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$1500 limit for a ffp mil/mil scope with illumination going on a 7mm Remington mag that will be used mostly for the range, anything beat a razor gen2?
 
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Only other scope I’ve been thinking about was a swfa hd 5 20 which I’m sure I can pick up a lnib for a grand tops
 

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Only athlon I’ve ever used was a talos. I’ll look at the cronus
 

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Tract Toric, Trijicon Accupower, Athlon Cronus BTR to name a few options
 
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The extra $500 for the razor is money well spent.
I’d get a athlon Cronus before a SWFA.
I wouldnt. I have (3) SwFA 5-20 and had and sold a AThlon Cronus and many others including the Razor GenIi(several), and several AMGs. The 5-20 is still my favorite scope. The cronus is a decent scope and I could see how some may like it more. I prefer the thicker and more simple reticle of the SWFA.

A Razor Gen II is a nice scope. It has the largest eyebox and FOV of any scope i have used. I prefer the EBR2c reticle though. I am not a fan of the way Vortex did the .2mil hashes. They just get in the way in my opinion. For a range gun it would be hard to beat. For a multipurpose gun it can be beat easily due to the weight and the thin reticle.
 
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It sounds like you just described a NF SHV 4-14x50 F1
This is a solid choice if it weren’t going on a 7 mag. The eye relief is very short. I wouldn’t put it on a lightweight .308. I sold mine a year ago and probably shouldnt have.
 

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delta stryker hd 5x50x56 34mm will . and for well maybe 100 more + shipping 1600 unless on sale for less more usable mag Its well worth at least checking out . https://www.edgunwest.com/store/scopes/item/delta-stryker-hd-5-50x56-sfp/ It will not have the vortex warranty but neither does the vortex have the mag range . nor will many others and the glass is excellent good luck on which ever scopes you choose and happy shooting .
 

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delta stryker hd 5x50x56 34mm will . and for well maybe 100 more + shipping 1600 unless on sale for less more usable mag Its well worth at least checking out . https://www.edgunwest.com/store/scopes/item/delta-stryker-hd-5-50x56-sfp/ It will not have the vortex warranty but neither does the vortex have the mag range . nor will many others and the glass is excellent good luck on which ever scopes you choose and happy shooting .
He asked for ffp. The 5-50 is a sfp
 

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I’m going to try the razor, hopefully it’ll be here tomorrow. If i don’t like it, it will be in the px shortly.
 

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This is a solid choice if it weren’t going on a 7 mag. The eye relief is very short. I wouldn’t put it on a lightweight .308. I sold mine a year ago and probably shouldnt have.
Good to know, thanks for the info. My SHV experience is with the 3-10 which happens to have plenty of eye relief.
 
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Scopes mounted up, hopefully if the weathers clear tomorrow I’ll get to test it out plans have changed a little this ctr has been sitting in the safe for a while and it just seemed like a great match up
 
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I have a Steiner military 4-16 I got for around that amount I think you can find those, or maybe the newer 3-15, but that might be a bit more. I really like mine. I have heard bad things about their tactical line though, so I would stick with a military.
 

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The idea you pay a lot for a name brand company's scope means nothing about longevity. I would trust a Tasco before I would trust a Swarovski. I never had a Tasco fail and had a Swarovski need to be repaired twice in two years. I don't want something with a good warranty. I want something good.
 

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The honest truth is no scopes are that reliable. They all have kind of similar insides, and can fail. buy for features, and glass reliability is subjective.
 
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Equipment change is the answer to your prayers. Period where ever you fall in the spectrum of great optics.

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