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have a 1980 vintage Shilen DGA in .308.  It is a heavier target weight gun and that is all I will be using it for.  It was so new looking that I did a barrel break-in.  My first two trips to the range have produced several groups smaller than .25"  I even had two smaller than .1".  It's a real shooter.  I have searched and read many posts on this forum.  Now, I just want to throw it out there for your opinion.  I will be target shooting out to at least 500 meters.  What scope do you recommend?  And I can't afford to spend $1000 on a scope.
 
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How much CAN you afford?

Or, if your like me, how much will the little wife allow you to spend??

 

Seriously, give the forum a $ amount and that would be most helpful.

 

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Look at the 4.5x14 Ziess on the sample list

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Originally posted by silver silver wrote:

 

Look at the 4.5x14 Ziess on the sample list

  

 

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I would go with a 6.5-20 Leupold or a 6-24 Elite 4200 shame they stopped making those guns, they were great guns. Good luck with it!!!
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LEU55112 Leupold 4.5-14x40 VX-III 30mm Riflescope Leupold 4.5-14x40 VX-III 30mm Riflescope
  • Gloss
  • Fine Duplex
  • 30mm
  • Long Range
  • Side Focus
  • Index Matched Lens System
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LEU57870 Leupold 6.5-20x40 VX-III 30mm Riflescope Leupold 6.5-20x40 VX-III 30mm Riflescope
  • Matte
  • Wide Duplex
  • 30mm
  • Long Range
  • Side Focus
  • Free 2.5" Sun Shade w/ Purchase
  • Index Matched Lens System

LEU56145 Leupold 4.5-14x40 Mark 4 PR 30mm Riflescope Leupold 4.5-14x40 Mark 4 PR 30mm Riflescope
  • Matte
  • Fine Duplex
  • 30mm
  • Long Range
  • Side Focus
  • Target Knobs
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LEU56860 Leupold 3-9x40 Mark 4 PR Riflescope Leupold 3-9x40 Mark 4 PR Riflescope
  • Matte
  • Duplex
  • 1"
  • Target Knobs
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    sounds like the scope you have on there is working pretty good.
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