Vortex Viper 6.5-20x44 Quality?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by HowaHunter, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. HowaHunter

    HowaHunter Member

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    I was wondering if anybody owned a Vortex viper 6.5-20x44 scope and how
    durable it is ? I know vortex has decent glass for the money, I am mostly interested in how well the turrets work, does it track well?
     
  2. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    I have one on a 6.5 284 I built. So far it has performed flawlessly. I've clicked it out to 1150 yds. and back to 100 yds and it was still dead on. I'm anxious to see how it does over time.
     

  3. HowaHunter

    HowaHunter Member

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    Thanks for your response, I would also be putting it on a 6.5-284, I am currently building.
     
  4. flyin lizard

    flyin lizard Well-Known Member

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    I just got mine yesterday and it will be going on my 300wsm. When I opened the box all I can say is wow ,,it looks and feels like it is very well made..
     
  5. Armed in Utah

    Armed in Utah Well-Known Member

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    Currently have in use two of the 50mm models....on heavy varmint rifles...

    very clear glass & repeatable clicks.....

    well made and backed by Vortex VIP warranty....

    I like 'em....looking at the new PST series to replace a 4200 Tactical
     
  6. wasgas

    wasgas Well-Known Member

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    I bought a 6.5-20X50 a few months back and love it. This weekend I shot it out to 1,000 yards side by side with my 8.5-25X50 VX-3 and the Vortex is much clearer and sharper at half the cost. It seems very predictable, and repeatable at all ranges. The only issue is the eye relief may not be enough for some of the bigger magnums.