Vortex Diamondback

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by alloutsmith3, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. alloutsmith3

    alloutsmith3 Well-Known Member

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    For the people who have some experience with this scope what is your opinion of it. I'm considering getting one with the BDC reticle. I'm currently using a Barska Huntmaster Pro and I like the optical quality but am just not happy with its ablility to hold a zero. Thanks
     
  2. D.A.T.

    D.A.T. Well-Known Member

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    i use the diamondback 4-12x40 on my 22-250,before that it was on my 30-06.excellent scope and warrenty,thats a big plus.its sharp clear and does what i need to real well.optics planet has them on sale for 189.00
     

  3. mthunter86

    mthunter86 Well-Known Member

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    Vortex offers an amazing value at all their price points. I have never dealt with a company that takes such good care of their customers to. I don't think you can go wrong with their products.
     
  4. Jon A

    Jon A Well-Known Member

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    While they may be decent scopes for the price, my personal opinion is for big game hunting, especially at long range, with the amount of money you need to spend on your rifle, with the amount of money you need to spend on ammo so you can shoot it enough to be competent at long range....you'll be better off in the end saving up and buying a better scope.

    For only the additional cost of a couple boxes of bullets, you could get a Viper 6.5-20 instead and have a much better, more reliable scope. Optics are important in this endeavor.
     
  5. alloutsmith3

    alloutsmith3 Well-Known Member

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    The plan is to actually pick up one of the Viper HS LR scopes when they're released this summer and put the Diamondbacks on my 17HMR and AR15.
     
  6. Lapua guy

    Lapua guy Well-Known Member

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    Check your hunting regs. IR are a no no in many states if you go the PST route.
     
  7. Jon A

    Jon A Well-Known Member

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    Ah, I see. Sounds like a good plan to me.