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Re: Need a new scope for my 6.5 creedmoore asap, help with options!
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2017, 05:37:03 PM »
I'd recommend the Viper HS-T, class is super clear and it comes with elevated, uncapped turrets, and you can buy custom turrets for around $75. Also features the parallax adjustment, and again the glass quality is amazing. Comes in a 4-16x44, great scope for a great price!

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Re: Need a new scope for my 6.5 creedmoore asap, help with options!
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2017, 05:39:54 PM »
I'd recommend the Viper HS-T, class is super clear and it comes with elevated, uncapped turrets, and you can buy custom turrets for around $75. Also features the parallax adjustment, and again the glass quality is amazing. Comes in a 4-16x44, great scope for a great price!

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Re: Need a new scope for my 6.5 creedmoore asap, help with options!
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2017, 03:47:25 PM »
I'd recommend the Viper HS-T, class is super clear and it comes with elevated, uncapped turrets, and you can buy custom turrets for around $75. Also features the parallax adjustment, and again the glass quality is amazing. Comes in a 4-16x44, great scope for a great price!

For the money as much as I hate to say it. The HST 4-16 is a great scopes with great options for the price. The turrets are positive and extremely repeatable. I've been a die hard Leupold guy forever. I tried Vortex when they first came out and they sucked and their customer service sucked also in my experience. I swore them off for life or longer.

My friend showed up with a Vortex HS-T 4-16x44 with the MOA reticle. I was giving him hell for frosting his rifle with crap. Which he picked up locally for $449.00.

He simply said Vortex has come a long way in the 8 or so years since you had yours. He said give it a try, so I did. He had a 100 yard zero and a dope card out to 600 yards. I fired 9 rounds dialing the dope for elevation between each shot starting at 200, then 300, 500 yards. I then dialed back to 200 and repeated the sequence two more times.

Which worked out to a 3 shot group at all three distances and having to dial for every shot.

Like I said before. I hate to say it but they were all on the money.

I've purchase 3 since. Great scope for the price and options.

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Re: Need a new scope for my 6.5 creedmoore asap, help with options!
« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2017, 07:32:54 PM »
I've heard nothing but very good things about Athlon from other forums I frequent.Some say they are alot better than Vortex.
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Re: Need a new scope for my 6.5 creedmoore asap, help with options!
« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2017, 07:44:19 PM »
I'd recommend the Viper HS-T, class is super clear and it comes with elevated, uncapped turrets, and you can buy custom turrets for around $75. Also features the parallax adjustment, and again the glass quality is amazing. Comes in a 4-16x44, great scope for a great price!

For the money as much as I hate to say it. The HST 4-16 is a great scopes with great options for the price. The turrets are positive and extremely repeatable. I've been a die hard Leupold guy forever. I tried Vortex when they first came out and they sucked and their customer service sucked also in my experience. I swore them off for life or longer.

My friend showed up with a Vortex HS-T 4-16x44 with the MOA reticle. I was giving him hell for frosting his rifle with crap. Which he picked up locally for $449.00.

He simply said Vortex has come a long way in the 8 or so years since you had yours. He said give it a try, so I did. He had a 100 yard zero and a dope card out to 600 yards. I fired 9 rounds dialing the dope for elevation between each shot starting at 200, then 300, 500 yards. I then dialed back to 200 and repeated the sequence two more times.

Which worked out to a 3 shot group at all three distances and having to dial for every shot.

Like I said before. I hate to say it but they were all on the money.

I've purchase 3 since. Great scope for the price and options.



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