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Beating a dead horse..... scope options

Thread in 'Firearms Chat' started by jpm2953, Jun 12, 2017.

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    jpm2953 The Hen that laid the Golden Legos

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    got a .308 AR again and can't decide on a scope. $500 budget. Never really shoot long range. Maybe 250 yards. Just a fun range gun. I want something 3-15 or 4-16. Something around there. I was thinking about the 4.5-14x40 Leupold VX3i.

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    4.5-14x40 Leupold VX3 is a great choice !
     
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    I found an apparent unicorn online and ordered it. It's a VX3i 4.5-14 with 30mm tube non CDS with a side focus. Exactly what I wanted.
    I have a VX3i on my Tikka .260 and love it.
     
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    That looks like a really nice scope. I like my Leupolds, but all of mine are older, before the CDS system. So, why not get the CDS?
     
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    I doubt I'll have this rifle forever so I would have to get it changed for a different rifle/caliber. Plus, I rarely(maybe once ever 2 years) shoot it far enough to even mess with changing the turret. I like to set it and forget it.
     
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    Just get the firedot if you go the leupold way.
    You wont regret it
     
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