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#3302227 - 07/25/13 07:50 PM Best Scope
BAMA BOW MERKER
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What is the best scope under $500 in your opinion? Will be purchasing a new scope in the next month for my new 7mm rem mag. I'm leaning toward Nikon's Monarch 4-16 x 50mm. Any reviews of this scope or suggestions of others welcome.
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#3302233 - 07/25/13 07:54 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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I like the Nikons and they have a lifetime warranty. I bought a Bushnell $79.99 scope a couple years ago before Bone Collector put their name on it and the price jumped up. It is the best scope I have ever had. It's on my muzzy
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#3302272 - 07/25/13 08:32 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: JCDEERMAN]
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leupold vx3. for that gun i would get the 3.5-10x40. they will be right at 500.00 but the best warranty and customer service in the biz. they also have the best resale by far. they are sleek,attractive light and trim. you will notice they are used in advertisments for attractive rifles. there is a reason for that,
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#3302292 - 07/25/13 08:44 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: redblood]
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Mine is a 3X9X40....FYI
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#3302336 - 07/25/13 09:12 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: redblood
leupold vx3. for that gun i would get the 3.5-10x40. they will be right at 500.00 but the best warranty and customer service in the biz. they also have the best resale by far. they are sleek,attractive light and trim. you will notice they are used in advertisments for attractive rifles. there is a reason for that,
well said.
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#3302338 - 07/25/13 09:14 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: JCDEERMAN]
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I've got the Nikon Monarch on one gun and the Leupold vx3 on another and can't tell enough difference for the price difference. Like em both BTW...
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#3302358 - 07/25/13 09:50 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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Depends how far you intend to shoot. 4-16x50 is a LOT of magnification for whitetail deer hunting. I would look at one of the 2-10x40's out there, like the Minox ZA-5. The 2x magnification on the low-end is great for deep woods and thicket hunting and the 10x magnification on the high-end will easily handle any open ground hunting that Tennessee or most places will offer you.

For this sale price ($300) on a 2-10x40 you will not find a better value in a quality 5x magnification scope.

Minox ZA-5 2-10x40

If you want the big 50mm objective then you can pay an extra $100 for the 2-10x50mm

Minox ZA-5 2-10x50

If you really want seriously big time magnification then this 3-15x42 can't be beat at this price of $350.

Minox ZA-5 3-15x42

Or, if you really want a quality scope with big time magnification, side focus, and a big objective, then you can get this 3x15x50 bad boy with an illuminated standard duplex reticle for $500 as an open box special.

Minox ZA-5 3-15x50 w/Side Focus

The Minox scopes are engineered in Germany, built with Schott glass (Schott is owned by Zeiss), and assembled right here in the USA. You will not find a better value under $500.

Or, you could pay $530 for a Leupold 4.5-14x40 and get similar quality, the same warranty and an inferior magnification range for quite a bit more money out of your pocket.

Good scope shopping to you!


Edited by Vermin93 (07/25/13 09:54 PM)
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#3302360 - 07/25/13 09:55 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: gatodoc]
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Either Zeiss or Leupold VX3.
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#3302363 - 07/25/13 10:00 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Bone Collector]
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#3302366 - 07/25/13 10:07 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: deerhunter10]
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zeiss .
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#3302437 - 07/26/13 01:05 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: chip]
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Listen to Vermin93, ditch big magnification for quality glass. I've got a 4-16x50 Monarch on a 300 Win Mag but I put it together as an elk/mule deer gun. That much magnification is generally not needed for the average Tennesee whitetail hunt.

VX3, Monarch or Zeiss are all good options.
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#3302530 - 07/26/13 07:01 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Rubberduck270]
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In my experience, I would not use Nikon if you gave one to me. I would sell it to the next "sucker". Horrible customer service and a poor product, again IMO. Leupold makes great optics and their customer service is first rate. My comparisons as far as quality is concerned have been done watching LOTS of game in low light to extreme low light conditions and Nikon makes a terrible product, I would hunt with Burris Fullfield II before Nikon.

