What is your Favorite Long Range Scope and Why?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by KillerBee, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. KillerBee

    KillerBee Well-Known Member

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    My Favorite long range scope is my Huskemaw Blue Diamond 5-20x50. I love it's light weight and Huskemaw's easy to use turret system.

    What is yours and why?

    :)
     
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  2. Barrelnut

    Barrelnut Well-Known Member

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    I like the Vortex PST Gen 1. The reticle is simple 1 MOA. The turrets are only 12 MOA per rotation, but they dial accurately and have very good tactical feel and a nice audible ka-thunk on every click. Easy to count clicks just by feel.

    For me the PST Gen 11 MOA reticle is just too busy and although you get 25 MOA per rotation, the turrets have lost much of their feel.

    The Huskemaw is a very nice scope. I have had the chance to play with one before.
     
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  3. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    My lrp 6.5-20 with impact reticle.
    The reticle is easy to use for holdovers, I like the tall turret when ur behind the gun and when it’s cold out and I have gloves on there’s enough knob to get cranking on. In that price range for me the glass edges out my Zeiss, sightron and Burris veracity. I also really like the alumina flip caps
     
  4. KillerBee

    KillerBee Well-Known Member

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    One guy I was talking too told me that my Huskemaw was a horrible scope because the glass is like looking through coke bottle glass lol.
     
  5. WeiserBucks

    WeiserBucks Well-Known Member

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    I like all of them that track reliably and absolutely hate the ones that don't .
     
  6. Weatherby Fan

    Weatherby Fan Well-Known Member

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    Im very happy with my new Zeiss Conquest V4 4-16x44, with a 100 zero I have
    53 MOA of vertical adjustment up from there, I have the scope mounted on my custom built 6.5PRC so should be able to hit the metal plates out to 1000 and beyond.
    So far the tracking has been spot on.
     
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  7. Ckleeves

    Ckleeves Well-Known Member

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    If I was made of money all my rifles would wear Swaro X-5’s in 3-18 4WX. Illuminated reticle. Unfortunately I’m not so anything that’s tracks reliable is my favorite.
     
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  8. CMP70306

    CMP70306 Well-Known Member

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    So far my Gen 2 Razor is my favorite though depending on how the testing of my Revic goes I might have a tie.
     
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  9. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    For a SFP scope,the Sightron SIII series is hard to beat. They have very good glass,and will track with the best scopes made. I have 5 of them.

    In FFP,I really enjoy using my IOR Valdada Recon. It has been excellent in every way I've used it. I recently bought a Revic scope but haven't mounted it on anything yet,USPS has been playing games on getting my rings delivered.

    The Athlon Cronus & Cronus BTR scopes are also very good FFP scopes for the money. I have an original Cronus,and while it's not in the same class as scopes that cost $2500 and up,it lacks very little in operating like one.
     
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  10. dok7mm

    dok7mm Well-Known Member

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    3-24x52 ffp March.
    PROS - excellent glass & coatings, light weight, positive clicks & reliable dialing, great reticles, and easy zero stop setup.

    CONS - none except price
     
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  11. buckrub30-378

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    Hopefully it will be my new Leupold Mark 5, but I haven't used it yet
     
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  12. Greyfox

    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    LOL.....He was probably looking through the wrong end!
     
  13. KillerBee

    KillerBee Well-Known Member

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    Most likely lol
     
  14. Greyfox

    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    My favorite LR hunting scope: March 2.5x25x52 SFP, MP3(2MOA)Reticle.
    -Superb glass that is “unique” in its ability to filter low sun glare
    -Very fast, and certain parallax/focus control.
    -Low profile turrets that track precisely, 120MOA range, very positive feel, and excellent visibility.
    -Clean, nicely weighted reticle/ [email protected], [email protected]
    -Compact size and light weight: 13.3” length, 23.5 ounce weight
     
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