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#6627550 - 01/11/17 12:07 PM Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Whats your opnion? I'm going to buy a Plex retical and I don't want ballistic turrets. I'm limited by my eyesight so I don't need a 1000 yard scope.
I've got 2 Swarovski's, an old Habitch and a newer Z3 that I'm happy with but I thought I'd ask the group?


Edited by Elkhunter49 (01/11/17 03:11 PM)
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#6627664 - 01/11/17 01:20 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Right now the vx6 you can find on special is the way to go imo

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#6627775 - 01/11/17 02:57 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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I think the Z3 falls right in at $999...lol. I've used the Z5 and it's great. BIL is right on the VX6, but I don't think it is less than $1k; maybe the VX3i.

I don't know if the Conquest HD5 by Zeiss falls under $1k, but it is about that price range and is a great scope as well.

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#6627831 - 01/11/17 03:44 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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My experience with 3 Z3s has been great. The VX6 also seems highly respected but I have no experience.

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#6627867 - 01/11/17 04:08 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
mustafa Offline
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cant beat the z3 Swarovski for that price
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#6627959 - 01/11/17 05:13 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Check this one out Roland.....lightweight, illuminated dot reticle, and outstanding glass.

http://www.eurooptic.com/kahles-kxi-35-10x50-illuminated-4d-dot.aspx

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#6627989 - 01/11/17 05:35 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Drop Tine]
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Originally Posted By: Drop Tine
Check this one out Roland.....lightweight, illuminated dot reticle, and outstanding glass.

http://www.eurooptic.com/kahles-kxi-35-10x50-illuminated-4d-dot.aspx


Thanks for the link, I'd like to try a Kahles but I should have added more detail to my post. I need a 3X12 or 3x14 at least. With my eyesight I need more magnification help than 3x9 or 3x10! That's dang sure a good buy!

I bought a Zeiss HD5 that was 5x25x50 I think and it was just too big and heavy for the rifle. I Sold it and lost a few coins on that one!


Edited by Elkhunter49 (01/11/17 05:46 PM)
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#6628054 - 01/11/17 06:38 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Vortex Razor HD LH 3-15×42. Beautiful hunting scope.

https://www.amazon.com/Razor-3-15x42-Riflescope-HSR-4-RZR-1572/dp/B019ZUCFP8
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#6628343 - 01/11/17 09:19 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Im with doves, got one for my uncle for xmas. Killer glass and weight

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#6628732 - 01/12/17 07:55 AM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: chital_shikari]
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Originally Posted By: chital_shikari
I think the Z3 falls right in at $999...lol. I've used the Z5 and it's great. BIL is right on the VX6, but I don't think it is less than $1k; maybe the VX3i.

I don't know if the Conquest HD5 by Zeiss falls under $1k, but it is about that price range and is a great scope as well.


Look it up before spewing your millennial juice because you can currently get into a vx6 for under a $1000 right now

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#6628796 - 01/12/17 08:46 AM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Originally Posted By: chital_shikari
I think the Z3 falls right in at $999...lol. I've used the Z5 and it's great. BIL is right on the VX6, but I don't think it is less than $1k; maybe the VX3i.

I don't know if the Conquest HD5 by Zeiss falls under $1k, but it is about that price range and is a great scope as well.




millennial juice
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#6629055 - 01/12/17 11:34 AM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Registered: 12/26/11
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Loc: Greenville, Tx.
VX6 is amazing.

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#6629644 - 01/12/17 04:48 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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No one can tell you. If you look through the scopes mentioned, chances are one of them will stand out to your eyes. The choice is then made for you.
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#6629695 - 01/12/17 05:38 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
1. Swaro
2. VX6

go for lightwieght
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#6629765 - 01/12/17 06:27 PM Re: Best Rifle Scope for hunting for 1K or less [Re: Buzzsaw]
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You're welcome.

Cabela's vx6

Here's my rank for under 1k. You can find all of these for under 1k.
1 Swaro z5 3.5-18 bought mine for 1,000
2 zeiss HD5 5-25-$800, HD5 3-15 $700
3 leupold vx6- I just bought my first leupold in 10 years. 3-18x44- $750




Edited by HCHunter28 (01/12/17 06:58 PM)

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