Best scope under 1200

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by reloaderlen, May 12, 2015.

  1. reloaderlen

    reloaderlen Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure this has been asked thousand times over but with innovations changing daily I will ask again . I will be shooting under 800 yards using magnum cal
    And need the best light gathering scope I can get my hands on for $1200 or less , maybe I should say 1000 or less that way I have a couple hundred for good mounts and rings . Back to the shots they could come from 0 to 800 yards . Right now I use Leupold but none are exceptional in low light . So far I'm pretty impressed with Zeiss,
    Please give your suggestions , Thanks Len
     
  2. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Target? Size? SFP or FFP?
     
  3. reloaderlen

    reloaderlen Well-Known Member

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    I woulld like one to use for both target and hunting but mainly hunting
     
  4. FearNoWind

    FearNoWind Well-Known Member

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    I'd shop Zeiss, Leupold, or Sightron
     
  5. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Check out the Burris Veracity 4-20x50 FFP and SWFA 5-25x50 FFP.
     
  6. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Zeiss or Meopta
     
  7. rangerman

    rangerman Well-Known Member

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    Sightron SIII. My two sons and I own four of the 6x24x50 MOA and have been very well pleased with them both for hunting and target shooting.
     
  8. timberbuck

    timberbuck Well-Known Member

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    Swarovski Z3 4x12x50 with BRH reticle-if you do not want to twist turrets and want ot use use a hold over reticle.

    Sightron S111 6x24x50 LR. I like the MOA2 reticle with illumination.
     
  9. BEEMAN

    BEEMAN Well-Known Member

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    Sightron SIII or NF SHV. There was a SHV in the classifieds here the other day for $950 I believe.
     
  10. reloaderlen

    reloaderlen Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone for all the replies , I will check into every brand that has been mentioned and will post what I have went with . Thanks again for the help