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Old 03-08-2017, 04:44 PM
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Default I bought a browning abolt 3 need to pick a scope.

I bought a browning abolt 3 hunter in 7mm-08. I was thinking of putting a bushnell 3500 on it. Or a leopald vx1. My last choice is a vortex crossfire. Only have around 300 to spend. What's the best choice?
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Old 03-08-2017, 04:51 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
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Old 03-08-2017, 04:55 PM
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Vortex Viper HS 2 5-10X44 your hashlines will be 100 200 300 400 500 bang on
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Old 03-08-2017, 04:55 PM
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Why not let your eyes choose.? I love Leopoldo have a vx2 and vx1 father is a bushel guy and I don't like them, I like Nikon monarch but not the cheaper ones
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Old 03-08-2017, 05:10 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
x2 ......... some very good deals on their website right now, and their customer service is second to none.
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Old 03-08-2017, 05:23 PM
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Too bad you missed out on the VX-1 sale, but as the guys said, lots of good deals on Nikons at Prophet right now. I have a VX-1 on my AB3 in .308. Works great with it.
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Old 03-08-2017, 05:55 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
I got the ones I 'needed' earlier today!!!

http://store.prophetriver.com/liquidation/
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:33 PM
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Can't go wrong with leupold. Vx-1 is a great scope
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:37 PM
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Great prices. Make sure you are fine with the reticle on the "Active Target" model before you buy it....
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:38 PM
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The bushnell elite series is 20% off at wholesale right now, the 3500 is right around $300
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:16 PM
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I'm a fan of Nikon. Great glass and awesome warranty. Going to pick up a pair of Monarch 7 binos soon I think!
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:18 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
X2. Dont buy a vortex crossfire. I have one and out of all my scopes its the cheapest junk of all of them
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:53 PM
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Leupold vx1 ... try to find one with the LR reticle.....
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Old 03-08-2017, 08:40 PM
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Old 03-08-2017, 08:50 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
Yep, I have a prostaff 5 I'm quite happy with. The magnification range 2.5-10 is very useful and the glass is a bargain imo. Have a look at what prophet river has - I've had good experience with them in the past.
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Old 03-08-2017, 09:45 PM
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A Leupold VX2 4-12x40 with LRD duplex would be a sweet one (I have on on my 243)or even the 3-9x40. Even consider the Burris scopes .
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Old 03-08-2017, 10:44 PM
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As mentioned Nikons are great. Second choice would be Burris. Have a fullfield e1 and it's great
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Old 03-19-2017, 06:30 PM
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I ended up buying a leupald vx1 3 by 9 by 40 from prophet river. Price was right.
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Old 03-19-2017, 06:41 PM
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I put the same scope on my wife's A-Bolt, great scope for the price.
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:34 AM
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Do not go with the Vortex Crossfire....no where near the quality of the Nikon, Leupy or Viper. I picked up a 3-9x40 Viper for $300 and its very clear.
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:19 AM
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I bought a browning abolt 3 hunter in 7mm-08. I was thinking of putting a bushnell 3500 on it. Or a leopald vx1. My last choice is a vortex crossfire. Only have around 300 to spend. What's the best choice?
Look at the Burris line up of scopes.
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:56 AM
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Nikon all day!
You can get a prostaff 3-9x50 for 319.99 everyday at cabelas.
Or if you want a 3-9x40 they have them there for like 250
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:00 PM
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Another option is Nikon, and Prophet River is offering below cost prices on a large selection of Nikon scopes.
X2 Nikon is a great choice at that price range!
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:07 AM
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I ended up buying a leupald vx1 3 by 9 by 40 from prophet river. Price was right.
That is a good choice. Generally you don't put a nikon on a Browning.
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:32 AM
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Generally you don't put a nikon on a Browning.
why would that be?
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