With that said the majority of my hunting and my most used guns have Kahles Helia CL's on them. Kahles makes some pretty good optics. Probably won't get Kahles for under $500 but it will last yours, your kids and grandkids lifetimes and they have great customer service (that is what I hear, never had to use it).
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#3302708 - 07/26/13 09:44 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: chip]
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Thanks guys. I'll look into Zeiss before I make the final descision. I will be using this gun primarily here for whitetail, but I also making a trip to Wyoming for mule deer and antelope this Oct. I hopefully will get to go again, that's why I wanted the larger magnification.
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#3302711 - 07/26/13 09:47 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Headhunter]
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^^^^
Weird. Never seen someone bash a Nikon that actually has a quality one, such as a Monarch. I have that exact same scope on a 7mag and love it. I agree you don't NEED that magnification for white tail here, but that is why you are looking at variable power right? 4 power isn't too much... and is only slightly more than 3 power... which is most common (3-9). I wanted to stretch mine out at the range is why I went with the 4-16. I also have a Leopold VXIII on my Muzzle Loader and a Bushnell Elite 3200 on another rifle. My opinion, is dollar for dollar, the Busnell Elite is the most bang for the buck, but I got the Monarch on sale and have no regrets. It is crystal clear and actually in my opinion brighter than my VXIII, my only complaint would be that the cross hair is a little thick. (I went with the MIL-DOT on mine, as stated, it was on sale)
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#3302759 - 07/26/13 10:23 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: chip]
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The best Leupold you can get for that price. I always go Leupold and have never been disappointed.
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#3302981 - 07/26/13 01:30 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Hunter 257W]
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Leupold is best choice available dollar for dollar ! Better glass is definitely out there but its at a high price. I will agree the Nikons are overpriced and overrated!
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#3303033 - 07/26/13 02:28 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Winchester]
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This is easy! Zeiss conquest!!!!! I've owned them all and the zeiss blows the leupolds and monarchs in the same price range out of the water!! No brainer!

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#3303137 - 07/26/13 04:05 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: W.Seay]
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 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
This is easy! Zeiss conquest!!!!! I've owned them all and the zeiss blows the leupolds and monarchs in the same price range out of the water!! No brainer!


I said both Zeiss and Leupold VX3, but I have both and like the Zeiss better. both work great in low light though and that is really where you separate the boys form the men so to speak...
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#3303154 - 07/26/13 04:21 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Winchester]
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
Leupold is best choice available dollar for dollar ! Better glass is definitely out there but its at a high price. I will agree the Nikons are overpriced and overrated!


Completely disagree (but you already know that).

That said, I am looking at getting a Leupold, simply because of the low magnifications offered.
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#3303161 - 07/26/13 04:26 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Winchester]
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
Leupold is best choice available dollar for dollar ! Better glass is definitely out there but its at a high price. I will agree the Nikons are overpriced and overrated!


Agree with all of it. Leupold binos and scope hands down!... Never liked Nikon anything.
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#3303480 - 07/26/13 10:40 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Winchester]
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
Leupold is best choice available dollar for dollar ! Better glass is definitely out there but its at a high price. I will agree the Nikons are overpriced and overrated!


x2 not a fan of Nikon.
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#3303554 - 07/27/13 06:03 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: deerhunter10]
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Leupold Var-X 3 without any hesitation. I've had a 4.5 x 14 on my .270 forever, usually left on lowest power, but there's been many times the extra magnification came in handy.
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#3303714 - 07/27/13 09:54 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: feldmutze]
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I really like all of my leupolds. My 7 mag has a vx3 4.5-14 on it and I would recommend that scope to anyone. I'm not impressed at all by Nikon, my dad has a couple and I think they are far below the quality of leupold.
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#3303823 - 07/27/13 01:15 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: ruger7mag]
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#3304005 - 07/27/13 05:33 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: RUGER]
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I think that suggesting optical brand names without specifics regarding the scope model is not very useful advice.

Leupold, Zeiss, Minox, Meopta, Nikon, Burris, Bushnell, Vortex, Weaver - all of these riflescope companies make different models of scopes with different levels of performance at different price points. A Leupold what? A Nikon what? A Zeiss what? How much is it?

