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#6206396 - 02/22/12 09:01 AM CDS or M1
Deputydad Offline
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Going to send a 3.5-10x40 and a 2.5-8x36 in to Leupold for turrets.. The 3.5-10 is going on my Montana 7-08 and the 2.5-8 is going on my Model 7 260. I really only ever hope to get out to around 600yds with these two so if would a CDS with a one rotation zero stop be the easiest way to go and would there be any real need for the M1 style? Am also going to get the #4 put in the 3.5-10 after seeing the picture posted of it in the new VX2 and have a post n plex already in the 2.5-8.. Thanks DD
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#6206434 - 02/22/12 09:08 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Deputydad]
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What do you think?:



You think now you'll only ever want to get to 600, then you'll get there and suddenly it's not far enough. Don't pidgeon-hole yourself outta the gate.
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#6206451 - 02/22/12 09:12 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: horse1]
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To slightly thread jack, anyone ever have issues putting a turret on a VX2? Accuracy, repeatability wise?

I like the CDS, but have to say M1s are growing on me

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#6206509 - 02/22/12 09:21 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Taco280AI]
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Originally Posted By: NWO
anyone ever have issues putting a turret on a VX2? Accuracy, repeatability wise?



No
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#6206683 - 02/22/12 09:57 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: horse1]
Jordan Smith Offline
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Originally Posted By: horse1
You think now you'll only ever want to get to 600, then you'll get there and suddenly it's not far enough. Don't pidgeon-hole yourself outta the gate.


Amen to that.
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#6206710 - 02/22/12 10:02 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Jordan Smith]
Deputydad Offline
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So yall say M1 on both....
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#6206744 - 02/22/12 10:08 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Deputydad]
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Yes.
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#6206949 - 02/22/12 10:56 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Deputydad]
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For 650 yds a CDS with a zero stop would be lower profile and work well, for 650 and over the M1 would be needed, Have you ever shot out to 650 yards?

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#6206972 - 02/22/12 11:01 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: horse1]
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Originally Posted By: horse1
What do you think?:



You think now you'll only ever want to get to 600, then you'll get there and suddenly it's not far enough. Don't pidgeon-hole yourself outta the gate.


Looks to me like you need to do some rifle shopping! grin

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#6207024 - 02/22/12 11:09 AM Re: CDS or M1 [Re: Deputydad]
Jordan Smith Offline
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Originally Posted By: Deputydad
So yall say M1 on both....


I've owned and used both. Now my Leupy's carry M1's, with not a single CDS knob to be found...
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