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#5499398 - 12/25/14 03:19 PM Scope bell size
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What do you guys prefer and why? 44 or 50
I am looking a vortex Viper HS LR

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#5499543 - 12/25/14 05:26 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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Depends on the rifle. Heavy, square rifle, then 50 mm. Light, trim rifle, then 44 mm. The 50 mm is better optically, the 44 mm is better ergonomically.
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#5499567 - 12/25/14 05:52 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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I like 40-44mm scopes.
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#5499794 - 12/25/14 08:23 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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All I use are 50mm
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#5499860 - 12/25/14 09:01 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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Smallest and lowest you can mount and get away with.

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#5500264 - 12/26/14 08:50 AM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.

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#5500378 - 12/26/14 10:06 AM Re: Scope bell size [Re: Dave3575]
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Originally Posted By: Dave3575
Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.


So very true!

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#5507338 - 12/29/14 08:03 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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agree with dave3575
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#5507559 - 12/29/14 09:28 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: Dave3575]
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Originally Posted By: Dave3575
Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.


I agree with you. Do you not like the Vortex?
What would you recommend up to $700

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#5507671 - 12/29/14 10:06 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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He is a serious Vortex fan and supporter. And I tend to agree.

What's the job of this rifle and scope?
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#5508116 - 12/30/14 08:07 AM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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Its going on a 6.5 Creed hunting and hopefully get into some distance shooting.

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#5508206 - 12/30/14 08:55 AM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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I like first focal plane, but this would be a good one anyway, and it's in your budget.

http://swfa.com/Vortex-25-10x44-Viper-PST-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P44567.aspx

Another option, staying within budget.

http://swfa.com/SWFA-SS-HD-3-9x42-Tactical-30mm-Riflescope-P50716.aspx
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#5508233 - 12/30/14 09:07 AM Re: Scope bell size [Re: slayer12]
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#5509176 - 12/30/14 05:32 PM Re: Scope bell size [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Same SS scope in the Sample List, $100 cheaper.

http://www.samplelist.com/SWFA-3-9x42-SS-Rifle-Scope-DEMO-B-P78884.aspx


Nice little scope....

Ed

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