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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote pyro6999 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/09/2011 at 15:38
other than the buckmaster, all of the scopes you mentioned are fairly comparable.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote feklar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/16/2011 at 15:43
I'd suggest looking at a mil dot reticle.  I like and use the Weaver tactical line.  For dogs and gophers something in the 10-15 power is nice for the longer shots.  Typically you will be proned out or on a bench, during daylight.  For the dogs you might be lower light and sitting.
 
I have the Nikon BDC reticle and while its ok, I don't like the circles as aiming points.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 03mossy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/16/2011 at 20:24
I think i am leaning towards the Viper 6.5-20x44 right now with the mil dot. I think for the price it is at least worth a try over a higher end scope for now.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 03mossy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/03/2011 at 09:23
Since this scope will be used mainly for PD's and the range and less for yotes I went ahead and ordered a Leupold VX3 6.5-20x40LR with the VHR... Man I hope its worth it!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote boatammo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/04/2011 at 22:24
I have had 5 scopes on my cooper M. 21 223. I keep coming back to the 4.5x14 conquest with the z800 ret. I shoot pdogs. 6.5x20 didn't do it for me tried 2 of those.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 03mossy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/04/2011 at 22:38
Originally posted by boatammo boatammo wrote:

6.5x20 didn't do it for me tried 2 of those.
 
2 VX3 6.5-20's didn't work for you?
 
Well I hope I have better luck with mine than you did
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tjtjwdad Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/05/2011 at 00:14
Sometimes it depends on the environment.  Me, I'd rather have the magnification but things like FOV are also important.  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tip69 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/18/2011 at 09:29
Originally posted by 03mossy 03mossy wrote:


I was actually disapointed in the VX3's with the VHR, I could not get them to focus enough to where the reticle wouldn't fade away.

I went ahead and ordered a Leupold VX3 6.5-20x40LR with the VHR... Man I hope its worth it!



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 03mossy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/18/2011 at 10:21
Lol, I went back and took the time to adjust it to my eyes and once I did I was extremely impressed and just loved the reticle!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tip69 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/18/2011 at 10:35
Ah.  Let us know how it works out. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 03mossy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/19/2011 at 22:19
I got it today and put it all together. looks great and I think I am going to love the reticle!
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote helo18 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/19/2011 at 23:45
Good looking setup.  How does she shoot?
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She sure is purdy
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