Some people are quick to dismiss an entire brand because they looked at their cheapest model and didn't like it. Put a Leupold VX-3 next to a Leupold VX-1 and you won't think that VX-1 is so great.

I also think this idea that Leupold is the best value in scopes is an opinion that is hard to prove. A close look at their prices compared to their competition seems to indicate otherwise. I am not saying they aren't good scopes. I am saying that Leupold can and does charge more for the same product than other scope brands do. There are multiple head-to-head price and feature comparisons that show this. I have thought about this from a business perspective and this is what I think....Leupold spends big $'s marketing their brand and advertising their products. Those advertising costs have to be recovered through product margin. They charge more than their competitors because they can get away with it since they enjoy some of the best brand loyalty in the industry.

The Zeiss Conquest, Sightron SII Big Sky, Minox ZA, Vortex Viper PST, Meopta Meopro, Bushnell Elite, Nikon Monarch 3, Weaver Grand Slam - all of these scopes can hang with or exceed the VX-3 in terms of performance and they cost about the same or less. Some of them are even assembled in the USA, just like the VX-3.

I think Leupold makes fine products. I also think they charge too much for them. It's like buying a SONY. You're going to pay more just for the Leupold name and the gold ring on the scope that comes with it. Many hunters and shooters obviously think it's worth it, but what other brands and models of scopes have they actually used for comparison?

Also, the Vari-X III and VX-III are obsolete scopes that are no longer made. Leupold hasn't made a Vari-X anything in a long time, which begs the question - how can a company that is so focused on marketing their brand and products come up with such a ridiculous evolution of names for their flagship product? From Vari-X III to VX-III to VX-3...could they have come up with something any more confusing?
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#3304079 - 07/27/13 06:28 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Vermin93]
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What are the differences between VX-3 and VX-2? The VX-2 is well within my budget for 4-12 x50. Looking at the 4.5-14 x40 VX-3. Is the VX-3 worth the price over VX-2?

Edited by BAMA BOW MERKER (07/27/13 06:40 PM)
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#3304114 - 07/27/13 07:00 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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personally i have never paid more than $250.00 for a scope and never had any issues,sight in,shoot.there have been other issues that have led to misses but not scope.i am sure that money spent means better optics,etc, whatever,but thirty plus years hunting guess i have just been lucky.simmons has always been good to me

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#3304151 - 07/27/13 07:54 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Vermin93]
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I've got a Leupold VX 2 and it stinks in comparison to my Nikon Monarch. Now the Monarch is probably below a Leupold VX 3, but the VX 3 costs $200 more.
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#3304159 - 07/27/13 08:02 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BSK]
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IMO Leupolds are over-rated, but they do have brand loyalty..
....and I am not saying they are bad scopes. They are actually very good scopes. However for the same $$$ I'll take a Zeiss every time....
Also, when you can find the open box specials the Minox is alot of scope for the $$$. However I wouldn't pay the full price for one..
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#3304455 - 07/28/13 08:12 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Roost 1]
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 Originally Posted By: Roost 1
IMO Leupolds are over-rated, but they do have brand loyalty..


That's for sure!
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#3304457 - 07/28/13 08:13 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
What are the differences between VX-3 and VX-2? The VX-2 is well within my budget for 4-12 x50. Looking at the 4.5-14 x40 VX-3. Is the VX-3 worth the price over VX-2?


When it comes to the VX 2, you can get more scope for the same money if you step away from Leupold.
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#3304610 - 07/28/13 11:15 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
When it comes to the VX 2, you can get more scope for the same money if you step away from Leupold.

I agree.
IMO, the Burris Fulfield II is a better scope, period, never mind it cost less.

But I'm a big fan of the Leupold VX-3 (and older "3" versions) line. They are a little more costly than comparable glass, but there's more to lasting value than just the clarity of the glass. Leupold's are made to be a very "tough" scope capable of handling decades of abuse, and then some. This is where some of the less costly brands (with comparable glass) haven't proven their worth to me.

