November 28, 2007
A customer posed an interesting question yesterday:
“My sons both have VX-III scopes on their rifles (7mm Mag Remington Sendero 3×10; 270 Remington XCR 2.5×8) and they seem to be fine scopes for our purposes. I am getting a new $3,000 custom rifle for Elk, and would like advice about whether the 2x price for the VX-7 is justified.
I have also read comments that for the price a Swarovski or other high end European scope might be better.”
My answer was:
“Good question. The VX-7s have been chosen as best picks in several magazines. I have only seen them
November 21, 2007
A customer asked a question on the Riflescope Forum the other day I thought would be useful for this blog. Here is the question:
Does anyone know the significant differences between getting a 1 piece or a 2 piece? Also what if any differences (pros/cons, purpose) are between a Dual dovetail design, “Standard” design or a $100+ Mark 4 Base and Rings? I am planning to get a Remington
700 LTR with a Leupold
Mark4 4.5-14x40mm, what are my best options for leupold
rings/bases? Thanks in advance!
Here’s what I answered:
Significant differences are none. Minor differences are that two