Rifle Scopes Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

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My local gun shop has a Burris Extreme Tactical with Ballistic MilDot for $888.00. From the experts opinions, if I'm going to save up some cash for a good scope, should I go with the Burris, or are there better scopes out there for that same amount of cash?

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

For that money you can have a used MK4, or ST-10. Either would get you into a known quantity, with the best warranty service around.
 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

You might also check out Sightron offerings. Sightron SIII 3.5-10x44 was recently selling new for under $700. mildot, 120 moa travel, great glass and overall quality.

 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

What kind of shooting are you going to do? For around $1200 I think you can get a Nightforce BR 8-23x56 at the local Sportsman Warehouse. When you get aroung $1000 there are a lot of good scopes avail in Leupold, Zeiss, Nightforce, etc.

Randy
 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

Not to mention...that XTR is a heavy bugger...for that price I would look for a used NF, MK4 or USO. You are right in that price range to get into something nice that is used.
 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

I plan on doing some LR shooting, 1150yrs and in. My insticts told me not to spend the money on the Burris....If I wait a bit longer, I'll have the money for a Nightforce or MK4.
 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dragoon</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'm going to use a Leupold Mk-4 , 6-20x50mm on mine ...</div></div>

me too....
 

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Re: Deciding on a Scope for the 300 winmag???

+1 Luepy Mk-4 or NF....Great quality, waranty and awesome resale value ( Sometimes that can be very important if you get in a pinch). The other scopes that are not NF ,Luepy,USO,SB, Swarovski,etc,etc. don't have a great resale value ..SmokeRolls