Best Hunting Scope for $1500-2000 budget?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by nctta, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. nctta

    nctta Well-Known Member

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    Looking for best scope for basic hunting out to 500yards. Not looking to twist turrets, but would possible like to illuminated reticle.

    Duralyt 3-12x56 illuminated #60 or Leupold vx6 3-18x50 CDS illuminated #4??? Any better choices?
     
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  2. Rudolph Optics

    Rudolph Optics Official LRH Sponsor

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    Nctta,


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  3. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    Take a look at a Swarovski Z5. Out to 500 their ballistic turret is a great feature, or you can get a holdover reticle. They are light, very clear, and durable. It doesn't have an illuminated reticle, and I think the Z6's that do are over $2000. If that is a deal killer maybe look at a Vortex.
     
  4. toader

    toader Well-Known Member

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    Nightforce NXS scopes are hard to beat = good glass & exceptional durability / tracking!!