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#6107243 - 12/28/15 09:12 PM Low power scope opinions
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I want some opinions on a leupold vx hog 1-4x, Nikon p223 1-4x, and Bushnell ar 1-4x. I'm leaning towards the leupold. It will go on a 16" lr308 to replace an eotech. Which would you prefer and why.

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#6107494 - 12/28/15 11:51 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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I'd pick the Leopold for the superior warranty. I know they're overpriced for the glass, but I also know that they've fixed two or three scopes for me promptly and without question. That's worth a great deal for a piece of equipment subject to heavy use.
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#6107625 - 12/29/15 07:09 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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SS 1-4X or SS 1-6

Tough as boot leather, dang good glass, reported no BS warranty though I've never had to use it even after torturing my SS 5-20X.
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#6107635 - 12/29/15 07:24 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
SS 1-4X or SS 1-6

Tough as boot leather, dang good glass, reported no BS warranty though I've never had to use it even after torturing my SS 5-20X.


^^^^^
This

You won't regret it.

I'm in need of another fixed 6 myself.

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#6107693 - 12/29/15 08:14 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: dredd]
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Originally Posted By: dredd
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
SS 1-4X or SS 1-6

Tough as boot leather, dang good glass, reported no BS warranty though I've never had to use it even after torturing my SS 5-20X.


^^^^^
This

You won't regret it.

I'm in need of another fixed 6 myself.


They are good scopes. I have a fixed 16 on my 300 win but it's just out of my price range for now.

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#6107729 - 12/29/15 08:39 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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Believe it, or not....

There is actually a budget friendly option for a "quality" optic.

Look at the Weaver K Series.
They are even made in Japan... NOT China.

I have been running a fixed-6 on my 300blk for quite some time and it has been great.

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#6107938 - 12/29/15 10:47 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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I keep seeing the weaver kaspa series but I don't know anything about them

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#6108240 - 12/29/15 02:22 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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Just bought 2 vortex crossfire II on sale for $99. After a few gift cards paid $94 tax included.

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#6108747 - 12/29/15 07:50 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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Bo323. Where did you find the Crossfire's for that price and what power are they? Thanks

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#6109115 - 12/29/15 11:18 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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Cabelas in Lubbock. I bought the last two they had. 1-4x

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#6109124 - 12/29/15 11:26 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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Millet DMS 1-4 if you want a cheap, durable scope.
MTAC 1-4 if you want a more expensive, user-friendly, higher quality scope.
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#6109191 - 12/30/15 02:52 AM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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We sell all three you are considering where I work. IMO the VX-Hog is head and shoulders above the other two. To my eyes the glass is better and just as important to me is the reticle. The Pigplex reticle is a very slight modification of the German #4. For me the German #4 reticle is the best one for low light and fast target acquisition.

Can't speak to the SS, never used or looked through one.


Edited by booradley (12/30/15 02:53 AM)
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#6110245 - 12/30/15 05:36 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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lEUPOLD, the rest are trotline weights
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#6110389 - 12/30/15 06:53 PM Re: Low power scope opinions [Re: bo323]
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I bought a coupe of vortex scopes.

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