And I now see mostly Leupold VX-6 series on any new scope purchases. \:\)

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#3304795 - 07/28/13 03:58 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Wes Parrish]
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I got a deal on a Swarovski Z3 3-10x42 and it's the clearest and sharpest scope I've seen. But i would not have paid $900 for it. I've used Leupold and Nikon and have liked them for the price point/quality as well.
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#3304823 - 07/28/13 04:23 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Urban_Hunter]
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^^^^
Weird. Never seen someone bash a Nikon that actually has a quality one, such as a Monarch. I have that exact same scope on a 7mag and love it. I agree you don't NEED that magnification for white tail here, but that is why you are looking at variable power right? 4 power isn't too much... and is only slightly more than 3 power... which is most common (3-9). I wanted to stretch mine out at the range is why I went with the 4-16. I also have a Leopold VXIII on my Muzzle Loader and a Bushnell Elite 3200 on another rifle. My opinion, is dollar for dollar, the Busnell Elite is the most bang for the buck, but I got the Monarch on sale and have no regrets. It is crystal clear and actually in my opinion brighter than my VXIII, my only complaint would be that the cross hair is a little thick. (I went with the MIL-DOT on mine, as stated, it was on sale)


I am FAR from alone in my opinion. Nikon makes an okay product with horrible customer service. I was working with a 7mm mag for a friend. He has a monarch, can't remember magnification, but I believe it maxed at 16.5. I shot one time and looked high and left. I shot 2 more times and they looked low and right. Really confused, shots felt good (100 yards) and could not figure out the high and right. After we both looked a couple times, I grabbed my Kahles which max magnification is 12. The second my Kahles scope was on target the high and right was a fly. Nice 3 shot group that was low and left. I have been with more than one person hunting (while culling does) and in the last half hour of shooting light killed does with my kahles and leupold scopes that they could not determine which way the deer was facing with Nikon Monarchs. That more than answered any questions for me.
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#3304825 - 07/28/13 04:26 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BSK]
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QUALITY glass is Kahles for sure.
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#3305031 - 07/28/13 08:14 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: chip]
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Thanks for the help. Think I'm going with the VX-3
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#3305279 - 07/29/13 11:58 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
Thanks for the help. Think I'm going with the VX-3


Awesome scope. Just more $$$.
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#3305448 - 07/29/13 02:06 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
What are the differences between VX-3 and VX-2? The VX-2 is well within my budget for 4-12 x50. Looking at the 4.5-14 x40 VX-3. Is the VX-3 worth the price over VX-2?


 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
Thanks for the help. Think I'm going with the VX-3


If you are going the Leupold route, then the VX-3 makes sense if you can afford it. The VX-I and VX-II scopes were both updated early last year because they were very long in the tooth and had fallen far behind the competition. The updated versions are now called the VX-1 and the VX-2. Despite the upgrade, the new VX-2 lacks several key features of the VX-3. The VX-3 has the Xtended Twilight Lens System which improves performance in low light conditions. The VX-2 does not. The VX-3 has the improved DiamondCoat 2 anti-scratch coating. The VX-2 has the original DiamondCoat coating. The VX-3 has the Twin Bias Spring Erector system. The VX-2 has a Single Bias Spring Erector. This is a big difference. That Twin Bias Spring Erector is the "muscle" of the VX-3 that protects the scope internals from the wear and tear of recoil. The VX-3 has cryogenically treated adjustment screws for added durability. The VX-2 does not. The VX-3 has a better fast focus eyepiece than the VX-2.

All that said, the guys at Outdoor Life loved the new VX-2 and made it their Editor's Choice for 2012. Here is a nearly worthless video review that they published on the new VX-2.

Rifle Scope Review: Leupold VX-2 3-9x40

The VX-1 lacks too many features of the VX-3 to mention.

I am waiting for a flight and bored, so I did some scope shopping.

