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Kahles helia 3....or leupold vx5hd??

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    Posted: May/15/2019 at 19:50
Looking for advice....Optically is there much/any difference between a leupold vx5hd 2-10   and a Kahles Helia 3,,,  3-9 x42mm????

Hoping to purchase one of the above scopes to use on a 243. Most of the hunting is for deer/ dawn dusk type shots plus occasional varmint (wallabys) hunting out to 350yards max in open hill country...

My preference is towards the kahles....
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I'd go Kahles personally
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tahqua Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May/17/2019 at 11:42
I own several Kahles scopes. I have a 2.2-9x42 C model with 30mm tube. I can tell you that the folks around here have always spoken highly of the 1" scopes. They may even have the same glass as the C models. If you can get the Helia 3-9  with a 4A reticle you would be doing very well for the hunting conditions you describe.
I cannot comment on the Leupy but also read good things.
Doug
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