Best combination

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by fuzzystead, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. fuzzystead

    fuzzystead Well-Known Member

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    I have two guns and two scopes that need to come together. What would be the best combination? The guns are a Remington 700 CDL in a 264 win mag and the other is a Savage model 116 in a 6.5-284. The two scopes I have are a Zeiss 4.5-14x44 with the Z 800 reticle and the other is a Nikon Monarch 3, 5-20x44 SF with. BDC retical.

    Thank You Fuzzy
     
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  2. ShooterMedic

    ShooterMedic Well-Known Member

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    First a quesiton for you.

    1. Which gun and scope do you like most?

    Both are very capable rounds.

    Both scopes are great. The Ziess from what I understand is more useful than the Nikon BDC.

    I think I would put the Ziess on the 6.5x284 only for the simple fact I like the round better.
     

  3. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Put the Zeiss on your "go to gun" and call it good.
     
  4. JeffP40

    JeffP40 Well-Known Member

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    Feenix called it. One of the rifles will be the one you want to use most. The Zeiss will be the best I believe.
     
  5. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    I'd put the Nikon on the 6.5-284. JohnnyK.
     
  6. JimBoIHN

    JimBoIHN Well-Known Member

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    I would put a scope on each gun, and get out late in the day and see which one does the best job under low light. That would be the one I would want on my long range, go-to gun. Seems like low light conditions, either early or late, invariably offer the best trophy opportunity. The big guys ain't dumb, but they might start moving a little early or linger a little late.