vortex viper and viper pst

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by bigry26, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. bigry26

    bigry26 Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking about getting a vortex for my 308. I have been trying to figure out what the main differences are between the viper and the pst. I am on a budget with this one so is the $400 more worth it? Ryan
     
  2. joseph

    joseph Well-Known Member

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    What are you going to use it for and at what distances?

    joseph
     

  3. C.O. Shooter

    C.O. Shooter Well-Known Member

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    On Vortex' website, you can compare the two!
     
  4. bigry26

    bigry26 Well-Known Member

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    The rifle will be an all around rig. paper to 1000 and medium size game to probably 600. I was looking on their site and it looks like mostly the focal plane is the difference. I guess the main thing that I was wondering is are they any different optically
     
  5. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    The PST's come either way, SFP or FFP. I believe the PST line has some unique features like the reticle and the raised magnification ring with reverse facing multipliers.

    I just mounted a 4.5-18x50 SFP on my .338 Savage with Warne Maxima Rings..... a rasical departure for a Leupy person.....:)
     
  6. gamehawker

    gamehawker Well-Known Member

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    I think for the PST with the 50 objective Vortex only makes the:

    4-16x50 (FFP or SFP)
    or
    6-24x50 (FFP or SFP)

    Vortex Optics - Viper PST Riflescopes
     
  7. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Could be. It took Warne high rings to clear the rail......

    So far, very happy with the purchase.