Scope selection??

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by mcharger440, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking for a new scope for my 260, I've used an swfa 10x42 mil-quad for a while now and am looking for more magnification I don't care about brand just accuracy, zero stop is unnecessarily I am on a strict budget ceiling of 1500$ and can't afford to mess up... I will be shooting to 600-1500 regularly
     
  2. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Since you already have SWFA experience, have you considered SWFA SS HD 5-20x50 Tactical 30mm Riflescope | SWFA

    I have the same scope on my .300 WSM and I am very pleased with it.

    Good luck!
     
  3. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    I've definitely considered it just testing the waters looking into what's out there
     
  4. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    SFP or FFP? Hunting or target?
     
  5. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    Mostly target and as long as the mil-dots are accurate I don't care ffp or sfp
     
  6. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Zeiss Conquest in 5-25X-50..??
     
  7. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    I love the glass on the zeiss scopes however the killer for me is I'm only scratching 2700fps and they don't have the amount of adjustment the 30mm scopes do and I need all I can get
     
  8. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    So are the leupold mark 4's that bad
     
  9. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    You install it on top of a 20 MOA rail!
     
  10. Barrelnut

    Barrelnut Well-Known Member

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    Or get it in a Rapid-z. I looked through a Zeiss HD just a few days ago at Cabela's. For $1400 the glass was absolutely awesome! Then looked thru a NSX it was no where near as good as the Zeiss. Glass does matter. To me anyway, I'm old.
     
  11. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    Sightron SIII or Vortex Viper PST will do you very well. I prefer the Sightron's,I have 5 of them.
     
  12. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    its in an ar-10 platform with a 24" benchmark barrel I already have a badger ordinance 20 moa scope mount for 30mm rings so I am trying to stick with the 30mm tube ive heard about the sightrons but no first hand experiance
     
  13. mcharger440

    mcharger440 Well-Known Member

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    Ok decision is made sightron SIII ffp 6-24mh model
     
  14. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    You should be happy with that choice. I'll send you a PM with a link to a great dealer with really good prices on them.