Rifle scope choice.

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by blumboss33, Oct 19, 2017.

  1. blumboss33

    blumboss33 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a new Hunter and I need help finding a scope. I'm planning on getting a Ruger American. I'm between the Vortex Crossfire 2 and the Leupold VX-1. Which one of these scopes would be the better choice? Any other recommendations? Thanks!
     
  2. RockyMtnMT

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    I would say which ever one seems better to you. Either one should do the trick.

    Steve
     
  3. blumboss33

    blumboss33 Well-Known Member

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    have you tried another one, any particular favorite?
     
  4. RockyMtnMT

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    I would have to say that for my shooting/hunting I use scopes that are a little higher end than what you are looking at. We did get a test rifle with the vortex that you listed and it was able to dial out to 600y and back fine. It comes down to the budget and what you expect from a scope.

    Steve
     
  5. Garycrow

    Garycrow Well-Known Member

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    VX1 Leupold between the two you mentioned. It's a good solid scope.
     
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  6. NWmissouriman

    NWmissouriman Well-Known Member

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    I can't speak for the crossfire, but I have used a VX-1 and I was pretty disappointed when the sun started going down. You could always sell that Benchmade and put that in your scope fund;) lol. I'm kidding, I've got four of them I sometimes think of selling but haven't been able to part with them myself.
     
  7. Roinaa

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    How about Meopta meopro or Zeiss terra ? Both are solid low budget scopes.
     
  8. James_1979

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    I like Leupold. It's a good scope brand.
     
  9. coop2564

    coop2564 Well-Known Member

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    I have had both glass is not the best in either. Save up and get something better.