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Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:53 PM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

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The FFP model has 65moa vertical travel,
SFP is 50moa vertical travel
It says the SFP has 65 MOA on elevation and windage for both the Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:39 PM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

look here Vortex Optics - Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP XLR.

Has capped windage with the new xlr reticle. I have one on order for my new 6.5 creed build i will be able to evaluate as soon as it arives.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:09 PM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

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look here Vortex Optics - Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP XLR.

Has capped windage with the new xlr reticle. I have one on order for my new 6.5 creed build i will be able to evaluate as soon as it arives.
That's what I need for a capped windage and elevation stop.. I did just notice the elevation clicks are 1/2moa on your HS though. I think I would rather stick with 1/4moa clicks or at Max 1/3 moa clicks. 1/2 moa clicks seems too much adjustment per click. The 1/2 moa clicks at 1000 yards would be 5 inches per click. I would like to make 2.5" per click adjustments at 1000 yards that the 1/4 mos clicks would give.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:56 PM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

for 75 bucks you can get them switched to .25 moa but i dont see as being a problem unless you are shooting bench matches. there is a discusion on that very subject right here. 1/2" or 1/4" MOA?
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:07 PM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

I hunt with turrets that don't have caps and have never had a problem with knocking them off zero. I do keep a bikini cover over it during transport just to protect the over all finish.

I like having the option of dialing or using mills for hold over with out having to take caps off.

Just my two cents.
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:34 AM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

you know the pst has zero stop rite? if something was to get turned you can always dial down tell it stops and you know where its at.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:25 AM
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Re: Vortex Viper 6.5-20 x 50 vs Viper PST 6.5-24 x 50

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you know the pst has zero stop rite? if something was to get turned you can always dial down tell it stops and you know where its at.
Yes sir, I know the pst has a zero stop on elevation. I was more concerned with the windage getting knocked off zero with no turret cap.
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