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Old 03-22-2013, 09:19 PM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

Which scope would be better to get?

Vortex Viper HS 4-16x50
Or this
vortex viper 6.5-20x50 PA matte DBC retical
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:33 PM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

The "dead hold BDC" on either looks OK. Just remember it is only calibrated for max magnification though. You may not always be able to use 20x.

The 4-16x50 LR with exposed elevation turret would in my opinion be a better choice. No need to fuss with a loose turret cap that you have to unscrew in order to dial up elevation. You can use the reticle for wind if you stay on top of the reticle scale vs magnification. If shooting at paper or steel at 1000 yards you can remove the windage cap to dial wind.

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Old 03-23-2013, 11:05 AM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

I just bought a Vortex viper PST 6-24x50 FFP EBR-1 MOA so my planned budget is a little bit over

so now the rifle.
Thinking now I should get a Savage .308 with the accutrigger

whats the difference between the savage 10 and 110?
I plan on getting an aftermarket barrel so need to get a cheap used one.
any body has any connections to were I can procure one?

thanks in advance for everyone recommendations

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Old 03-23-2013, 11:17 AM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

A 110 is a long action. Not needed for a 308 but needed for a 30-06. If you get a model 10 308, I would first see how it does with the factory barrel. The factory twist rates for the 308 are fine, it will allow you to shoot pretty much anything you can load and accuracy is usually good once you get stock bedding and barrel free floating sorted out. Of course if it has a skinny sporter barrel you still may want to test it, but obviously you will get more reliable results then with a "proper" varmint contour 26" barrel.

It is the 223's and 243's which do not have adequate twist rates to shoot decent bullets. The models 10's sold with some heavy contour barrels and if you get one of those you may be set for a while.

You will like that scope. I just got the same one (my second Vortex FFP) this week.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:06 PM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

You will like that scope. I just got the same one (my second Vortex FFP) this week.[/QUOTE]

wow!!!

so how much does a 10 usually cost? and were the hell can I buy it? daddy needs to
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:37 PM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

Here is a left hand one at Buds. Might want to look carefully at the stock to see if it is going to suit your right eye dominance for cheek weld. Otherwise get a right hand model. I think the type of stock shown is ambidextrous.

Savage Left Hand 308 Win. Law Enforcement/24" Heavy Fluted B $743.00 SHIPS FREE
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:02 PM
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Re: Rifle + scope for 1K, is it possible?

The only warning I will give you on a 308 is not to buy if you do not have ammo for it. It is virtually impossible to obtain ammo or even reloading supplies for 308 right now. On the other hand you can get 243 Win stuff, both loaded ammo and reloading components. Who knows how long this situation is going to go on ?
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