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    1000 budget for scope suggestion please

    Looking for a scope to go on a 223 and i've got 1000 to play with.

    Would like either ballistic turrets or target turrets and not too heavy. Going to be used for vermin and a bit of target out to 400m.

    Any suggestions or recommendation would be appreciated.

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    Look on this site and give them a call ...great to deal with. They have some good pre used stock/ex demo/end of line

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    Go to classifieds and buy the nightforce 56 mm scope that's for sale.

    Atb Steve

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    As has been suggested, give a bell, excellent service, and back up if you need it.

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    Ive used opticswarehouse a few times and have had some great deals and fantastic customer service. I bought a Bushnell elite 4200 6-24x50 with side parallax and target turrets and mildot reticule all for less than 500. I have to say that im very impressed with the scope. It also comes with a sunshade.

    I also think leupolds are good value for money. A S/H S&B, Zeiss or nightforce could be with way to go too..

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    MacLeod has a few Z6's, 2-12x50 TDS Plex, discounted at 975, I would buy one and have Ballistic turrets retro fitted if you feel you need them.

    In fact, I might just do that myself.....

    Just because you are paranoid, doesn't mean they aren't out to get you......

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    You should pick up a secondhand Nightforce NXS for 1000 or another option, and a cheaper one, would be a Leupold VXIII, you should get one of those for around 600. I have had both, still have the NXS and love it.

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    Read up the comparisons Nightforce V's European optics !

    Leoupold ? Don't bother ! Good scopes BUT not compaired to the Euro glass.

    S&B PM2 s/h fits your bill exactly

    If it was me i would have a swarovski not that they are better than the S&B it is just my preference.

    I was given a Nightforce i would sell it asap.

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