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Scope for 7mm-08 #8209328 03/21/21 01:31 AM
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What's your suggestion?

Sub $500

Sub $1000

Re: Scope for 7mm-08 [Re: erathar] #8209342 03/21/21 01:45 AM
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Hunting, target, Mil MOA preference?


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Mostly hunting, possibly some target. No preference. I'm sure the guy building it will have a preference when he works up loads for it.

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Originally Posted by erathar
Mostly hunting, possibly some target. No preference. I'm sure the guy building it will have a preference when he works up loads for it.

Tell us about the rifle.


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Re: Scope for 7mm-08 [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks] #8209373 03/21/21 02:01 AM
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Originally Posted by QuitShootinYoungBucks
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Mostly hunting, possibly some target. No preference. I'm sure the guy building it will have a preference when he works up loads for it.

Tell us about the rifle.



Nothing super fancy. Probably spending too much money on it. It's a M77 Hawkeye Varmint that is getting rebarreled to 7-08.

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I chose this for my hunting gun. Choose your reticle.

https://athlonoptics.com/product-category/rifle-scopes/midas-hmr/


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Please buy this.

I have it's cousin the ERS, and wouldn't part with it. I use the ERS every day. Same magnification, same controls, and it does everything I ask of it. It has shot competition and it does a great job hunting.

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1020586712?pid=144123


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Pay attention on weight...no hunting rifle in the world needs a scope weight that starts with a 3 and I’d argue high 20’s isn’t worth it either.

Sub 1000 - Vortex LHT razor, vx5hd, vx3hd

Sub 500 - Burris fullfield E1, used Zeiss Conquest, I’ve had some luck with a vx1 but I don’t twist on turrets with it.


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Originally Posted by Judd
Pay attention on weight...no hunting rifle in the world needs a scope weight that starts with a 3 and I’d argue high 20’s isn’t worth it either.

Sub 1000 - Vortex LHT razor, vx5hd, vx3hd

Sub 500 - Burris fullfield E1, used Zeiss Conquest, I’ve had some luck with a vx1 but I don’t twist on turrets with it.


The reason I like a Primary Arms GLX scopes. They weigh under 24 ounces and are a good balance for hunting/ target. The run about $700..

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Originally Posted by Judd
Pay attention on weight...no hunting rifle in the world needs a scope weight that starts with a 3 and I’d argue high 20’s isn’t worth it either.

Sub 1000 - Vortex LHT razor, vx5hd, vx3hd

Sub 500 - Burris fullfield E1, used Zeiss Conquest, I’ve had some luck with a vx1 but I don’t twist on turrets with it.


The reason that scope of yours missed 800 last night was because it said Vortex on the side. No other reason it could have happened. bolt


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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Originally Posted by Judd
Pay attention on weight...no hunting rifle in the world needs a scope weight that starts with a 3 and I’d argue high 20’s isn’t worth it either.

Sub 1000 - Vortex LHT razor, vx5hd, vx3hd

Sub 500 - Burris fullfield E1, used Zeiss Conquest, I’ve had some luck with a vx1 but I don’t twist on turrets with it.


The reason that scope of yours missed 800 last night was because it said Vortex on the side. No other reason it could have happened. bolt


I thought it was shooter error rofl lol35


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Re: Scope for 7mm-08 [Re: erathar] #8209845 03/21/21 05:57 PM
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Lmao


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FJG, can you post a picture of your rifle?

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Originally Posted by erathar
FJG, can you post a picture of your rifle?


Which one?


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I'm a big fan of classic, non tactical looking scopes, with normal reticles. I don't turn dials or shoot long range. Hard to find a scope like that anymore it seems. Everyone has jumped on the long range wagon.

I like these for hunting although I have no experience with any of them lol. Just what I would and will buy as I get more rifles:

Zeiss - https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1022912356?pid=609438

Swaro - https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1191291888

Some Leupold VX-3i or VX-5HD with duplex reticles.

Burris - https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1022349618?pid=872757


Edit: These are just the ones I have found in my price range that fit my criteria. If anyone knows of any other nice $500ish scopes with no turrets, duplex reticles, etc. let me know.


I like walnut rifles though.

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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Un-possible


That boy good roflmao


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Un-possible


That boy good roflmao


It's funny every time!


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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Please buy this.

I have it's cousin the ERS, and wouldn't part with it. I use the ERS every day. Same magnification, same controls, and it does everything I ask of it. It has shot competition and it does a great job hunting.

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1020586712?pid=144123

I just got mine in, waiting for rings.


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In reality, since probably 95% of kills are under 250 yds, you could throw a Meopta meostar 3-10x on there, zero for 200 yds, and never touch the dials. Keep a sharp knife ready.

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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Please buy this.

I have it's cousin the ERS, and wouldn't part with it. I use the ERS every day. Same magnification, same controls, and it does everything I ask of it. It has shot competition and it does a great job hunting.

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1020586712?pid=144123

What is the difference between the ERS and the DMR?


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As far as I know, all features are the same, but it looks like the DMR has illumination. My ERS does not.

ERS has the G-2 reticle. DMR has the G-3, which is only a small tweak to the G-2.

Really good scopes! Great glass, really smart reticle, and proper tracking turrets. In fact, I took my ERS off my competition rifle when I got the NF ATACR. Dialed in the same known DOPE into the ATACR, and nothing changed. We know NF tracks, that showed me once more the ERS also tracks. 1350 yards was my farthest shot with the ERS.


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Originally Posted by bobcat1
I chose this for my hunting gun. Choose your reticle.

https://athlonoptics.com/product-category/rifle-scopes/midas-hmr/

Mind Changed since they could not get it here fast enough. Went With Sightmark 3-18x50 https://sightmark.com/products/3011/sightmark-citadel-3-18x50-mr2-riflescope/


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Originally Posted by Jgraider
In reality, since probably 95% of kills are under 250 yds, you could throw a Meopta meostar 3-10x on there, zero for 200 yds, and never touch the dials. Keep a sharp knife ready.


That is way too practical.





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Swarovski Z-3. Lightweight with great glass. Perfect for your rifle.


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