collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Sig new bdx scope system  (Read 911 times)

Offline D-Rock425

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 12283
  • Location: Lake stevens
Sig new bdx scope system
« on: March 14, 2019, 10:48:31 AM »
Wondering if anyone has shot the new bdx scope system from sig optics.  Recently received 2 in the mail and was looking for some first hand input from some users.

Online bolsen

  • logger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 249
  • Location: Sw wa
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2019, 11:05:43 AM »
Iíve got this coming in the mail right now as well, but with the range finding binos. Excited to put it to use on our hunt in New Zealand next month. Iíll have a good video made on how it works!

Offline blackpowderhunter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2014
  • Posts: 600
  • Location: Renton
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 09:21:37 AM »
pretty cool concept really.
illegal to hunt with in idaho.  i could see similar laws coming to WA as these types of things become more prevalent.

Offline Pathfinder101

  • The Chosen YAR
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 10247
  • Location: Southeast WA
  • Semper Primus
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2019, 09:50:20 AM »
Tagging along to see how it works.  I love my W5.  Thinking about getting another.
Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.  That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

Offline bigdub257

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2014
  • Posts: 96
  • Groups: RMEF;Ducks Unlimited
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2019, 09:39:17 AM »
Tagging along also.  Very interested in this system, particularly the with the new binos. 

Online bolsen

  • logger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 249
  • Location: Sw wa
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2019, 12:36:25 PM »
Just got back into service here in New Zealand, we all ran the sig BDX system and they performed flawlessly. Absolute game changer. Two of us had the rangefinding binos, the other had a rangefinder. We will have a good video on it soon, lots of footage. We killed 4 tahr, 2 chamois and some feral goats, one at 702 yards with the system, just range, and hold the dot right on!!

Online h20hunter

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+8)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 18144
  • Location: Lake Stevens
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2019, 12:37:04 PM »
Tagging for later video action.

Offline Birdgetter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2017
  • Posts: 399
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2019, 12:45:16 PM »
So what do these scopes do? Do they range like a Burris Eliminator. I have a Sig Whiskey on my AR and really like it, looking to either get a Vortex or a Sig for my new bolt gun. So I would be interested to see what these scopes are all about.

Online bolsen

  • logger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 249
  • Location: Sw wa
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2019, 01:07:14 PM »
The SIG BDX system is like the Burris Eliminator in that it compensates for bullet drop at distance by means of a digital reticle. It differs in that the BDX uses a seperate rangefinder (binos or handheld) to range target, provide ballistic solution and beam it instantly to scope. The BDX advantages are many: sleeker scope, simpler ballistic data input, and far greater versatility. The Eliminatorís one advantage may be speed, simply because it has the onboard rangefinder, but it isnít by much.

Offline KopperBuck

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 1681
  • Location: GRV
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2019, 01:53:00 PM »
This is illegal in OR as well. ODFW slipped in a new rule without making it apparent or highlighting the new wording in the 2019 regs. Cute.

2018
Use an artificial light for hunting any wildlife, except raccoon, bobcat and opossum provided the light is not cast from or attached to a motor vehicle. This includes laser sights or any other sights which project a beam to the target. This does not include battery operated sights which only light the reticle.

2019
Use an artificial light for hunting any wildlife, except raccoon, bobcat and opossum provided the light is not cast from or attached to a motor vehicle. This includes laser sights or any other sights which project a beam to the target, including scopes with electronic rangefinders and scopes that receive information from a rangefinder or any electronic device. This does not include battery operated sights which only light the reticle.

Offline jakeweb

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 94
  • Location: Auburn, Wa
  • they fly, they die
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2019, 02:09:15 PM »
If anyoneís looking for one Iím selling one in the others classifieds. Basically brand new.

Offline Karl Blanchard

  • Trade Count: (+8)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 6497
  • Location: Selah, WA
  • Jonathan_S hunting apparel prostaff
  • Groups: Sitka Gear Fan Boy for LIFE
Re: Sig new bdx scope system
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2019, 02:33:53 PM »
Got my hands on one recently and I gotta say I am far from impressed.  While the technology seems sound the scope was pretty janky.  Glass is mediocre, eye relief is as bad as any scope I've used, reticle sucks, and adjustments are sloppy. It hits where it's supposed to but it's far from anything I would spend money on. :twocents: this was the 6-20. Maybe the lower magnification scopes are better :dunno:
It is foolish and wrong to mourn these men.  Rather, we should thank god that such men lived.  -General George S. Patton

Aaron's Profile:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;u=2875
Aaron's Posts:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;area=showposts;u=2875
Aaron's Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/aaron.blanchard.94

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

2 Bear Mounts (Packboard & Rug), 1 Hunter-(BlackRiver Tax.) by lamrith
[Today at 02:46:47 PM]


Lots of good stuff for sale here! by 7mmfan
[Today at 02:43:27 PM]


Cabela's Lowers by Russ McDonald
[Today at 02:41:27 PM]


Idaho Commission Meeting by Sitka_Blacktail
[Today at 02:41:04 PM]


Hunting from a Boat - Whatcom by aaronoto
[Today at 02:34:29 PM]


2019, Pinks Reports by Taco280AI
[Today at 02:30:38 PM]


Never seen this before by Evil_EdwardO
[Today at 02:24:08 PM]


Roads through private to national forests by KFhunter
[Today at 02:23:52 PM]


Where is the Van Wyk property? It is now part of the Cowiche unit by millerwheeler
[Today at 02:23:21 PM]


Idaho second draw by Karl Blanchard
[Today at 02:22:03 PM]


what to do with fresh tuna belly? by Stein
[Today at 02:11:07 PM]


JOBS: Looking for work/Looking to hire by woodswalker
[Today at 02:06:33 PM]


Hammock Gear 0 Degree Down Quilt by johns8168
[Today at 01:59:32 PM]


Best bait for deer and elk? by OutHouse
[Today at 01:35:54 PM]


3 more days until archery opener!!! (Oregon) by elkrack
[Today at 01:21:52 PM]


Ever meet someone Famous out Fishing? by PolarBear
[Today at 01:20:33 PM]


37XC build by jasnt
[Today at 01:16:57 PM]


My first bear! by crowinghen
[Today at 01:14:41 PM]


This is new!! by pens fan
[Today at 01:06:33 PM]


Finally! by PA BEN
[Today at 12:34:38 PM]