300 BLACKOUT scope poll

Discussion about rifles in 300 AAC BLACKOUT (7.62x35mm), hosted by the creator of the cartridge.

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Which zoom range?

1-3x zoom so I can go down to 1x.
43
19%
1.5-5x zoom as I would rather go up to 5x
135
61%
Illuminated 1x fixed to save weight and cost.
26
12%
Fixed 4x
19
9%
 
Total votes: 223

eastern_hunter
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Re: 300 BLACKOUT scope poll

Post by eastern_hunter » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:32 am

The Burris FullField II scopes with a Ballistic Plex have drop marked reticles too.

The Pulsar Digisight D550 has reticles that have drop markings and the reticle can be moved electronically as well. Is a different approach to NV. Seems to be good to 200+ yards. Not as good as Gen III+ but a rationally priced and useful alternative.

The combination of suppressor and NV is ideal for the night hunting of piggies.

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Twinsen
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Re: 300 BLACKOUT scope poll

Post by Twinsen » Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:45 pm

silencertalk wrote:It is a tortoise and a hare in the reticle.

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If I find 50 $20 bills, I will trade them for this scope.

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Re: 300 BLACKOUT scope poll

Post by KingTiger » Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:10 pm

Yeah, I don't have one large laying around for that scope.
Although I got to look thru a pre-release model at Buckarama & it was nice.

I went with the Leatherwood 1-4 instead.
At least it has a balistic drop reticle.
When my upper comes in from DCA, I'll have a chance to try it.

http://swfa.com/Leatherwood-1-4x24-CMR- ... 47565.aspx
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Re: 300 BLACKOUT scope poll

Post by geevee35 » Fri May 25, 2012 5:42 am

I will be hog hunting in brush area and do not anticipate more than 200 yards. does anyone have any thoughts on how the LEUPOLD VX-R 1.25-4X20 would do with the 300? or the Burris 1-4x24 Fullfield TAC30? initially i will be using a 16" carbine supersonic but once the paperwork goes through, I will be using subs with a suppressor on an sbr. thanks

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