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Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

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Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56



Got the idea from green 788. There was some comments said how it could affect the scopes operation. apperently it was tried on a NXS and according to NF the home made zero stop was the cause of the problem. I personally dont see how it could but i am not a rifle scope engineer. As you turn down the o rings will come into contact with the steel part of the scope body. You can turn past zero but never a full rotation. finding the right o rings is the ticket. I think it is important to find the right o rings so that when you are sitting at your zero the o rings are not contacting anything, preventing a constant pushing upward of your turret from the o ring.
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

    Thanks ZSteinle and green788! I know I was getting off topic but I just had to know. As for Sightrons warranty, it is great! I have an SII 4-16x42 that I bought over 11 years ago and had to send it in after a few years of use because the parallax ring became unglued from the scope bell. They sent me back a brand new scope no questions asked! Since then it has been on two different rifles and used a lot. Now it is sitting on an AR that shoots 1/2 MOA all day long! I also have an SI and an SIII on different rifles that work great! The SIII is the way to go for long range work!
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

    i ordered a 4-16 pst and was ver dissapointed in the quality of the glass. Sightron no question it has superior glass! I would buy another S3 in a second!
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

    i have been nothing but pleased with vortex glass. I compared both the sightron and pst at a conference last year. I felt the pst glass was Superior in both clarity and light gathering.
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

    Every body's eyes are different.I have a S3 8x32x56mm with 1/8 dot. I wish I got the 6x24x50 and with 1/4 dot. I have a Weaver Tactical FFP 3x15x50mm and I think that glass is one level better then the S3.
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

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    i have been nothing but pleased with vortex glass. I compared both the sightron and pst at a conference last year. I felt the pst glass was Superior in both clarity and light gathering.
    everyones eyes are diffrent, mine must not be much diffrent that yours because ive got alot of experiance shooting both scopes and my opinion matches yours. there was nothing wrong with the sightron but imo the vortex was better
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    Re: Viper PST 6-24X50 FFP Vs SIII Tactical 8-32X56

    First I have no experience with Sightron scopes. But I have 2 Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 FFP EBR-1 MOA Reticle scopes (soon to be 3) and have been nothing but very pleased with them.

    There is a reason that people wait for months on backorder to receive the Vortex Viper PST and you do not see very many sold or traded on the secondary market.

    The reason is these scopes are excellent with their features, tracking, glass and a very reasonable price.

    I would not hesitate to buy another one.
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