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What power scope to choose?

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Unread 03-11-2013, 10:25 AM
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Re: What power scope to choose?

Currently on mine, I have a Zeiss Conquest 6.5-20x50. Love it. Only things I'd change would be a 56mm objective and a 30mm tube, but other than that, that scope gets a 10/10 rating from me. It performs like a champ. Sooner or later I'll probably swap it over to a NF 8-32x56, then put the Zeiss on top of my A-Bolt 7 Mag for closer range whitetails.
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    Cant decide on what power scope to put on top of my 7mm STW?

    what power scope are yall using to engage targets 100-1000yrds?

    mainly my hunting shots will 100-400 and target shooting up to 1000yrds
    My recommendation depends somewhat on your budget. Unless you can afford a good quality, 5:1 or 6:1 zoom ratio scope, I would recommend limiting the magnification to 16X on the high side. Field of view and contrast, which are important for hunting, will be better. 16X is ample for 1,000 target shooting.
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