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Old 09-17-2018, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default 300 BO optic?

Got my can a few weeks ago and started shooting my 300BO. Changing between subs and super what optic are you using? It's a model 7 aac action currently Leopold ultralight 3x9. I'm thinking some kind of mildot would help.

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Old 09-17-2018, 12:33 PM   #2
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What distance are you going to be shooting?
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:15 PM   #3
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300 BO is a 200yd and under cartridge.
I put a Nikon P300 on my 1:8 300bo Encore bbl with a and a Millet DMS1 on my Handy Rifle 1:7 in 300 BO. Both scopes serve me well.
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:19 PM   #4
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Fixed 6x.

Learn to dial your distances (create a good dope chart)

Pigs and varmints are fair game out to 300 (I've confirmed this) Back in March, I was hunting with my buddy, and he put me in a stand with a view dow a long food plot. The first night I dropped a 125-150lb boar at 300. The next morning I dropped a coyote at 310 (coming in to check where I dropped the pig). It was 21 clicks up for my load.
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:27 PM   #5
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I have an Atibal XP8 1-8x optic that would be perfect. The 1x is like a red dot an the 8x will easily get you on out there. I took it to the range a couple times and had no problems hitting steel at 300 yards.
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:29 PM   #6
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A good 1-6 or 1-8 is a great option or if you want something along the red dot line then a Trijicon MRO is what I run on my 10.5


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Old 09-17-2018, 06:32 PM   #7
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I have a vortex 1-4 on mine
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:05 PM   #8
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Leupold VXI 3-9x50 on mine
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:15 PM   #9
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PA 2.5x Red Dot on mine
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:22 PM   #10
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I have a VX6 2-12 with the firedot on my blackout...love this scope. I do use it primarily for hunting / truck gun & have killed does out to 200yds with a 12.5" tube.
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Old 09-17-2018, 09:19 PM   #11
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The p-300 or strike Eagle look good. I should hold out for black Friday and see whats on sale.
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Old 09-17-2018, 10:01 PM   #12
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Have a Nikon P300 2x7 on my 9" AR SBR and a Super Sniper fixed 10X on M700 bolt gun. Both perform fine for their intended purpose.
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Old 09-17-2018, 10:11 PM   #13
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If you want Mildot, get real Mildot. Not some generic lookalike.

I run the SWFA scope on my rifle, and itís been dialed a lot. The price and build quality make it a great value.

You can make zero stop shims for a couple of bucks and some careful measuring, and a quick trip to the hardware store



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Old 09-18-2018, 07:25 AM   #14
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Hard to beat a strike eagle for the 300 BO cartridge IMO

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Old 09-18-2018, 01:55 PM   #15
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Im not sure the p300 is still made. That said I have a M-300 nikon I'll make deal on. Might have 5 shots under it
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:14 PM   #16
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I have a vortex 1-4 on mine
Yep. Vortex crossfire 1-4 on mine, works great
Shot a hog at 140 yards and a Yote at 100 yards this year already.
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:25 PM   #17
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Vortex 3x Magnifier in front of a EOTech XPS2
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:47 PM   #18
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OP, your 3-9x ultralight will be fine for your uses, but a mil reticle is nice for quick holdovers
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Old 11-12-2018, 10:10 PM   #19
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SWFA 1x4 with illum reticle
Love this scope


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Old Yesterday, 07:07 AM   #20
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Leupold VX Freedom 2-7x32 works great on my son's DD 300BO.
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Old Yesterday, 07:31 AM   #21
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I have a Leupold VX-6HD 1-6x24 with the blackout reticle.

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Old Yesterday, 10:32 AM   #22
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That Leopold VX-6 looks good. May be out of my price.
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Old Yesterday, 11:03 AM   #23
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I keep my options open with mine. It is a SBR with a can, and I shoot only subsonics.
All my mounts are quick disconnect. Acog, red dot with or without night vision, or I can pop on the thermal
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