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Unread 04-24-2012, 08:24 AM
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Vortex optics??

was looking for a good scope in the 200-300 dollar range for my budget rifle I just got ,gonna be for hunting with it not shooting paper, I was gonna go with another nikon but everyone keeps talking about vortex so I ordered one , got a good deal also ,its a Vortex Diamondback 3.5x10x50 bdc , anybody else have one ? I couldnt find a bad review on it its going on a win coyote 300wsm ...what yall think ? prob wont be shooting past 350-400 with it ...I know its not a leupold or nightforce but what yall think about these vortex?
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    Unread 04-24-2012, 08:46 AM
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    All the Vortex scopes I have, and have used in the past have been Vipers. So I can't say much about the Diamond backs. But I can tell you I have never found a better scope for the price than a Vortex. I like them alot for the price.

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    Unread 04-24-2012, 10:09 AM
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    I have a Vortex (their top of the line) on my Barrett 6.8, takes abuse and is a great scope for the money....
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    Unread 04-24-2012, 10:50 AM
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    Woo Hoo!!!

    I just found out my Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 FFP EBR-1 MOA Reticle that I had on backorder from Camera Land is being delivered today!

    Oh, and I love Vortex Scopes. I was always a Leupold fanatic for 40 years and I only have Vortex scopes on my rifles now!
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    Unread 04-24-2012, 11:03 AM
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    I have two Vipers and just ordered a third from Camera Land. All are 6.5x20x44 PA's. I realy like that scope. This one is going on a 280 Remington build.
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    I Sent my viper pa 6.5-20x44 in. It wasn't tracking back to zero correctly. It seem to go back to zero after a few shots. Should be back in a couple days. I sent it to them on 4/18, and just got a e-mail today that said it was on its way back allready. Hope they don't tell me there was nothing wrong with it. So far an excellent experience with costomer service.
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    Re: Vortex optics??

    i had 2 of the 6-20's, sent both back because they didn't repeat very well and they moved the poi about 10% more than they should have. traded the second for a 4-16 HS and am really happy with this scope. repeats great and all in all a great scope for the money. i've had to deal with their CS and it's been very good to me.
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