best long range scope for under 1000

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by matt_3479, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    I would like to put a good long range scope on my 300. wsm for under 1000 dollars before tax. With tax would be awesome but doesn't seem like it will happen. So before tax is due able. someone said that the Vortex viper pst FFP is what im looking for? anyone care to share
     
  2. eyeballjr

    eyeballjr Well-Known Member

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    What power range, Objective size, stuff like that are you looking at?
     

  3. cobaddog

    cobaddog New Member

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    I had the same question about a week ago. I have a Browning A-Bolt Stalker 300 WSM. I did a lot of research and kept coming back to the Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14X44 RZ-800 reticle. I had to order it, so its coming in. I'm waiting, but not patiently.
     
  4. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    well its a big game rifle for shots 600 and closer mainly and practices out too 1000 yards.So something like 4-16, 5-20 maybe x 44, 50,56
     
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    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    I have two Bushnell 6500 tactical scopes with mil dot reticle in 2.5-16x44 mounted on 20 MOA rails. I really like them on a big game rifle. They give you the ability to take a close shot in thick scrub as well as long range.

    One is on a .338WM and the other is on a .338RUM.

    Both are great scopes and I have shot past 1000 yards with both. Elevation turret adjustment is repeatable but not as advertised. ie 1/4 MOA clicks are actually about 0.27 clicks on both scopes, so this needs to be taken into account when dialing up for long distance. Out to 600 yards it will not be too much of an issue.

    Apart from this I have had no other issues with these scopes.
     
  7. Bill Maylor

    Bill Maylor Well-Known Member

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    Trijicon, Zeiss, Leupold!!! All three manufacturers make very repeatable crystal clear class for $1000.00 or less. All with very good track records around these parts. Bill Maylor..