$530: Leupold 4.5-14x40 VX-3 Riflescope

$450: Zeiss 4-12x42 Terra Rifle Scope

$400: Vortex 4-12x40 Viper Rifle Scope

$500: Vortex 4-16x44 Viper HS 30mm Rifle Scope

$520: Weaver 3-15x42 Super Slam Rifle Scope

$386 (Competes with VX-2): Sightron 4.5-14x50 SII Riflescope

$365 (Competes with VX-2): Sightron 4-16x42 SII Riflescope

$450: Nikon 4-16x42 Monarch 3 Riflescope

$500: Nikon 4-16x50 Monarch 3 Riflescope

$500: Meopta 4-12x50 Meopro Rifle Scope

$450: Bushnell 4-16x40 Elite Rifle Scope

$399: Burris 4.5-14x42 C4 Rifle Scope

$299 (Competes with VX-2): Burris 4.5-14x42 Fullfield II Rifle Scope


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#3305541 - 07/29/13 03:37 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Vermin93]
BAMA BOW MERKER
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Yep I'm goin VX-3 4.5-14 x 40 over the monarch 4-16 x 50. Better reviews and only a $30 difference.
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#3306033 - 07/29/13 10:47 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: redblood
leupold vx3. for that gun i would get the 3.5-10x40. they will be right at 500.00 but the best warranty and customer service in the biz. they also have the best resale by far. they are sleek,attractive light and trim. you will notice they are used in advertisments for attractive rifles. there is a reason for that,


Yep !
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#3309601 - 08/02/13 08:40 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Snake]
Jowens
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I wouldn't even consider Minox. I owned 3 and all of them ended up failing to hold zero.

Vx2 or vx3 are great scopes, zeiss conquest, sightron, vortex viper, super sniper, bushnell elites are all great choices in your price range.

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#3309677 - 08/02/13 09:56 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Snake]
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Regarding Leupold toughness, I have an old (1987) VariX-II 3x9 40mm Adjustable Objective that has been mounted since new on my 460 Weatherby rifle.
I've fired probably 200 of the full pressure 500 grain loads and at least as many shots fired using a 300 grain bullet at about 2900 fps. For anybody who thinks their 300 Mag recoils, this rifle pulled the rear rings off the base with only 3 shots the 1st time I took it out to shoot. I looked down and the scope had moved forward about an inch along with the rear ring. It simply pulled the ring through the metal of the groove on the under side of the windage screw heads of the rear base. Luckily there were thicker than normal head screw available and after putting them in with Red Loctite and torqueing them as tight as I dare, it has held without further incident. Anyway, regarding the scope, it has remained one of my clearest scopes even compared to other "identical" scopes and has never shifted point of impact.

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#3310067 - 08/02/13 05:50 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Hunter 257W]
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Ordered it yesterday. VX-3 4.5-14 x 50 mm. Can't wait to try it on a Wyoming Muley!
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#3310095 - 08/02/13 06:28 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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Sounds like you went all in and plopped down the extra $ for the 50mm bell. I'm sure you'll like it. Good luck on the muley hunt!
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#3310157 - 08/02/13 07:41 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: Vermin93]
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Yep. I was torn between the 3.5-10x 50 and the 4.5-14 x 40. Wanted the 50mm and the extra magnification. Figured might as well get what I want. Just don't tell the boss lady \:\)
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#3311085 - 08/03/13 09:11 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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Have Eddie make you a para-cord gun sling for that sweet new setup.
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#3311119 - 08/03/13 09:49 PM Re: Best Scope [Re: BAMA BOW MERKER]
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 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
Yep. I was torn between the 3.5-10x 50 and the 4.5-14 x 40.

Ah, but you could have had the better of both worlds with the
2-12 x 42! \:\)

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#3311303 - 08/04/13 08:54 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: BuckMerker]
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 Originally Posted By: BuckMerker
Have Eddie make you a para-cord gun sling for that sweet new setup.


I'll order it in Pink
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#3311312 - 08/04/13 08:59 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: Wes Parrish]
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
 Originally Posted By: BAMA BOW MERKER
Yep. I was torn between the 3.5-10x 50 and the 4.5-14 x 40.

Ah, but you could have had the better of both worlds with the
2-12 x 42! \:\)


Saw that on the VX-6, very sweet. The price tag on this VX-3 was already pushing it, the VX-6 was definitely too high for me.
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#3314279 - 08/07/13 12:01 AM Re: Best Scope [Re: deerhunter10]
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
leupold


Yep, in my opinion !
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