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#5511025 - 12/31/14 03:32 PM Which scope to buy?
aggiegolfer09 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/14
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Loc: Dallas
Looking to get a 4-16x scope.

Cabelas has the Vortex Viper 4-16x44 for $399- Cabelas

Or should i get the Vortex Crossfire II 4-16x50 for $280? Crossfire

Would there by a big difference between the 44 vs the 50? Mounting this on a 6.5 creed

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#5511065 - 12/31/14 03:55 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
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Spend as much as you can afford on rifle scopes. You do get what you pay for.
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#5511070 - 12/31/14 03:57 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
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Higher glass quality (Viper) means more than objective size. However, all I use is 50mm objectives and they get me well past legal light.
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#5511080 - 12/31/14 04:03 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
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decoy

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I run a 3-12 viper on my creed. No issue to 600. I haven't ran it past that but should have enough adjustment for at least 800

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#5511088 - 12/31/14 04:07 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: FiremanJG]
aggiegolfer09 Offline
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The turrets on the viper would make it easier to shot long distances so I am leaning towards that. Any other recommendations in the $300 to $400 price range

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#5511288 - 12/31/14 05:50 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
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#5511293 - 12/31/14 05:51 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
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I just got my dad one of the vipers hs or whatever is the one step below pst and it is a awesome scope for the money.

Walter

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#5514425 - 01/01/15 09:42 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: wburke2010]
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Registered: 01/13/14
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application 1st what are you putting it on and what do you what it to do. my 22 looked strange with a 50mm objective and my guide gun is set up perfect for me with a 36 mm objective did not need all the bulk and my reach out and touch someone gun has a 56 every rifle and need different scope and $$$$$ spent
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#5514517 - 01/01/15 10:23 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: FiremanJG]
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very good price on a solid scope!
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#5516448 - 01/02/15 09:34 PM Re: Which scope to buy? [Re: aggiegolfer09]
bradtown Offline
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Registered: 03/27/12
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Cabelas has these - VORTEX 1 INCH RIFLESCOPES CROSSFIRE II 4-12X50 VPLEX @ $119.99 each
In stock-Approx delivery Tue 1/13

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