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Unread 11-07-2011, 08:36 PM
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Which scope ?

I just bought a used Remington 700 XCR 300 ultra mag with a custom trigger and muzzle break. I plan on doing some reloading and eventually get into some longer ranges ( up to 800yrds ? ) I haven't bought a scope yet and i'm looking for some advice for a good scope for under $1200.

Thanks for any advice

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Unread 11-08-2011, 10:21 AM
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Re: Which scope ?

Sightron SIII, Leupold VXIII, Vortex Viper PST, all these are my top picks for that kind of money.

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Unread 11-08-2011, 12:07 PM
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Re: Which scope ?

Vortex Viper PST. An awesome scope under 1k. I love mine and I am saving to purchase another.
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Unread 11-08-2011, 06:41 PM
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Re: Which scope ?

Sightron SIII, or Weaver... Sightron would be my first pick.
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Unread 11-08-2011, 07:24 PM
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Re: Which scope ?

My vote would be for the vxIII.
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Unread 11-09-2011, 12:18 PM
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Re: Which scope ?

I just picked up a Weaver Tactical 3.5-15X50 to throw on a dedicated coyote gun. I am very impressed with the glass. The turrets are repeatable, couldn't have asked for a better box test. For the price, $699.00 plus rings I don't see how you can go wrong. I think I could have gotten the 5.5-20X50 for $799.00. Check it out.

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Unread 11-09-2011, 12:22 PM
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Re: Which scope ?

I use the zeiss conquest 4.5x14x44 w/z-800 reticle on my .300rum's and win mag's
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