1000 yard scope?

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  1. 284winner

    284winner Silver $$ Contributor

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    Great scopes and great reticle. You'll be fine shooting the 300 win. The 308 will easily do the 1000 yards with most scopes and not necessarily with an moa base. They help just to keep the turret adjustment centered and not bottomed out. Always a good idea using a 20-40 moa base regardless of caliber. I have a 20 moa base on my 308 and using 185 bergers can make the 1000 easily with alot of elevation left over. At a mile, I need 85-90 moa. That's when the 40 moa base comes in handy. My leupold has 100 internal minutes so even with a 40 Mao base, I'm barely making that range. Your 300 win is a different story.
     
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  2. muleman69

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    So you are saying I need enough adjustment to try and keep turret close to center as I can? I checked out a Ziess 5x25 yesterday that had around 120 1/4 minute clicks . So have far from bottoming out should a person stay to be safe?
     
  3. muleman69

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    That was 120 clicks from center
     
  4. IdahoSharpshooter

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    Or just pony up for an Ivey scope mount and be done with it.
     
  5. boltgunluvr

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    If you're targets are 16-18 inch steel gongs, silhouette targets or similar, I have a Leupold Mark 4 LR/T 3.5-10x40mm with the M3 elevation turret (out to 1K yards within one turn) factory custom turrets for 223, 308 & 300 Win Mag and mildot reticle. Awesome optic that doesn't cost $2K and is a fast adjusting optic for real world shooting.

    A person purchased the rifle it was mounted on but he just couldn't afford the rifle and the optic. I'm old school. Nothing larger than 40mm objectives and 10x magnification. Just throwing it out there for you. Thx
     
  6. muleman69

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    Sounds good ,I have a Leupold I'm going to try and if that doesn't work I may take you up on it. THX
     
  7. muleman69

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    Not familiar with Ivey but will look them up. Thanks
     
  8. muleman69

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    Leupold is working out so far, 6" group at 775yards today. Was great
     
  9. slm9s

    slm9s Gold $$ Contributor

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    Sightron SIII 8-32
    Burris sig xtr rings
    20 Moa base.
    You can set it up so your bottom of the elevation is just under your 200-yard zero. That way you have almost the entire Scopes elevation travel at your fingertips. This is a poor man's zero stop.
     
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  10. mr.big

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    I have that same scope with a 20 MOA base and 10 more MOA in the Burris rings it will zero at 100 yards 12-15 clix from the bottom and has right at 70 MOA adjustments on the knob not counting the retical ,,I love the scope for shooting white steel plates,,

    I try and set all my scopes up so the 100 yard zero is at least in the first turn on the knob,,so if I get lost I can just bottom it out and come back to 0 and have no doubt I where I am,,
     
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  11. 284winner

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    Very nice adjustable MOA mounts. Price isn't bad either.
     
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  12. muleman69

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    This sounds good to me, I shot out to 775yds yesterday and still have 16 clicks in one revolution to go. I will see whats left today, may have to order 20 Moa base
     
  13. long40shot

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    I really enjoy my Leupold VX3 8.5x25x50. Install a 20moa base and a quality set of picatinny rings and you have a great combo. These scopes appear in the classifieds fairly often and can be had for a great price.
     
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  14. Flouncer

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    All this base stuff is non sense. Keystone light, aluminum can. Finish it. Cut out about a 1-inch square. It's called a shim or a $200 "20MOA Base".
     

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