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LPVO Advice

Discussion in 'Firearms Chat' started by Jcann, Dec 15, 2020.

  1. Jcann

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    I've shot Hawke on springer air rifles and was not overly impressed with glass quality but it did track very well. The turrets were very mushy too.
     
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    That distant ring is impossible to pass up! FWIW, I've run a 1-4x out to 300 on reduced IPSC steel easily. Like stacking round after round easy from a 16" gun. The Steiner PX4 is one of the gold standard LPVOs for <$1000. Along those same lines the Burris RT6 is another great option if you want that 6x.

    I think Trijicon has a few LPVO options lurking around too.
     
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    What about the Primary Arms LPVO with ACSS reticle? I’ve been interested in those recently. I actually compared one to the Swampfox 1-8 and 1-10, and the PA seemed to have a little more eyebox forgiveness, if you will. Glass was about equal, with maybe a slight edge to Swampfox.

    Just throwing that out there. I’ve got numbers of Vortex, and I’m not a fan of their zero stops. I like a covered turret or pull out and spin, so I don’t know if the newer generations have either of those features.
     
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    I recently got into a herd of hogs at probably less than 30 yards. All I had was my 260 bolt action and a scope with a minimum magnification of 4.5x. They would have been a lot easier to track with a 1x scope or a red dot/holographic sight. I wasn't planning on shooting hogs at the time. My son and I were deer hunting and we shot 2 at 270 yards. While taking pictures with the two hogs the herd decided to come back.
     
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    Sounds to me like you had to do what I used to do when bird hunting with my Western Field 36" 12 gauge with full choke.
    I usually had to wait for everyone else to shoot first then pick off the ones that got away from them.
     
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    I was thinking this as I read the OPs post. Had a 1-8 SE wasn't blown away with it sold it after a couple months.
     
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    Must have owned one of the cheaper ones. Mine are all in the 400 and up range
     
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    I don't recall what I gave for it but I purchased it about 10 years ago. It's their Sidewinder 6.5-20x44. Like I said their glass doesn't compare to my Vortex Razor but it does track extremely true and seems to be very rugged.
     
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