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Old January 31, 2013, 04:12 PM   #1
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A Scope for a Howa

Hello, My name is Ken, and this is my 1st post on the firing line.
I am planning on buying a Howa Thumbhole Sporter in .30-06 because I want something a little different form everyone else, and they are pretty accurate.

I need a scope that has

At least 9x power
MOA turrets
And costs less than $450

I'm leaning towards the Leupold VX-2, because of the CDS system Leupold has going, where you can send them your bullet info, and they send you custom turrets, but I'm open to suggestions.

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Old January 31, 2013, 05:58 PM   #2
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CDS seems to be a decent system that works. However, I'd rather just have the MOA dial and work the drops on a card and attach it to my stock. That way if I decide to change something the dial still works and I'm not ordering a new one.
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Old January 31, 2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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If you want MOA turrents at that price range, your choices are very limited.
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Old January 31, 2013, 11:38 PM   #4
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Vortex offers a similar program with custom dials. Or you can get a bullet drop compensation reticle scope. Most are calibrated for close to 30-06 trajectory. The viper is a good starting point, and fits your budget and magnification needs.
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