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What is your Long Range scope?

 
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:24 PM
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What is your Long Range scope?

For your long range shooting what Scope did you choose for your rifle.? Why ?
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:09 PM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

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Originally Posted by Greg Duerr View Post
For your long range shooting what Scope did you choose for your rifle.? Why ?
6.5-20 Zeiss Conquest

Reasons...far too many to list
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:13 PM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

Nightforce and leupold
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:07 PM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

I see you are shopping as well...........

I have numerous brands mounted on numerous rifles, Leupold, Zeiss, Nikon, Vortex and even a Bushnell but I like the Vortex Viper line the best for value versus ease of operation and clarity. They aren't Nightforce or S&B, but they do a good job for the money spent.

Candidly, the all appear about the same to me when I look through them, even the Bushnell (Japanese LOE) is good.

Good points and bad points... Thne Leupolds operate smoothly but are getting pricey. Ziess also works smoothly but the offerings are limited. Nikon's have a bulky magnification adjustment (I have a Nikon on my ML because it's in realtree and matches my CVA). Vortex work slick but they are heavy scopes and the lone Bushnell is on my 44 Magnum. It's a Japanese Bushnell Deerrslayer that I don't believe is sold anymore. Nice scope, unlimited eye relief and fixed parallelax but it's a handgun scope and it's only a 1-4.
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:07 PM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

S&B PMII 4-16 P4LF on a Sauer 202 XT Synchro 300WM

S&B PMII 4-16 P4LF on a Blaser R8 Pro 7x64

Swarovski Z6i 3-18 BT on a Blaser R8 Pro 300WM

Vortex Viper PST 6-24SFP on a Tikka M65 in a GRS stock 6,5x55swe - only used for rangeshooting


S&B PMII cause they are nice - I would not take a shot longer than 800 meters on any living thing so 16x is plenty.
Swarovski cause they are nice - The ballistic turret concept I feel is a bit limited when comparing to PMII, also missing windage.
Vortex since price performance is much nicer then the other above
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:04 PM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

I have a NF 5.5-22x56, and it is a great tool at long range. I have two swaro Z5's, and they are great (and relatively light) glass. I tend to agree with Tiggre - the BT loses functionality past about 500yds.
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Old 09-20-2013, 08:18 AM
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Re: What is your Long Range scope?

What is the BT? Has anyone used the Velocity Reticle from Night Force?
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