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Which optics is better for Bergara Premier HMR?

IndanIndan Posts: 7 New Member
edited April 12 in Optics #1
After long search I finally decided to ask for a help from the people who knows a lot about weapons and optics for it. I am owner of Bergara Premier HMR .308 Win for not very long. Mostly I shoot at the local range and I there I've tried some of scopes and decide to add such modification to my rifle. My final choice fell on https://tacticsfaq.com/vortex-strike-eagle-vs-primary-arms-1-6/. Please, help me with advice which one suits better

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  • Ernie BishopErnie Bishop Senior Member Posts: 8,557 Senior Member
    I have no idea which would suit you better...You haven't told us enough to be able to even have a opinion one way or the other.
    Maybe neither of these scopes would suit you...
    Help us out here and give us some usable information
    Ernie

    "The Un-Tactical"
  • IndanIndan Posts: 7 New Member
    I'm not planning on making shots out to 1000 yards at this time i don't feel the need to drop over $1000 on the best piece of glass i could get. Im looking to get into a good scope that i could grow with in the $500-600 price range that would be more than enough for my current needs. Just want to choose good optics for hunting not big game animals
  • Ernie BishopErnie Bishop Senior Member Posts: 8,557 Senior Member
    Typical hunting distance?
    Do you plan to holdover/MPBR or dial?
    not familiar with Primary. 
    I would lean towards the Vortex 
    Ernie

    "The Un-Tactical"
  • IndanIndan Posts: 7 New Member
    Distance is around 200-300 yards, I also guess that Vortex will be optimal for such aims
  • LinefinderLinefinder Moderator Posts: 7,799 Senior Member
    edited April 16 #6
    Truth is, unless you're competing in benchrest, at 200-300 yards almost any scope will do. I routinely shot prairie dogs at 400+ yards with a .223 Rem sporting a 4-14X Bushnell Legend that cost, at the time, a whole $150. Misses were few and far between and never scope related. No way would I sink $1K in a scope for a rifle that going to be shot at a max of 200-300 yards. Depending on the size of your target that's mpbr.

    Mike
    "Walking away seems to be a lost art form."
    N454casull
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 27,923 Senior Member
    Interesting scope selection for such a rifle. 
    Could have spent less on the rifle for such distances. But hey, we likes what we like. 
    I’d go Vortex. 
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 12,445 Senior Member
    Yup Vortex
    I have the vortex strike eagle and find it fine for what you have planned
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
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