VX3 4.5-14x40 OR VX3 4.5-14x40 CDS

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Nikolakangrga, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. Nikolakangrga

    Nikolakangrga Well-Known Member

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    VX3 4.5-14x40 OR VX3 4.5-14x40 CDS?

    Does anyone have any experience with the CDS model? Is it worth the money? I will be using this scope for mainly hunting. It will be mounted on my .300WM. What do you guys think?

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  2. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    The scopes you list are the basic same, one just has a custom balistic specific dial. The dial is only as good as info you give them to a point. You want to shoot your loads out to range you will use and give them drops, as shown on this site some where. Example 100,200, 300, -800, etc.I have one and like the low profile, plus I have a standard dial in MOA
     
  3. azsugarbear

    azsugarbear Well-Known Member

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    I have the CDS on my Rem model 7 in 243. I assume you have the 1" tube model. I am still trying to work up a good load using the stock Rem barrel, so I haven't developed a drop chart yet to send to Leupold. Although you will probably have room for multiple revolutions within the tube, I believe the replacement turret will only have enough room for oputside markings for only one revolution - which should get you out to 500-600 yds with most calibers. Not really getting out into the long range territory, but good enough for most (not all) hunting situations.
     
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    You can go past one revolution, mine goes to 1000 on my 325 WSM, Order without stop, plus mine is on mil dot , and you pick your zero, say you could have a zero of 400 for antelope