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Old 12-08-2013, 12:04 PM
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perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

What would you guys recommend as the perfect scope for a 338 Win mag used for elk hunting? Brand, power, etc? Thanks.
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Old 12-08-2013, 01:03 PM
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

I put a Leupold 4.5-14x50 on my .340 Weatherby and am pleased with it, kind of depends on how open the country you will be hunting in is, but for all around use this combo is working well.
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Old 12-08-2013, 03:32 PM
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

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I put a Leupold 4.5-14x50 on my .340 Weatherby and am pleased with it, kind of depends on how open the country you will be hunting in is, but for all around use this combo is working well.
+1 leupold 4.5-14 is a great combination for the 338 win mag

Another to keep in mind is the vortex viper 6.5-20. This is what's on my 338wm and I am extremely impressed!
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

Not sure about perfect, but I have a Burris FFII 4.5-14x42 with BP reticle on mine ... Ruger M77 MKII Facelift and Range Report
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Old 12-13-2013, 10:30 AM
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

I have a Lepould 3.5 x10 with the Boone Crokett reticle on my 338 Win

My load is the 225 Accubond with Reloader 19
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:43 PM
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

Nightforce 5.5-22 with NPR1 for me on everything. Have really grown to like it.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:24 AM
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Re: perfect scope for 338 WM. ?

I have both a Leupold 4.5-14x40 and a 3.5-10x40. Both are excellent tools. Any quality mid range variable will work just fine. The rule of thumb for scopes is always "Buy once, cry once." In optics, you get exactly what you pay for, and cheap scopes are a recipe for disappointment and a ruined hunt.
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