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VORTEX did i get the wrong one

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Unread 12-11-2013, 06:00 AM
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VORTEX did i get the wrong one

Gday all i did a bit of a search and it looks like i got the wrong scope .

i was picking up my rem sendero and i wasn't going to get a scope so i did no research but they had one at a good price (or so i thought) and now it looks like i got one of a lesser quality , it's a VORTEX viper HS LR 6.5-24X50 xlr moa and it looks like the PST is the better scope , so i guess what i'm asking is how much better is a PST over a HS LR.

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    Unread 12-11-2013, 08:03 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

    Not sure I would consider the PST "better". I'm not sure exactly which scope you bought. The PST has an illuminated reticle and exposed turrets for elevation and windage. Other then that I believe they are pretty comparable. I have two PST's and really like them. I'm looking at the new HS-T as my next purchase.
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    Unread 12-11-2013, 08:58 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

    The HSLR is a great scope. The only differences in the HSLR and the Pst is the hslr is a FFP scope without illumination. The HSLR also has .5 moa adjustment for elevation. This allows most cartridges to get 1k distance from one revelation on the turret. The HSLR also comes with, in my opinion, a much better retical. For me, the HSLR is geared much more towards the long range hunter.
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    Unread 12-11-2013, 09:23 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

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    The HSLR is a great scope. The only differences in the HSLR and the Pst is the hslr is a FFP scope without illumination. The HSLR also has .5 moa adjustment for elevation. This allows most cartridges to get 1k distance from one revelation on the turret. The HSLR also comes with, in my opinion, a much better retical. For me, the HSLR is geared much more towards the long range hunter.
    when i looked at it i liked what i seen as i don't like illuminated reticle but wanted FFP
    so i don't have to worry about sub tension and the reticle it self.

    the zero stop is a good feature to.

    so it sounds like it's a PST but better haha .

    and the price for aus was a steel
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    Unread 12-11-2013, 09:37 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

    This is an extremely versatile scope for the long range hunter. It has replaced all of my leupold scopes on my customs. I just shot a 315-320 6 point last weekend in sub zero temps with a 40mph cross wind. The scope preformed flawlessly.
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    Unread 12-11-2013, 09:52 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

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    This is an extremely versatile scope for the long range hunter. It has replaced all of my leupold scopes on my customs. I just shot a 315-320 6 point last weekend in sub zero temps with a 40mph cross wind. The scope preformed flawlessly.
    well done
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    Unread 12-11-2013, 10:09 AM
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    Re: VORTEX did i get the wrong one

    Have the HSLR 4-16 FFP XLR and for hunting it's a good scope especially with the capped windage turret and the .5 MOA elevation clicks in my opinion. I think the glass and such is equal to the PST. The XLR reticle was a little busy for me at first but after a year of using it and learning how to really use it has worked out well.
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