New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - SS 10x42 or 16x42 ???
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check GunBroker.com for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

SS 10x42 or 16x42 ???

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: October/26/2005 at 16:41
markt2455 View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper


Joined: October/26/2005
Status: Offline
Points: 4
Hello all,
 I just picked up a new Remington 700 VL lefthanded .308 and wanted help on what power scope to use. I am looking at SS10x42 or the SS16x42. I also wanted to know what would be the best mount and rings to use on it. I will be using this for target shooting 100M to 300M at this time and would like to get up to 600M in time.

Thanks,
Mark
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: October/26/2005 at 17:00
Brady View Drop Down
TEAM SWFA - Admin
TEAM SWFA - Admin
Avatar
Casino Cruiser

Joined: May/20/2004
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 1834

Get the 10x for sure. Everything optically is superior in the 10x. When you go up in magnification you start to loose the clarity and resolution the 10x will have. Don't worry about not having enough magnification. Even at 600m with 10x you will have enough.

 

Badger mounts is what people usually end up getting when they go looking for the best mounts. The Leupold Mark 4's are also a nice setup.

Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: October/26/2005 at 18:18
markt2455 View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper


Joined: October/26/2005
Status: Offline
Points: 4
Thanks for the responce! I will go with the 10x42 and about the mount and rings, I would like to get Leupold for mounting..What would be the best in  that line?
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/18/2005 at 14:52
Brady View Drop Down
TEAM SWFA - Admin
TEAM SWFA - Admin
Avatar
Casino Cruiser

Joined: May/20/2004
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 1834
Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. The Mark 4's are the best Leupold has to offer. You probably figured that out by now.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/15/2006 at 13:03
Urimaginaryfrnd View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar
Resident Redneck

Joined: June/20/2005
Location: Iowa
Status: Offline
Points: 13881

I'll second that motion   -----    Get the 10X  but spend the extra hundred for side focus.  Badger rings are the best.

Super Sniper 10x42 30mm Rifle Scope

Super Sniper 10x42 30mm Rifle Scope

  Send this page to a friend

Specifications
Weight (oz): 21

Super Sniper Mil-Dot
Mil-Dot

Length (in): 13.88
Eye Relief (in): 4
Field of View @ 100yds (ft): 13
Exit Pupil (mm): --


< style="MARGIN: 0px" =/addtocart.asp method=get>
Order Here
Stock # Price Quantity  
SS10X42M $399.95

 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "SS 10x42 or 16x42 ???"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
SS 10x42 vs 16x42 for long range paper graywolf.260 Rifle Scopes 5
ZEN RAY ZRS 10x42 or Olympus Magellan 10x42 EXWP gjcrop Binoculars 5
M onarch x 10x42 or Vortex Talon 10x42 nodule Binoculars 3
10x42 HD vs 10x42 brianaa Tactical Scopes 4
Bushnell Legend Elite 10x42 vs Monarch 5 10x42 2hoo Binoculars 7
Elite 3200 10x42 Mil/Mil Vs SS 10x42 JLud Tactical Scopes 2
Weaver 4-16x42 Classic V Rifle Scope Begemot Rifle Scopes 2
Monarch 3 4-16x42 vs Vortex Viper HS 4-16x44 Geo_Erudite Rifle Scopes 5
Thoughts on Sightron SII 4-16x42 AO tpcollins Rifle Scopes 1
Sightron Big Sky 4-16X42 for sale (Sold) Alan Robertson Optics For Sale 2


This page was generated in 0.344 seconds.