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Old 03-24-2020, 03:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Keep this in mind though.... 99% of scopes out there are second focal plane scopes. This means that the cross hairs do not retain relativity to the magnification. Gauging distance using the cross-hairs will only work at a particular magnification. It will vary by scope make/model.
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Old 03-25-2020, 03:19 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Keep this in mind though.... 99% of scopes out there are second focal plane scopes. This means that the cross hairs do not retain relativity to the magnification. Gauging distance using the cross-hairs will only work at a particular magnification. It will vary by scope make/model.
Well said! That, is one reason I don't own a 2nd FP scope.
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Old 03-25-2020, 08:11 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Rangefinder: Sig Kilo 2200 all the way. Fast, compact, and not terribly pricey.

For scope: Id be giving the leupold VX5 4-20 a good look. Maybe you can find a used NXS for around $1400 or so. Burris XTR II is another option as well.
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Old 05-19-2020, 05:04 PM   #14 (permalink)
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My father got me into hunting when I was a boy. He taught me to hunt with bow and arrow first and I really loved it. When I got older I wanted to hunt with rifles but I struggled a little bit. Hunting with rifles was hard for me until I found a really good HD scope and hunting rangefinder. The model of my rangefinder is ATN AUXILIARY BALLISTIC LASER 1500 and it is great. It is a perfect match for my HD scope. When I started hunting with this equipment everything became much easier for me and now I reccomend it to everyone.

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Old 05-20-2020, 11:31 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I use Leupold scopes and range finders, they are really good.
Which ones do you use Tom Sands?
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Old 05-20-2020, 11:44 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I dunno if you are a veteran but Vortex offers 40% off to Vets
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Old 05-20-2020, 11:55 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Good advice Bax. Can't go wrong with Vortex but, if you do they will make it right.
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Old 05-20-2020, 12:32 PM   #18 (permalink)
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That reminds me, I need to send in my sons Vortex Binoculars... there is a hair on the inside lens elements right dead center. Highly annoying.

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I dunno if you are a veteran but Vortex offers 40% off to Vets

Leupold also have a pro program offered to military.


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