

US Optics ER-25 5-25x58, ERIK Mil-Mil, Horus H37 or H59 reticle.

My second pick and my present scope:

Horus Vision Falcon 5-20x50, Mil-Mil, Horus H37 illum reticle, steel 30mm tube.

Both IMHO are the best on the market.

Good shootin' fellers!

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Old 04-21-2014, 10:42 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

I would like to get my hands on a March for some T&E, I hear great things. The ATACR is gaining a great reputation & should be heavily considered. I'm still rocking my USO & loving it. The EREK elevation knob is better than anything i've used so far from Leupold to Nightforce. Steiner & Kahles are pushing hard to make a presence in the current market, they are doing well.


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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

The GenII 3-18x50 and 4.5-27x56 razors from vortex are supposed to be a lot of bang for the buck....can't wait to find out.
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Old 04-22-2014, 10:26 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

I went through this for myself a bit back. For me if you're asking about LRH I went with the ATACR.

I think your question needs more parameters. I like the way Leupold roughly divides into CQB, MR/T, LR/T, and ER/T. I'm not saying buy the Leupold, I'm saying think about it in brackets and compare.

"IF" my tired old behind tried another Mountain Goat hunt, the ATACR won't make the trip.
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Old 04-22-2014, 10:47 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

So here is what my rig is as of today that I will be taking to Alaska for Black Bear the end of May -

Rem 700 SPS in 300 win mag - I love this caliber and recoil not an issue for me.

Optics - Leupold VX3 3.5-10 duplex reticle

will that current scope address my hunting needs? if so out to how far 200 yds?

so I think I go tactical if I'm shooting/hunting over 200 yds?
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:14 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

Many guys will say that good glass with 10x magnification is capable of 1000 yards. That's with lots of practice of course.

I'm no expert, but not a rookie either and I've found hunting with a Zeiss 3-9x36 very capable for white tail deer size game out to 300 and 400 yards. (7mm rem)

200 yards is not far in real world Alaska hunting areas.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:33 AM
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Re: Top 5 scopes if money was no object

He asked what the top 5 were, not personal preference/use...

Schmidt and Bender
March
Nightforce
High end Leupold
US Optics

Vortex don't even make the grade.
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