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    Upgrade to a New Scope

    I have a Leupold on my 30/06 and I'm thinking about upgrading. I want to spend around 500 dollars any suggestions?


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    I personally would stick with the Leupold, which one do you have on it now?

    Big question is what ranges are you shooting?

    I have a VX-3i 4.5-14x40 CDS on my 25-06 and love it. It is my personal opinion but I don't think that you can do much better than a Leupold for the price.
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    What model scope? I have a vx3 4.5x14x50 and love it on my 7mm with zero issues. My vortex has been back to the factory once already. You can still hardly turn the objective.


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    The 4.5x14 with CDs is about perfect in that price range. I have 2 of them. Have never changed zero no matter where I've traveled.
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    Another vote for Leupold.

    I have had a VX-2 3-9x40mm on my 30-06 since 2001, rock solid!

    Put a VX-3 4.5-14x40mm on my 7MAG, and again, rock solid!

    I keep thinking of getting a new scope, but just can't stand the the thought of taking either of these off the rifles.

    And remember, Leupold has a full lifetime guarantee: "If your Leupold riflescope, binocular, or spotting scope doesn?t perform, we will repair or replace it for free - whether you're the original owner or not. You don?t need proof of ownership or a warranty card, and there?s no time limit. We do this because we believe in superior quality and craftsmanship, and we?re confident your Leupold won?t let you down."
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    I have 6 Leupolds.....from a 6x to a VXlll 6 x 18. Love all of them My favorite is the VXlll 4.4 x 14 x 40mm with a Leupold ballistic turret to match my loads. I have one on my 25-06 and another on my .300 Wby.
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    I have a VX-2 4-14X40 on my 300 WSM. It works well and its in the same price range.

    I added a custom turret to it. Had to order it from a different company but thats ok. I doubt I'll use it much anyhow. The gun shoots pretty flat to 300 yards and I dont like shooting further than that anyhow if I can help it.

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    Just picked up a VX-3i 3.5-10x40 mm for $319 and they gave me a $50 gift card. Seemed like a good deal to me.

    A VX-2 3-9x40 mm has helped kill a few critters... Ditto for a Vortex Viper 2-7x36 mm.

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    I like the VX3 much more than the vx2/vx1 etc... at least last time I checked.

    bought a bushnell 4500 4-16x with the doa600 reticle that's quite nice, especially for the money! take a look at them...

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    Hey, where did you find that deal? I was looking at that scope for $319, but the $50 bonus would be nice!

 

 
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