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Hey guys, after hearing all the great things about the zeiss conquest ive decided to just suck it up and spent the extra bucks to get one. I wanted to thank everyone on the forum for their advice. That said, now i have to decide WHICH conquest i want.
 
1) Im trying to decide if the 3-9x50 will be worth the extra 10mm, but with half an inch less eye relief. The 3-9x40 has 4" and the 3-9x50 has 3.5, and im shooting a .308 tikka t3 lite, am i likely to get bit?
 
2) second, im going to be getting a set of rings and flip-ups from swfa and i need to know what size rings (and flipups but theres another thread for that). Will medium talley lightweights work for both the 40 and 50mm?
 
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What is the application? Which rifle will it be going on?

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40 medium Talley rings on the Tikka  and 50 probably high but ask when you call SWFA
I would upgrade the power to the 4.5 to 14 before I would consider upgrading the objective diameter.  All it does going 40 to 50 is make it bright at 7x rather than 6x in low light.  Id rather keep it lower.
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I don't own a Tikka but I do know Talley (mediums) will work with a 50mm scope mounted on a m700 with zero problems. I have two rifles (with Swaro 50mm scopes) setup like this; there's plenty of clearance for using Butler Creeks during rainy conditions.
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the application is mostly deer and some target, going on a .308 Tikka t3

upgrading magnification would prolly cost too much but thanks
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you wont get bit, i had a 4200 elite which only has 3.3" of eye relief on my .375H&H mag.
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Originally posted by koshkin koshkin wrote:

What is the application? Which rifle will it be going on?

ILya


This should be a sticky at the top of Rifle Scopes, Tactical Scopes and others.
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The best value is the standard 3-9x40, but sometimes value and logic have nothing to do with what we hunting nuts choose.  You can't go wrong with either and if a 50mm is what you want, then get it and don't look back.
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Originally posted by lucytuma lucytuma wrote:

The best value is the standard 3-9x40, but sometimes value and logic have nothing to do with what we hunting nuts choose.  You can't go wrong with either and if a 50mm is what you want, then get it and don't look back.
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