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What Scope?

 
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Old 05-29-2004, 02:46 PM
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What Scope?

I have just purchased an 700 VLS 308. I intend to use the gun for some hunting, will be starting into long range (up to 500yds target shooting, Long range for me anyway. I am looking at several scopes and need some input.
My considerations are:
Leupold, Nikon, Burris, but am open to suggestions, not over $800 preferably.
Also, what reticle do you recommend?
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Old 05-29-2004, 04:31 PM
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Re: What Scope?

...Leupold, hands down...you can't go wrong, just check a few websites to be sure of right price and pick the one that fits your budget...
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Old 05-29-2004, 06:44 PM
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Re: What Scope?

For the money you specified I say the new variable power Mark 4 by leupold. I think you can get em from Cabelas for about 800 bucks.
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Old 05-29-2004, 06:50 PM
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Re: What Scope?

Nikon Tacticle..sakofan..4-16x50mm.
The Optic Zone has them for $809.00, shipped.

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Old 05-31-2004, 06:03 PM
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Re: What Scope?

I've been happy with my Nikon Tactical 2.5-10X44.
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Old 05-31-2004, 06:07 PM
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Re: What Scope?

i was recently at the same spot (same rifle, btw). after much comparing, and looking, and comparing some more, i went leupold 8.5-25x50 lr. i think this is probably the best scope for under $900.
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Old 06-01-2004, 02:08 PM
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Re: What Scope?

Unless you need low power for short-range hunting, then you should take a look at the Nikon Monarch 6.5-20x44 and the Burris Black Diamond 6-24.
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