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Trying to plan ahead for a proposed trip to African in the upcoming year. Am planning to get a 375 as a do anything rifle and would like to equipt it with a lower power variable, such nas the Nikon African in !". I ran a search on the board and found a series of other possibles.  Im generally satisfied with the Nikon products but not all. Wondered if anyone has any experience with the 1-4 variable such as "0" hold and general optical quality. ANother possibility is a low fixed power such as a 2 1/2(hunted with one of those for years-deer.chucks,predators etc. Was pretty solid to abt 400yds, but I could see then). What do you all think-optics incl low light, reliability??
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how much do you want to spend? are we talking about the 30mm nikon or the 1" tube?? if you are talking about the 30mm and willing to spend that kind of money i would look at trijicon accupoint in 1x4
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Originally posted by pyro6999 pyro6999 wrote:

how much do you want to spend? are we talking about the 30mm nikon or the 1" tube?? if you are talking about the 30mm and willing to spend that kind of money i would look at trijicon accupoint in 1x4
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The 1" seems to make the most sense, the 30mm is OK if its used for a cudgel or shooting @ 1000yd. Hard to justify the price escalation. Was considering abt $500 a reasonable limit. Many of the "been there" are advocates of the Leupold 2 1/2 fixed, dont dislike L. but wanted to consider a purpose built alternative.
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a fixed leupold will be tough to beat, ive a got 2x7 vortex viper on my .375H&H and i like it.
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All great scopes mentioned, I would like to add Sightron big sky 1.25-5x20.SWFA has a sale on with a $75 rebate.One other would be Zeiss Conquest 3-9x40 also on sale @ $399.
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