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Thread: Vortex Viper 16x50 FFP Dialing

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    Vortex Viper 4-16x50 FFP Dialing

    Looking at a scope for the next itch i need to scratch, I see the Vortex vipers sit in a good price range.
    What are they like to dial with? Do the have a zero stop?
    What recital should I go with for a FFP.

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    I've got a 4-16 hst i'm testing at the moment, seems to dial sweet. First critter i shot after zero at 100y was a hare at 415y.

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    I have a 4-16 PST on my 7mm SAUM and have had no issues with the dialing. Ebr-1 ffp is good. Look up reviews online. Dialing is consistent but glass is a little bit less than perfect. In saying that for the money you're paying for dialing rather than glass. The zero stop is a shim type so not a hard stop but works well.

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    I've got 3 of the Diamondbacks that dial well. Also just got a viper HS-T 4-16 which has the target turrets with the shimmed stop so you can't go a full turn below zero. I have no doubt it won't dial perfectly if it's as good or better than the cheaper Diamondbacks.

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    Thanks guys. Looks like the 4-16x44 hst is a good option to look at

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    I had one, dialed perfectly, had the bdc reticle and never used it. Went to zeiss for better glass
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    I've got a viper pst 4-1650 and really like it. It's mil and I have the ebr1 reticle also.
    At least that's what I think it's called

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    Yea I've looked at that hd5 one with lockable turrets. Need to look at that too as it ain't much more $$

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmay View Post
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    Yea I've looked at that hd5 one with lockable turrets. Need to look at that too as it ain't much more $$
    Cartman is selling a 3x15 too, just at the shop getting fixed. If you go zeiss new pm me

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    If youre going to go FFP my suggestion would be to go for a simple duplex type reticle, some of the more busy reticles can be a bit big and cover a lot of detail on full zoom in a FFP scope

 

 

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