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Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

 
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Old 01-28-2014, 12:00 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

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i would get a 4.5-14 leup with cds. light , clear , versatile. enough power to determine if it is you or the rifle. i would not a get a fixed power , i would not get a power lower than 14. i would sell what scope and rifles i needed to do it.
i wouldnt get a fixed power either. You just never know when you have to change your power setting
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Old 01-28-2014, 12:15 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

if it is a dedicated target rifle you can get a 36x bushnell for 300. if i was going to use it to hunt and targets i would get a 4.5-14 , 5-15 or similar that i could afford. problem is at some point you have to have laser range finder too, for your distance unless you can judge within 15-25 yards.
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:36 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

Pay once cry once. Forget about saying I dont have money now. Whats going to happen, your going to buy mediocre stuff now only to get rid of it later because you need better equipment. . Its a waste buying just get me there stuff now. Wait wait and buy great
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:41 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

Well what about the higher end SWFA scopes? I've seen there use forst hand and heard from those that use them, and they seem to do great for those folks
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:49 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

right now on ebay there are Leupold 4.5-14X-50 with target knobs going for less then $500. Just make sure it's a real Leupold and not one of the cheap knock offs they try to sell on there. If it doesn't have the Leupold emblem or a serial number on it - pass
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Old 01-28-2014, 03:41 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

factory ammo through a factory sporter weight barrel= $$$. i bought a vortex viper 6.5-20 for 279 plus ship. i also bought a 7mm mag sendero from texas with a scope and mounts for 485$ plus shipping.
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Old 01-28-2014, 11:07 PM
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Re: Which rifle to use for first long range set up.

Hi guys i was looking for long range rifle with 300 wsm so my friend he told me check those rifle ( savage 12 VLP DBM ) or ( winchester Model 70 Coyote Light ) or ( browning X-Bolt Long Range Hunter Carbon Fiber ) i got confuse on which one to buy , so please i need some help which is the best long range accurate rifle between those 3 in factory ammo ? please i need a help or idea to make my mind on one thanks .

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