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???? Scope for 7MM Rem. Magnum ????

Old 12-04-2010, 04:28 PM
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Default ???? Scope for 7MM Rem. Magnum ????

Hey Guys.....I just bought a Weatherby sub-moa 7MM Remington Magnum. I am leaning toward putting a leupold VX-3 4.5-14 with CDS dials on it. I cant afford to buy the Huskemaw right now. I will be using it for Mule Deer in Wyoming or Utah, so I might have some pretty long shots. Anyway I was wondering what you guys would do if you were in the same situation. I am open to hearing any suggestions you guys may have. Thanks
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Old 12-04-2010, 07:44 PM
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There are a lot of leupold fans on here...............................and why not.

Some may say 14X isn't necessary, buy I use 4X-16X 44MM.

My question is; how BIG is the objective ?

I like to mount my scopes with low (medium max) rings, for better cheek weld.
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Old 12-06-2010, 06:42 AM
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That would probably be a GREAT scope for that gun.
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Old 12-06-2010, 07:38 AM
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SOunds great to me. I personally would stick with a 3x9 but that's just my preference.
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Old 12-07-2010, 12:16 PM
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Leupold makes a great scope. I don't think you can go wrong with them. Ziess makes a nice scope too, I don't know if you've looked at them.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:59 AM
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I have the VX-3 3.5x10 on my Remmy 700 7mm Mag and love it.
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:26 AM
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Leup 3.5-10 w/CDS or a 3-9 Conquest sent in for turrets.....would be bout the same coin
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Old 01-03-2011, 08:06 AM
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Perfect choice.
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Old 01-30-2011, 10:57 PM
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I personally have used a Leupold Vari III 2.5X8 for about 20 years on my 2 Model 700 7mm mags, 300 win mag, and 270. When I purchased all these scopes the 50mm objective was not available yet. That is the only thing I would change on each of these scopes, for the light gathering power.

The 4.5x14 is mainly a varmint scope used for long distant shooting, out past 300 yards on smaller targets where you really have to dial the target in.

I think the 3x9 is probably the most popular high power rifle scope for any manufacturer.
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Old 01-31-2011, 07:47 AM
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Another option would be a Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14 X 44 with the Rapid Z 800 on it. I wouldn't even consider a Huskemaw.
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