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#6537526 - 11/10/16 12:12 PM Burris XTRii
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Picked up a xtrii 3-15 50mm off the hide at a bargain. Holy cow excellent scope, good glass, great illumination, nice turrets. Im a fan of the PST ive owned a few and still have one. But the xtrii makes the pst look silly..
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#6537627 - 11/10/16 01:10 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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Really good scopes. Yesterday a customer brought out an XTR II 4-20X. 100-800 yards, it performed flawlessly all day.

In fact, after he connected at 800, he noticed he was using 16X instead of the available 20X that he had.
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#6537972 - 11/10/16 04:36 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Really good scopes. Yesterday a customer brought out an XTR II 4-20X. 100-800 yards, it performed flawlessly all day.

In fact, after he connected at 800, he noticed he was using 16X instead of the available 20X that he had.

Same one I'm running just havnt got it out past 400 yet... I need to get out for you class
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No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge



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#6538095 - 11/10/16 05:51 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Probably a nice drive from Canton to Wolfe City. smile
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#6538111 - 11/10/16 05:59 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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I picked up a XTR II 5-25X. I really didn't care for the 25x but it was a good deal from a relative. Love the scope.
My wife learned that she can shoot 300 yard softball sized groups with it, now she wants one. bang
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#6538579 - 11/10/16 10:57 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Originally Posted By: ETXFIREMAN 1
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Really good scopes. Yesterday a customer brought out an XTR II 4-20X. 100-800 yards, it performed flawlessly all day.

In fact, after he connected at 800, he noticed he was using 16X instead of the available 20X that he had.

Same one I'm running just havnt got it out past 400 yet... I need to get out for you class


Do it cheers That Burris is outstanding I promise in Mil/Mil. Pay attention to wind holds with the .2 mil marks bang

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#6538673 - 11/11/16 06:07 AM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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Mine only has the .5 mil hashes.
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No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge



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#6539399 - 11/11/16 02:27 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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What I've been using for years. It will be just fine.
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#6539402 - 11/11/16 02:31 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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How is the glass compared to the shv you had briefly

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#6539506 - 11/11/16 03:59 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: Brother in-law]
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Unfortunately I did not have the Burris with me the day I looked down range through the SHV. I really need them side by side for about five minutes to get an indication of which one is better. As best I can remember the SHV had a little more clarity, but that's not a hard statement, since I didn't have both scopes there to look through with the same lighting/ mirage.
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#6539557 - 11/11/16 04:44 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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Hands down a better scope than the shv. I didnt have a chance to compare the shv and xtrii side x side. I did compare the shv and pst. The shv was a couple steps better than the pst as far as glass. The xtrii compared with the pst glass blows it out of the water. Not even close. XTrii is in a class of its own compared to the shv and xtr in my opinion.
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#6541687 - 11/13/16 04:20 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: dogdown23]
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Really good scopes I believe. Can't complain about my 4-20.

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#6551141 - 11/19/16 10:29 PM Re: Burris XTRii [Re: Cattleman]
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Yesterday evening, I sat for the last 30 minutes of legal light, and kept testing the light gathering capability of the scope. I was very impressed at how well it did! Even down to the last 5 minutes of legal light I could scan 300 yards out, and still have great clarity. I started at 10X, and turned it up to 15X, expecting clarity to degrade, nope, still could have hit anything I wanted from 5 yards, to 350 up to the last minute of legal light.

Very good light gathering from that scope!
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