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Scope bell size #5499398 12/25/14 09:19 PM
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What do you guys prefer and why? 44 or 50
I am looking a vortex Viper HS LR

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Depends on the rifle. Heavy, square rifle, then 50 mm. Light, trim rifle, then 44 mm. The 50 mm is better optically, the 44 mm is better ergonomically.


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I like 40-44mm scopes.


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All I use are 50mm


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Smallest and lowest you can mount and get away with.

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Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.

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Originally Posted By: Dave3575
Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.


So very true!

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agree with dave3575


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Originally Posted By: Dave3575
Glass and coating quality is far more important than the size of the lens.


I agree with you. Do you not like the Vortex?
What would you recommend up to $700

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He is a serious Vortex fan and supporter. And I tend to agree.

What's the job of this rifle and scope?


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Its going on a 6.5 Creed hunting and hopefully get into some distance shooting.

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I like first focal plane, but this would be a good one anyway, and it's in your budget.

http://swfa.com/Vortex-25-10x44-Viper-PST-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P44567.aspx

Another option, staying within budget.

http://swfa.com/SWFA-SS-HD-3-9x42-Tactical-30mm-Riflescope-P50716.aspx


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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Same SS scope in the Sample List, $100 cheaper.

http://www.samplelist.com/SWFA-3-9x42-SS-Rifle-Scope-DEMO-B-P78884.aspx


Nice little scope....

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