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#6178495 - 02/10/16 09:15 PM Needing a long range scope
Nitronx898 Offline
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I just bought a 6.5 Creedmoor in the Ruger Precision Rifle and needing a scope. I was thinking the Elliminator but having second thoughts. Any long range guys on here have any suggestions for me.

Thanks Wil

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#6178503 - 02/10/16 09:19 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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Price? Use?
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#6178515 - 02/10/16 09:24 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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$1000-1500 and use it for hunting and target practice

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#6178546 - 02/10/16 09:44 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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Nightforce shv, vortex viper hslr ffp, sightron si3, or leupold mark 4. NF holds value the best.
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#6178553 - 02/10/16 09:50 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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New nightforce
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#6178572 - 02/10/16 10:06 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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Night Force SHV F-1 4-14X
Burris XTR II 3-15X or 4-20X or 5-25X


^^All Mil reticle, Mil turrets and First Focal Plane
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#6178595 - 02/10/16 10:24 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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I would add to that list the Bushnell Elite Tactical. It's FFP with Mil/Mil as well.
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#6178596 - 02/10/16 10:25 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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this

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#6178606 - 02/10/16 10:39 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: stxhunter]
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Originally Posted By: stxhunter
I would add to that list the Bushnell Elite Tactical. It's FFP with Mil/Mil as well.


Dangit! If forgot they have some within his budget. I have the Bushy ERS 3.5-21 and it has performed perfectly. It retails at SWFA for $2k, but can be found under $1500 elsewhere.
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#6178619 - 02/10/16 10:55 PM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: stxhunter
I would add to that list the Bushnell Elite Tactical. It's FFP with Mil/Mil as well.


Dangit! If forgot they have some within his budget. I have the Bushy ERS 3.5-21 and it has performed perfectly. It retails at SWFA for $2k, but can be found under $1500 elsewhere.


I've been thinking about that for my new rifle. I have a suspicion I will go back with the PST though
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6178673 - 02/11/16 05:27 AM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: BigPig]
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There's better options than the PST if you put just a tad more money on top of PST budget.
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#6178729 - 02/11/16 07:08 AM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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In that budget I'd look for a used gen 1 Razor.
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#6178754 - 02/11/16 07:35 AM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: Nitronx898]
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Not to hijack this thread, but thoughts on this scope?

http://swfa.com/Burris-5-25x50-XTR-II-34mm-Rifle-Scope-P79830.aspx
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6178770 - 02/11/16 07:47 AM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Not to hijack this thread, but thoughts on this scope?

http://swfa.com/Burris-5-25x50-XTR-II-34mm-Rifle-Scope-P79830.aspx


They are really nice for the price. Solid scope too.
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#6178780 - 02/11/16 07:54 AM Re: Needing a long range scope [Re: dee]
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Seeing lots of good things about them. Burris sells to Fire, Police, and Military at a significant discount. The 3-15X is on my short list for the AR in .308, and pull double duty on the 7 Rem Mag. Night Force SHV F-1 is also on that list.
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