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Old 11-05-2013, 06:46 PM
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I am looking to purchase a new scope for my Remingtion 700 .243 and I am considering a Vortex Diamondback or a Minox ZV3.
Does anyone have any thoughts on these?
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:39 AM
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I like Vortex although the Diamondback line is not their best. Of the two mentioned, I'd go with Minox.
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Old 11-06-2013, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by bugsNbows View Post
I like Vortex although the Diamondback line is not their best. Of the two mentioned, I'd go with Minox.
MINOX all the way!
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:20 PM
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Minox and not think twice about it.
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:50 PM
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See what happens when people want to know how long they have been around ?!?!

...............and Vortex offers a "no questions asked" warranty (and they make good optics for the money).

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Old 11-07-2013, 07:54 AM
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I have no problems with Vortex... own a Viper. Their CS / warranty rivals Leupy. My comment was in regards to the Diamondback that was mentioned... it's a mid-level offering.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by bugsNbows View Post
I have no problems with Vortex... own a Viper. Their CS / warranty rivals Leupy. My comment was in regards to the Diamondback that was mentioned... it's a mid-level offering.
Is your experience with Vortex customer service first hand? Many optics companies claim a great warranty and customer service but few match Leupold in reality.
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:50 AM
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I think I will go with the Minox. I have never bought a new scope before. How do I know what base and rings to get for my Remington 700. I assum 1" rings but what about the base? Any help and recommendations is greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old 11-07-2013, 06:08 PM
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It's either a 1" or 30mm tube; you need to know that first.


I recommend "weaver style" bases & rings; but you better read up on this stuff !

http://www.chuckhawks.com/index2i.scopes_optics.htm
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:01 AM
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Its 1". I ended up purchasing a DNZ Game Reaper one piece Short Action-Low Mount
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