Sick of lighted Reticles and the trend to heavier scopesMarch 24 2012 at 1:51 PM
|Brad (Login Hearken)|
It seems there's a trend toward more lighted reticles and 30 MM heavy scopes. This is great for some purposes, but for most of my hunting situations, the added weight isn't worth the trade. What are your thoughts?
What I would like to see more of is:
Mil Dots are a Must. Preferably dots that go all the way to the bottom and show windage like leupolds xmas tree reticles.
High end optics
Side focus to 15 yards. Must be good for ranging.
I have the Hawke Sidewinders and think the half mild dot 6.5-20 is one of the best reticles of all time. If only they made this quality level in 1" tube and nixed the lighted reticle it would be perfect.
The Elite 4,200 MD is an amazing scope...and is nearly perfect. I haven't tried the side focus model yet, but I hear they don't range closer than 25 yards. I've yet to buy a 6500...and hear that they fit the bill well.
What else is out there?
I've tried the 1" Hawke SR12 6-18 and a Map6 4-12 which seem to be so popular...but neither of these have repeatable clicks.
|This message has been edited by Hearken on Mar 24, 2012 1:53 PM|
- Like most things in life, "it depends"... - Lon on Mar 24, 2012, 2:00 PM
- YOur coming close to describing - unrepentantsinner on Mar 24, 2012, 2:26 PM
- Amen ... - knt on Mar 24, 2012, 3:36 PM
- Re: Sick of lighted Reticles and the trend to heavier scopes - Dale on Mar 24, 2012, 3:46 PM
- For hunting 30mm heavy scopes a big NO for me - RogerV on Mar 24, 2012, 3:48 PM
- Re: Sick of lighted Reticles and the trend to heavier scopes - Josh Graham on Mar 24, 2012, 3:50 PM
- Re: Sick of lighted Reticles and the trend to heavier scopes - Brian on Mar 24, 2012, 4:44 PM
- My dream scope - Bushnell Elite 6500 with the Hawke 20X mil dot reticle. - Ted in Madison on Mar 24, 2012, 5:07 PM
- I feel the same way. - Bob in WV on Mar 24, 2012, 7:59 PM
- Leapers - philip_T on Mar 24, 2012, 8:02 PM
- I put a nice 2-7X32 Hawke Sports in my .25 Carbine Sumatra and love it. - Nies on Mar 24, 2012, 9:06 PM
- Customer demand for this stuff - Paul on Mar 25, 2012, 10:00 AM
- Personal preference - dan house on Mar 26, 2012, 11:18 AM