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SWFA Tax Day Sale................

Nail

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Just got done telling mama I wouldn’t spend anymore money till we finished building the house.
Good luck to everyone else though.
 

Dude270

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I couldn't say no to the 1-4 at that price or the half price rings.

They won't spoil
 

ridgeline

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Yep !!! was good while it lasted, hopefully they will export again when supply chains improve... Just grabbed another Helos BTR gen2. But a 4-20x50 mil/mil ffp IR this time, keen to see how it shakes out...
 
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WaTF?

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Grabbed another 10x, can never have too many of those lying around.

I will say the 2-12 BTR has stolen a lot of the 3-9 SS’s thunder.
 

Big Stick

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I keep trying to like 3-9's,but cain't get there. For me,the 2-12x simply fucking crushes it ala parallax and Illumination..............
 

WaTF?

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Locking turrets, zero stop, more X’s… could do without the extra 1/2lb, but there’s no free lunch. Durability is YTD, and the only reason a 3-9 SS would get the call on a hunt that involved tags.
 

WaTF?

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Rastus… I’ve got one of the BTRs setup in Sportsmatch rings on a Tikka like the one you’ve got pictured, mine is chambered in 6 Creed. Same rifle killed a lot of stuff wearing a 3-9 SS in the same rings.

Out of curiosity, how much elevation do you have remaining from zero in the Sportsmatchs? I’ve got 16 mils left from a 100 yd zero.
 

Dude270

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Rastus… I’ve got one of the BTRs setup in Sportsmatch rings on a Tikka like the one you’ve got pictured, mine is chambered in 6 Creed. Same rifle killed a lot of stuff wearing a 3-9 SS in the same rings.

Out of curiosity, how much elevation do you have remaining from zero in the Sportsmatchs? I’ve got 16 mils left from a 100 yd zero.

I've got 15.5 mils elevation in my 223 with a 100 yard zero. Scope is in sportsmatch rings as well
 

Big Stick

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I've never seen anything CLOSE to that little remaining. Either you counted wrong,or something is WAY out in concentricity.................
 

WaTF?

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Jul 21, 2021
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Reckon Horn rings and canted bases will do that for a guy….

Report back when you run them in SM rings.
 

WaTF?

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So, we’ve got three examples of using Sportsmatch rings and mounting a Helos 2-12 on a Tikka…. we've got 15.5, 16, and 16.2 mils remaining.

Mounted up an MOA version in SM rings on the 7/08 the other day…. and it had 55 MOA left (15.3 mils).

Four examples…. all within a mil of usable elevation left.

I guess that means the three of us are pretty consistent screwups!
 
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Dude270

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I'll take that as a compliment!

Gonna mount another when I get a barreled action back from Shaen, hopefully next week.
 

WaTF?

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Pretty nice to mount an optic that low, and that skookum, and have 1400 yards worth of elevation left.
 
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Dude270

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I'm not complaining.
I have all the elevation I need and then some while keeping the scope low enough I don't feel like I need a cheek riser.

I am loving the 2-12 also. Just about perfect for a killing scope in my book.
 
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Big Stick

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Pard and his Wife flew home with me today and she was on the money at 1300yds with my Little Teeker 223 and 2-12x.

Not shabby,for pushing past the Transonic Slip..............
 

Big Stick

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Just met a pard at the Fuel Dock and literally tossed his Wife my Teeker 223 wearing the 2-12x. It bounced off a cooler,hit gunwales and then the diamond plate deck. Fuel Guy FREAKED the fuck out,I laughed,shrugged shoulders and said "if it won't take that,I don't want it back" and walked off.

Pretty fucking funny!..............