Bushnell LRHSi replacement?

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  1. 86alaskan

    86alaskan Well-Known Member

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    So, we know that the LRHSi has been discontinued. Is there a replacement on the horizon? what are they planning. Looking at picking up one in 4.5-18.
     
  2. OLI62

    OLI62 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Best I've been able to ascertain is that it's the "Forge" model they introduced at the NRA Show. They've got info regarding it up on their web site now.

    Looks like a souped-up "Engage" with better glass. I'm underwhelmed but will reserve judgement until some testers wring it out.
     
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  3. Red man

    Red man Well-Known Member

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    I have been told they are making the same scope but the wind turret will be exposed like a normal tactical scope and not capped. LRTS and LRTSI
     
  4. 86alaskan

    86alaskan Well-Known Member

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    Mike 338 Well-Known Member

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    Nice catalog with most specs of interest listed. It seems that although the Forge line has some nice features, it really isn't a replacement for the LRHSi. The LRHSi seemed to be "purpose built" while the Forge is an affordable cross-over range/tactical/competition option that can be used for hunting.

    Can't say how many times I looked for a sale on the LRHSi. Maybe that's why they scrapped them. Couldn't sell them at the price they needed.
     
  6. Hondo64d

    Hondo64d Well-Known Member

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    GAP is expecting the final shipment of 4.5-18 LRHSis in July. They are going to be letting those go for $800 again. They are taking deposits now.

    http://www.gaprecision.net/ga-store/optics/bushnell-lrhs-4-5-18x44-g2h-illum-1.html

    John
     
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    Aoudad shooter1975 Well-Known Member

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    Great scopes--bushnell was on a roll with the LRHS and DMR and XRS scopes...I was at NRA and yes underwhelmed is the word--I see bean counters got involved...the took 3 steps back

    Ed
     
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  8. Hondo64d

    Hondo64d Well-Known Member

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    Though not designated as the replacement for the LRHSi, the LRTSi is a viable substitute. Love mine...

    John
     
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  9. Mike 338

    Mike 338 Well-Known Member

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    I checked out the LRTSi. Seems pretty much like the same scope without the doughnut in the reticle and the cap on the windage. Thanks for the heads up on the GAP closeout. Just ordered one.
     
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  10. Catskills

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    Hondo, they don’t list that price anymore. Have you spoken to them lately?
     
  11. Hondo64d

    Hondo64d Well-Known Member

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    I haven’t spoken with them but have read that they have sold them all.

    John
     
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    Catskills Member

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    At 1500,not sure I would try something else....
     
  13. Hondo64d

    Hondo64d Well-Known Member

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    They have discontinued the LRHS. The LRTS is pretty much the same thing and I will have one here NIB if you are interested. It will be priced very reasonably. I’ve also recently gotten a Nightforce SHV F1. So far, it is looking like a great alternative.

    John
     
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  14. Catskills

    Catskills Member

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    How does the glass quality of the SHV compare?