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#5569617 - 01/28/15 03:26 PM 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm
dmov Offline
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Registered: 10/15/12
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I got a new TC encore 7mm 08 and want a new scope, I like Vortex Vipers. What do you think of 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm.

Thanks for any input!

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#5569898 - 01/28/15 06:04 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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Registered: 02/18/09
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What will the rifle be used for? What are the normal distances you will shoot at?
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#5569937 - 01/28/15 06:21 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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I prefer 50mm objectives. Just my preference

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#5569946 - 01/28/15 06:27 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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4-16x50
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#5570531 - 01/29/15 07:16 AM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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2.5 x 10 44mm for a hunting scope
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#5570604 - 01/29/15 07:56 AM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: T Bone]
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Originally Posted By: T Bone
4-16x50

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#5571139 - 01/29/15 12:27 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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You can always dial back the 6-24x, you can't make the 2.5-10x any more powerful. Get the big one.
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#5571621 - 01/29/15 04:05 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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I will be using for deer and pig hunting. normal shots 100 but some up to 300-350 in some parts of lease.

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#5571829 - 01/29/15 05:41 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: dmov]
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I definitely wouldn't get a 6-24 for hunting. 4-16 would be ideal for your hunting application...
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#5572056 - 01/29/15 07:48 PM Re: 6 x 24 50mm vs 2.5 x 10 44mm [Re: T Bone]
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Originally Posted By: dmov
I will be using for deer and pig hunting. normal shots 100 but some up to 300-350 in some parts of lease.


Originally Posted By: T Bone
4-16x50
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