Sightron 3.5-10x50 an all rounder?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by steelshooter, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. steelshooter

    steelshooter Well-Known Member

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    I can't find much of a review of this scope, is anyone using these?
    I want a scope to that is suitable for practical rifle comp and hunting on foot.
    The comp which is shot out to 500m requires a mil or moa type reticle but I'm worried it may be too fine for fast target acquisition when hunting.
    I don't want to be carrying a big bulky scope all day and I thought the 3.5-10 would be smaller and lighter and therefore better for stalking.
    The illuminated version would also be good for spotlighting as fine crosshairs seem to disappear in low light.
    I am trying to make this rifle a "do it all" gun.

    your thoughts?
     
  2. Elkwonder

    Elkwonder Well-Known Member

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    I have identical thoughts as yours. I just ordered one that should be here tomorrow. I cant wait to try it out. I will be putting it one a 7mm-08 that I am building as my lightweight mountain rifle. It came down to the sightron and the PST for me. I really liked the power range of the 4-16 and the zero stop on the PST better, but I just read TOO many bad reviews on it. I think if a person wants the 6-24 PST, they cant go wrong, but the 4-16 just isn't the same from what I read. I couldn't find any bad reviews on the sightron, so if I like my 3.5-10 sightron, I will be ordering a 6-24 shortly after!!!
     

  3. Browninglover1

    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    I have two Sightron SIII 6-24 and love them. Elkwonder let us know how you like the 3.5-10. I've wanted to buy one for my 300 WSM for quite a while but can't decide if I should just buy a third 6-24 instead.
     
  4. Elkwonder

    Elkwonder Well-Known Member

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    I will do bud. I am thinking it will be the cats rear end....
     
  5. steelshooter

    steelshooter Well-Known Member

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    Elkwonder it seems we are in a similar situation. Mine would also be going on my 708.
    Browninglover1 I too have a Siii 6-24 LRMOA and think it's a great scope. I wish they made one with a top end of about 14x, I used to think I had to have 20x plus scopes but I just don't use it.
     
  6. steelshooter

    steelshooter Well-Known Member

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    I've bee waiting for your feedback on this. Have you had a chance to use your new scope yet?
     
  7. ZSteinle

    ZSteinle Well-Known Member

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    Where is this 50mm obj model. I only see the 44mm
     
  8. steelshooter

    steelshooter Well-Known Member

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    Yes you are right. That was my mistake.