Sightron SIII 8-32x56 Scope

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by TacticalRem, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. TacticalRem

    TacticalRem Member

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    I've read many of the reviews on several forums and I would like any information you all may have regardingt his scope. I have a Remington 308 in AICS stock and currently have a Huskemaw 5-20 With Baiilistic Turets. I want to maily shoot long range targets and the Huskemaw is not enough for my eyes. Any of you older shooters have any experiemce with the Sightrons?
    Thanks
     
  2. Loner

    Loner Well-Known Member

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    Sightron 3 glass is generally rated a tic above Nightforce. The scopes aren't as tough
    and lack the features of the high end scopes but know one knocks them for glass. Which
    appears to be what you are looking for. They do not have a lot of windage and elevation
    adjustment so study the specs and make sure it will do what you need.
     

  3. 6.5x300

    6.5x300 Well-Known Member

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    As I recall the 8-32x56 SIII has 80 moa of elv travel. so half that at 40moa for total up elv potential. Add a 20 moa base and you have 60 MOA of total elv. I have the new 6-24x50 moa-2 SIII scope. It has 100 total moa elv travel, 70 MOA of up elv avialbe with 20 MOA base.

    If you look at the ballistic charts when you get to the max range of your elv travel the difference in 10 MOA is only like 200 yrds or so, maybe less. I don't recal how far 60 MOA of elv vs. 50 MOA got in max range but it was a long ways.

    Not that this info will alter you decision any but I have been very happy with the SIII I have so far.

    Good shooting

    BT
     
  4. Loner

    Loner Well-Known Member

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    The Sightron specs say 70 moa on the 8-32x56 30mm tubes. With a base you still have
    70 moa of travel. 35 up and 35 down. 55 Up will get you out a ways with most calibers
    with a 20 moa base.
     
  5. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    Sightron SIII glass is fantastic. Just find the one that has enough internal elevation adjustment for your needs.
     
  6. dariuszczyszczon

    dariuszczyszczon Well-Known Member

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