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I am looking for the best scope I can get for under $1000. I am looking for the most in light gathering and clarityThe best Scope that I have seen lately has been the Meopta Meostar 4x16 but haven't been able to check out the Kahles Cl orA Zeiss other than a conquest.
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Kahles CL or KX depending on the features you prefer will be your best bang for the buck on your budget.
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IOR has some nice clear scopes under 1000, does that price include the base and rings?

 

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Originally posted by amax155 amax155 wrote:

I am looking for the best scope I can get for under $1000. I am looking for the most in light gathering and clarityThe best Scope that I have seen lately has been the Meopta Meostar 4x16 but haven't been able to check out the Kahles Cl orA Zeiss other than a conquest.

 

What rifle is this scope intended for, amax?  You will get more specific advice if that is known.

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It is going on a Winchester M70 classic Stainless in 30-06. I hunt  dark swamps, 600 yard cutovers and the Rocky Mountains. I have never shot a deer past 90 yards but I practice from real world positions out to 300 yards. I have a Shepherd on it right now and want to upgrade and get away from such a busy reticle. The Kahles CL looks good,but what is the difference between it and the KX besides tube diameter and the price.

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Both CL and KX have one inch tubes,KX does not have a side focus but does have a couple more reticle options.

Same glass on both.

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AMAX 155,

I just went through the same thing, with the only difference being I wanted the capability to shoot some real extended range target stuff and target turrets.  Check my last post, "The million dollar question"!!   I went with the IOR,  No way to beat that price for what you get.  I can not comment on the scope personally as I do not have it in hand yet.  However, I did speak to Val from IOR Valdada and he gave me a whole lot of good info that concluded my decision and the sale.

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