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#5669153 - 03/25/15 04:52 PM Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56?
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Registered: 11/25/12
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Just curios if anyone has used it and what's your opinions. I'm just just for a decent scope for a budget build. Let me know y'all thoughts. Thanks in advance!
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#5669314 - 03/25/15 06:59 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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What are your plans for the rifle? 40x on a rifle scopes seems like a whole lot of magnification.
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#5669434 - 03/25/15 08:18 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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It's for a long distance budget build.shooting around 600yards+
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#5669546 - 03/25/15 09:14 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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Originally Posted By: backwoods89
It's for a long distance budget build.shooting around 600yards+


You can do that at 10X-20X.

Poor glass and that much magnification and the mirage will eat your lunch.

What's your max budget?
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#5669570 - 03/25/15 09:33 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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I'd like to satay around $300. I know it's not much.
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#5669589 - 03/25/15 09:41 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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Bird Dog

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It's really just a starter scope for now so I can do some shooting.
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#5669685 - 03/25/15 10:45 PM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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Originally Posted By: backwoods89
It's really just a starter scope for now so I can do some shooting.
Most of the good quality long range scope don't go past 25 power magnification. I had this scope and at 24 power it's already not as clear as 6 power. http://www.opticsplanet.com/vortex-viper-pst-6-24x50-ffp-riflescope.html

And that is on a $900 scope. I can only imagine how bad the blur is on a low quality glass scope.

And there is absolutely no need for a 40 power scope. Especially not at 600 yards.

Buy a good quality scope like vortex or leupold in a 4-12 and you will have no problem making hits at 600 yards.

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#5669858 - 03/26/15 07:24 AM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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On that type of budget look at getting a fixed power scope or save and get the 3-15 SWFA for around $600-700.
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#5669861 - 03/26/15 07:27 AM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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#5670184 - 03/26/15 10:34 AM Re: Anyone ever used the sightmark 10-40-56? [Re: Fallen Trophies89]
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Another option is the falcon menace. That's the way I may end up going on my build. $300-$400 depending on which you choose. Lots of features, and the reviews on it are very positive for the price.
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