Scope for my .375 H&H

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Yes 32 sorry. As far as comparing Vortex to Swarovski that's like comparing a VW to a Ferrari.
 

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Man, there's a lot of Swaro love in this thread. Happy for you guys that can afford it, but its just not in my budget!

I will be getting a Savage Alaskan in .375 Ruger and was thinking something like the Leupold VX-2 1-4x20mm, Nikon Monarch 3 1-4x20mm, or the Zeiss Terra 2-7×32mm.
 

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I went in this weekend to put a Leupold VX-3 3.5-10 x 40mm on my 6.5 creedmoor. Coincidentally they had a Vortex Viper 4-12 x 40 mm sitting next to that for the same price. Of course, I had to compare them. I ended up buying the Viper for its clarity. I think that specific Vortex model is being discontinued. It works well on my 7mm Rem Mag (See Hendershots trophy page). Point is, it seems to be a good practice to look through specific scope candidates before buying.
 
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Yes 32 sorry. As far as comparing Vortex to Swarovski that's like comparing a VW to a Ferrari.

I believe the Razor line to be top notch. None of their other stuff comes close to Swarovski IMO. And I don't believe the Razor is as good as top of the line Swarovski by any stretch.
 

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I have a 6x18 leupold on my 375, maybe a little over kill in the magnification dept but it's a plains game rifle, I recently purchased a Nikon Monarch 5 3.5x15 with ED Glass that I'm going to try out QDs are the way to go
 

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I have a 6x18 leupold on my 375, maybe a little over kill in the magnification dept but it's a plains game rifle, I recently purchased a Nikon Monarch 5 3.5x15 with ED Glass that I'm going to try out QDs are the way to go
I just upgraded my 375 scope from Leupold 1.5 - 5 to 2 - 7 VX-R. I am hoping that will be more useful for elk and whatever large ungulates should appear at a distance. The old scope is going on my 450/400 No. 1. Not a big difference, but it made sense to me.
 

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The Vortex scopes have gotten a lot better. I've got the Razor Gen II and a Nightforce SHV - I'd put them in the same ballpark. Maybe not up to Swaro's top level but still very, very good glass.
 

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Will you elaborate? What do you mean by Vortex being in the same family as Swarovski? Not trying to pick a fight but that makes absolutely no sense to me.
OK... if it reads... the same "class" as the Swarowsky, does that make sense?
 

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I have never heard of these. Interesting. And, you can video what you hunt. It certainly creates opportunities. I would be concerned about recoil tolerance. Neat.
I agree but I wish I had a some throw away money these sound interesting, don't know how well those electronics would hold up mounted on a 375
 

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OK... if it reads... the same "class" as the Swarowsky, does that make sense?

I understand what you are saying now but don't believe Vortex to be in the same class as Swarovski. Unless you are talking Razor. I believe the Razor line is as good as a low end Swarovski but not in the same class as a high end Swarovski.
 

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