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#440418 - 10/10/07 02:49 PM Decision Time
Food Plot 101
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Need some input here. I purchased a new rifle, 700 Rem. LSS .300 Win Mag. I need a scope for it. Birthday's comin' up and the wife came home with a Nikon Monarch 3 X 9 X 50 BDC. Here's the problem: That's a dang nice scope. Lotta $$$ for me. Here's my possible solution: Take my Leupold Rifleman 3 X 9 X 50 off my T/C Mzl., which is sighted in perfectly and put it on the .300 Win Mag? Then, trade down the Monarch to maybe an Omega 3 X 9 X 50 BDC for the Mzl.? Or do I need the BDC period?
Thanks for your input!

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#440440 - 10/10/07 03:00 PM Re: Decision Time [Re: Food Plot 101]
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If you take 150-300 yd shots during ML season that may be a good option.
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#440485 - 10/10/07 03:19 PM Re: Decision Time [Re: Model70Man]
Food Plot 101
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That's the thing. I hunt one place in Robertson County that is exclusively mzl because of the terrain that has the potential for those shots. Most of my shots are less than 150yrds.
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#442381 - 10/11/07 01:11 PM Re: Decision Time [Re: Food Plot 101]
Food Plot 101
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Anyone have any bias either way for/against the BDC?
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#442461 - 10/11/07 01:49 PM Re: Decision Time [Re: Food Plot 101]
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Gonna shoot mine for the first time tonight if I can make it home before dark. I will let you know tomorrow.
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#442718 - 10/11/07 03:33 PM Re: Decision Time [Re: Food Plot 101]
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 Originally Posted By: Food Plot 101
Anyone have any bias either way for/against the BDC?


No, but I work with weapon optics and IMO Nikon is the best deal for the money right now.
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