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Bought a new Scope from SWFA #5926544 09/13/15 06:43 PM
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I have looked and saved for a while for a new scope on my Tikka CTR 308. I was 100% sold on the Vortex PST FFP 6x24x50 until I went to the store yesterday.

I ended up leaving with a SWFA SS HD 5x20x50 demo. Very excited about this scope. Will be posting results next week.


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Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: hookemhorns] #5926569 09/13/15 06:56 PM
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Good choice.

What kind of rings did you go with?

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What made the choice for you?


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Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: 6.5x47Lapua] #5926587 09/13/15 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted By: 6.5x47Lapua
Good choice.

What kind of rings did you go with?


+1

SS 5-20 is built to last, and the glass is better than expected. I've worn lots of the anodizing off the turrets of mine and I'm proud to say in about 6000 rounds the scope has never let me down.


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Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks] #5926635 09/13/15 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
What made the choice for you?


Japanese LOW builds the ss hd.

Pst's are built in the Phillipines.

That would be reason enough for me.

Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: hookemhorns] #5926655 09/13/15 07:54 PM
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The biggest thing was getting a demo at a price I could afford.


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I have one PST, and thus far it has been pretty darned good. The best thing about it is it's light weight. I really like the PST Mrad reticle. But it has a 5 Mils per rev turret as opposed to 10 Mils on the SS, and it looses clarity at 24X o I turn it down to 22X or 20X.

But in the toughness category the SS is the clear winner over the Viper PST in my opinion.


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Rings?

Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: hookemhorns] #5926998 09/14/15 12:25 AM
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Seekins rings and mount for a rail


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Re: Bought a new Scope from SWFA [Re: hookemhorns] #5927003 09/14/15 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted By: hookemhorns
Seekins rings and mount for a rail



Well played my friend.

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I might consider a swfa if they would change those stupid diamonds in their reticle

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