Rifle Scopes  Vortex Razor HD LH 2-10x sufficient for long distance?

glockguy56

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Just picked up a vortex razor HD LH 2-10x from cabelas on clearance so I felt like I couldn't pass up the price. Would the 10 power be sufficient for hunting at a max of 400 yards? Or should I think about getting a higher powered optic? I would attempt steel past those distances but I don't know if I feel comfortable taking big game that far.
 

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    I've taken it out to 500 yard on steel plates and didn't feel limited by magnification in any way.

    The smallest target I shot with it at 400 yards was an 8 inch plate and I did not have any issues seeing it and aiming at it even in sub-optimal light.

    I do not know if that helps you, but that's the best I can offer.

    ILya
     

    bgolf92

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    For hunting applications that will be fine. For reference the Army issued 10x scopes on their sniper rifles(M24 for example) for years and they did a pretty good job engaging targets out to double your intended distance.
     

    Laseredge

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    I shoot a 16” round plate at 1000yds with a a 6.5 Grendel using a NF 2.5-10X32. So 1-2 moa at 400-500, not really a problen if the shooter and rifle are capable.
     

    SRPowah

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    I have shot an 8" plate at 600 yards on 10x with ease. In fact, I put a 2.5-10x on my AR specifically for shots out to 600 yards. As long as you have the scope set up for your eyes, I can't see it being an issue at all out to 400.
     

    Nodakplowboy

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    10X on coyotes or fox out to 400 should be just fine, more than enough for deer sized game. You won't be under glassed at all.
     

    NewsShooter

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    I shot my best long range match at around 10x on a hot august day. No problem shooting 1K at 10X.