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#5975496 - 10/13/15 02:00 PM Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope
Cattleman Offline
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Registered: 02/09/13
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Loc: Palo Pinto county
Just bought a Bushnell Elite Tactical 3-12x44 with illuminated mil dot reticle. I haven't got to shoot yet but so far I like it. I bore sighted my rifle and believe I'm only going to have 8 or 9 mils of elevation left with the factory rail. I need to buy a 20 moa rail for my CTR and I'm set .

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#5975543 - 10/13/15 02:23 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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8-9 mils may be enough depending on how far you are shooting and caliber

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#5975556 - 10/13/15 02:26 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Would 8-9 mils get a 260 to 1000 yards ? I ran calculations through JBM and it shows 9.5 mils to 1000. Using 123 grain match kings.


Edited by Cattleman (10/13/15 02:45 PM)

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#5975566 - 10/13/15 02:28 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Depends on bullet and velocity... My 300 is 7.5 to 1k

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#5976219 - 10/13/15 08:05 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Originally Posted By: Cattleman
Would 8-9 mils get a 260 to 1000 yards ? I ran calculations through JBM and it shows 9.5 mils to 1000. Using 123 grain match kings.


jbm is very correct, very often, as long as you input the correct data.

Get an EGW 20 MOA pic rail when you can. Not goot maxing out the turret if it can be helped.
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#5976236 - 10/13/15 08:13 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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For 260 ditch the 123 and get the 140 hybrid
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#5976240 - 10/13/15 08:16 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Is this a pretty good scope to start with? I know it's not a high end scope but for the price I could not pass it up.

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#5976289 - 10/13/15 08:35 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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They are very solid scopes, with very clear glass. You will probably always have a rifle to put it on.
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#5976308 - 10/13/15 08:43 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Good. Thanks

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#5976396 - 10/13/15 09:26 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: SingleShot85]
ChadTRG42 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Originally Posted By: SingleShot85
For 260 ditch the 123 and get the 140 hybrid


^^ This, or a 140 Berger VLD, 139 Scenar, 140 A-max, or high BC 140 grain bullet. It will shoot flatter and have less wind drift.
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#5981327 - 10/17/15 12:57 AM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Registered: 08/26/12
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I've been lusting after a FFP scope for my prairie dog gun for several years, but just couldn't part with that much money. I ran across an Amazon open box deal about a month ago on a Bushnell Elite Tactical 6-24x50. Scope showed up as described and there were no marks to indicate it had ever had rings put on it. The glass is clear and bright. With the sun shield on it, its a big honking scope.

I have not hunted with it yet, but I sighted it in and then did some plinking with it last weekend. It is SWEET. Knob turning is new to me, but I believe I'm gonna like it. I was only able to shoot out to about 350 years..but the beer can jumped on the third shot! banana
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#5984263 - 10/19/15 03:54 PM Re: Bought my first mil/mil ffp scope [Re: Cattleman]
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Registered: 10/15/14
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Loc: Blanco texas
I have been very happy with the bushnell products in there tac line.

I have 2 3x21 now

And just ordered there 3x12 long range hunter...

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