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#5604351 - 02/17/15 12:06 PM Just had to do it!
NewJeep Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 5396
Loc: Boerne, Tx
I swore I would never buy a Vortex scope. Seems it is 50/50 on getting a lemon. Well I found a smoking deal on a 6-24 HS. So I ordered it yesterday along with some Talley rings. I want to test the scope out and see if it is comparable to the Zeiss I have on other rifles. It will find a temporary home on my 7mm till I get the Nightforce SHV.

This rifle isn't a tacticool or target rifle. I built it to kill animals so I wanted something with turret caps. This scope seems to fit the bill for now.
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#5625704 - 02/28/15 08:19 AM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: NewJeep]
epp838 Offline
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Registered: 12/09/14
Posts: 260
Loc: DFW, TX
I ordered the PST 6-24, for the same reason. Let me know how you like it and your over all impressions.

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#5626167 - 02/28/15 11:54 AM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: NewJeep]
usdrscott Offline
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Registered: 01/13/14
Posts: 345
Loc: TX - Texas
any updates on the scopes gentelman
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#5626700 - 02/28/15 04:18 PM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: NewJeep]
603Country Offline
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Registered: 07/03/12
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Loc: Central Texas
I have the 4-16 PST and I like it very much. I don't think the glass will make you want to toss your Zeiss or Leupold VX3 into the trash, but it's plenty good enough. I have read, but can't verify, that the HS glass is better than the PST glass. I'm sure that the serious Vortex fans on here will give you the good scoop.

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#5627318 - 02/28/15 08:57 PM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: NewJeep]
hopalong Offline
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Registered: 12/05/10
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Loc: drake river ranch (formerly p...
well I should be able to review the crossfire II by next thur. or so, got one coming for a mini 30 that will be a dedicated hog gun. needed something that would handle getting used a lot but not cost more than the dam gun. nuts
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#5627428 - 02/28/15 09:55 PM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: hopalong]
Tff caribou Offline
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Originally Posted By: hopalong
well I should be able to review the crossfire II by next thur. or so, got one coming for a mini 30 that will be a dedicated hog gun. needed something that would handle getting used a lot but not cost more than the dam gun. nuts


I spent quite a while researching the crossfire II. I almost bought one til I realized I needed different features to learn to shoot long range. If the reviews are true, you should be pretty happy with it. I may end up buying one anyways for the 7mm mauser I just got.
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#5627703 - 03/01/15 07:17 AM Re: Just had to do it! [Re: Tff caribou]
hopalong Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: hopalong
well I should be able to review the crossfire II by next thur. or so, got one coming for a mini 30 that will be a dedicated hog gun. needed something that would handle getting used a lot but not cost more than the dam gun. nuts


I spent quite a while researching the crossfire II. I almost bought one til I realized I needed different features to learn to shoot long range. If the reviews are true, you should be pretty happy with it. I may end up buying one anyways for the 7mm mauser I just got.


this will be for a dedicated mini 30 hog gun, short range (150 yds or less) and mainly night hunting, I got the 3-9x40 with lighted reticle.
it was 50.00 off on amazon and someone said it was discontinued so I snagged one.
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