Bushnell Elite 6500 Scopes?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Chopaka81, May 4, 2008.

  1. Chopaka81

    Chopaka81 Well-Known Member

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    I have been working my way thru various threads here that have comments regarding the Bushnell 6500 scopes. I have found the 2.5-16x44 MD scope to be of particular interest.

    I am looking for an explaination of the adjustments being push - pull. What does that mean? :confused:

    Maybe I should have asked this question in the newbie forum instead...?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Push pull ????????

    Hey man I just bought that Bushnell elite 6500 2.5x16x50MM I don't know what your talking about? But I will say that scope is "Bad to the Bone" I'm seriously thinking of buying another one. Love the optics ,cross hairs are great. I bagged me a nice 34lb coyote with that scope. Thumbs up on the 6500s.
     

  3. sniperVLS

    sniperVLS Well-Known Member

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    He means it doesn't have tactical turrets and they "look" like regular turret caps screw on and off. Bushnell calls them "push-pull". I wondered about that myself and you having one in your home...hopefully you can answer so we understand.

    To access the turrets, do you simple pull them out, do your come-ups and push it back in when done?
     
  4. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Ok I see what you mean.

    You unscrew caps like any non Tactical scope. Adjust turrets like any other scope when you sure that's where you want it. You pull the knobs and they will spin free and then turn them to the "zero"index and push them back in place to "Set" them.Then you screw the caps back that you had to unscrew and remove to gain access to turrets.Cool as beans. These scope can focus down to less then 10 yards. I love it but I which we had more reticle selection.
     
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  5. sniperVLS

    sniperVLS Well-Known Member

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    So the push-pull refers to returning them back to zero, Thanks for the explanation. Now here's hoping the thread starter checks back in to see this :)
     
  6. overbore

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    Recoil

    shifting, Point of Impact, has this been tested on this good looking scope??? Will appreciate any findings. thx. Overbore
     
  7. Chopaka81

    Chopaka81 Well-Known Member

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    IW,
    Thanks for the explaination. That just pushed me over the edge, I'm ordering 2 of the 2.5-16x40 MD scopes.
    Thanks again,
    Don
     
  8. sniperVLS

    sniperVLS Well-Known Member

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    All the Elites have excellent repeatability, I have 1(10x fixed 3200) and have used 2 others(both variables and both 3200s as well) and all track perfectly. The 4200s are better yet and the 6500s as good as if not better than the 4200s so don't fret.

    Hoped that answered your question :)

    Chopaka, let me know what ya think when they arrive. I'm thinking about getting the 4200 6-24x50 with the tactical knobs. the 2.5x sure would be nice in the woods though. Damn all these scopes!
     
  9. Jon Jackoviak

    Jon Jackoviak Well-Known Member

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    Sniper,

    We are coming out with a 4.5-22.5x50 with tactical style knobs on our new Clearidge Ultra XP5 coming out in August. This might provide you with a lower power range for you.
     
  10. overbore

    overbore Well-Known Member

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    Great data point

     
  11. sniperVLS

    sniperVLS Well-Known Member

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