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Old 09-13-2017, 08:26 AM   #1
Booger74
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Going to buy a Ruger American Predator in 308. Looking at two different pieces of glass. Vortex® Viper® HS Long-Range 30mm Riflescope 4-16 x 44 30mm tube for $400.00 plus tax, or the Leupold® VX-3i 30mm CDS Riflescope 4.5-14 x 40 30mm tube for around $540.00 plus tax. Is the Leupold glass worth the extra coin?
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:30 AM   #2
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Yes
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:39 AM   #3
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Yes.. Also the eye relief sucks on my Viper 4x16. Decent for what I paid and what it's on but nothing to brag about
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:46 AM   #4
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I have several Leupolds and one Viper PST. I like the PST more but apparently, the Viper H-S is a vastly different scope by what the others have said. That being said, I hunted with a VX3 for decades. If you're not shooting LR, go with the Leupold.
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:02 AM   #5
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Leupold hands down. Vortex is junk
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:04 AM   #6
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Leupold all day
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:52 AM   #7
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leupold hands down. Vortex is junk
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:00 PM   #8
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I would go with the Leupold. I think you should consider the 6.5 Creedmoor.
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