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Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review By Troy Adams

 
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:23 AM
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Re: Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review By Troy Adams

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Back to the Vortex....Anyone have an opinion regarding the Viper series vs. Nikon Monarchs... in particular the Viper 4-12x40 PA vs. the Monarch 3-12x 42 SF?

Or Viper 6.5-20x44 PA vs the Monarch 5-20x44 SF?

Anyone have a feel of how the Viper PA, Viper PST, Viper HS, compare with the various lines of Monarchs?
I have the Viper 6.5-20x44 PA on my RRA. It is my opinion that money spend on vortex optics (the viper in particular) is money well spent. My only complaint ( and a minor one) is that cranked up to 20 power, the eye relief is kind of short. That is to be expected on a scope that cost less than 5 bills. The turrets are solid and accurate. the glass isn't the best but its much better than what I expected for a scope in this price range. Unless you need the the feature set of the PST line, (at twice the price) I think the viper is the best variable powered optic with a three digit price tag.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:09 AM
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Re: Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review By Troy Adams

I topped a Bell and Carlson stocked Remington 700 SPS .204 with a Viper PST 4-14x44 in a DNZ low one piece mount. I love the fact that's it's got a playings card's clearance between objective bell and barrel. The problem is the darn near 90 degree bolt turn of the Remington puts the handle too close to the scope's large ocular end. I'm NOT going to a higher mount. I'll fork up the cash to get the stock bolt handle or a custom handle welded onto the bolt. That super low optic to bore centerline is too good to give up.
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Re: Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review By Troy Adams

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This is a thread for discussion of the article, Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review , By Troy Adams. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.
Have a 3x9 vortex on my 375,very good optics-adj work when needed/has been thru alot of recoils/weather & travels hard to beat for the $
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Re: Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review By Troy Adams

I have gone through the review and i must say its amazing. The points mentioned seems correct about the Vortex Viper 4-12x40 in the document. There are plenty of dealer who offers rifle scopes & one can buy online too. Vortex Viper HS Rifle Scopes and Vortex Viper PST Rifle Scope are another pretty impressive scopes for your rifle.




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