- Jul 16, 2016
You want a top of the line do all scope with a buy once cry once mentality?I’m setting up my first long range rifle and don’t know which scope to choose. I really want to buy something I’m happy with and not look back and wonder if I could’ve done better...buy once, cry once, I guess. But I also want to be judicious with my money. I’ll spend it, but there has to be value there in return.
The gun I will be setting up is a Remington Sendero chambered in 338 RUM. The primary use for this gun will be hunting for elk hunting out to 1000 yards. However, I also would like to use the gun to ring steel out to a mile. Finally, I’d like to be able to move this scope to my varmint rifle(Remington .222 or ar-15 in 6.8 spc II) for night hunting, so illumination is necessary.
So for pure hunting purposes, it seems Swarovski and Zeiss are top of the line. For the long range target crowd it appears Nightforce, March, and Vortex are Popular. Finally, all my varmint hunting buddies are enamored with Trijicon.
So I need y’all to help me combine all these categories into the one best do all scope. I’m not above buying used either, so I anyone has suggestions there, I’m listening.
Schmidt and Bender PM2 5-25x56.
You’ll be good for whatever.