Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 24

Thread: .300 wby

  1. #1
    New member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4

    Default .300 wby

    I have a. 300 wby vg. Looking for a scope. Under 300. Any suggestion

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Anchorage
    Posts
    895

    Default

    The 300 wby is flat shooter and would do well with good glass to reach it's potential. I have not seen good glass in the $300 range. More like the $700+ range new. You may find a deal on ebay, craigslist and the likes. My buddy found a 6x16 44 some brand of scope for under 300 and likes it. He looked for a long time and jumped at it when it came up. Leupold is guaranteed for life so if you buy it used and it is broke, they will likely fix it. Unsure of other brands customer service. Good luck

  3. #3

    Default

    I think the Zeiss is really good glass for the money. The Conquest 3-9x40 runs about 399. I've got a few different brands and Zeiss beats them all. Just my 2 cents.

  4. #4
    New member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4

    Default

    Will the redfield 4x12x40 any good. Salesman told me it was made by leupold

  5. #5

    Default

    One with a lot of eye relief. Leupold?

  6. #6

    Default

    I would glue to this site or watch the for sale posts on EBAY, SWFA "used section" and then also on this forum. Take your 299.00 and be ready. when you see a Leupold that is the X you want buy it. don't think and don't argue the price. Use Talley rings and enjoy that powder burning flame thrower.

  7. #7

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by .338 mag. View Post
    One with a lot of eye relief. Leupold?
    +one on the eye relief with the 300Wby
    A GUN WRITER NEEDS:
    THE MIND OF A SCHOLAR
    THE HEART OF A CHILD
    THE HIDE OF A RHINOCEROS

  8. #8
    Member danattherock's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    NC
    Posts
    5,608

    Default

    I have two 300 wby and used Burris scopes on both, a Fullfield II on one and a Signature Series on the other. Got a Burris Black Diamond on my Armalite 50 BMG. Can't beat Burris for the money in my opinion.


    Good deal on the Fullfield II at Cabelas ($100+ off depending on model)

    http://www.cabelas.com/product/Hunti...3Bcat104535180



    -Dan
    The two loudest sounds known to man: a gun that goes bang when it is supposed to go click and a gun that goes click when it is supposed to go bang.

  9. #9

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by old97 View Post
    Will the redfield 4x12x40 any good. Salesman told me it was made by leupold
    I've got this same one on my 30.06 and it's not bad at all.

  10. #10
    New member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4

    Default

    Looked through. The redfield. It was nice. And clear. It sales.$200
    Just hope it will stay at zero

  11. #11
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Veneta, OR
    Posts
    1,156

    Default

    Daved has a very good point for new scopes, the industry is getting better at making inexpensive good scopes but the problem is ... a warranty does ZIP when you are on a trip out in the middle nowhere and "mr big" steps out and you find out your scope ain't workin like you thought it would - Most good scopes have a good warranty and decent customer service, my only real experience is with Leupold and I can say w/o hesitation that their customer service is on par with the best of any industry anywhere - a used Leupold variX 3, sent in for a check up is probably your best bet for staying within your budget - it will cost you in the neighborhood of $10-$15 to send it in and they will do a total tear down and repair of any even questionable parts for nothing and then ship it back to you and it will be FAST

  12. #12
    New member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4

    Default

    Any input. On powder coating. The gun

  13. #13
    New member
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Victoria, Australia.
    Posts
    3

    Default

    I agree, I used to have Leupold VX-3 on all my rifles. I bought a Zeiss Conquest as a spare scope & I was so impressed by it I put Zeiss Conquests on all my rifles. I no longer own any Leupolds. That is a good endorsement because the Leupold VX-3 is a good scope.

  14. #14
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Southwest Alaska
    Posts
    2,146

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by old97 View Post
    Any input. On powder coating. The gun
    You're kidding right? People powder coat toys, bikes, lawnmowers, swingsets. Get real.
    Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. Albert Einstein

    Better living through chemistry (I'm a chemist)

    You can piddle with the puppies, or run with the wolves...

  15. #15
    Supporting Member Amigo Will's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Wrangell
    Posts
    7,602

    Default

    Are the Redfields made in China with the lower grade Leupold
    Now left only to be a turd in the forrest and the circle will be complete.Use me as I have used you

  16. #16
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    99577
    Posts
    280

    Default

    Red makes a good scope. I have one on my 300wsm and can reach out over 500yards. With practice.lol. I want to say they are made in OR

    Sent from my Behold II using Tapatalk

  17. #17
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    1,892

    Default

    I have owned nothing but leupold. Until I bought my zeiss. There worth looking twice at.

    Sent from my Milestone X using Tapatalk
    Do I give my friends advice? Jesus, no. They wouldn't take advice from me. Nobody should take advice from me. I haven't got a clue about anything..

  18. #18
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    1,892

    Default

    I just read you post. If want a scope around 300. Check out vortex optics.

    Sent from my Milestone X using Tapatalk
    Do I give my friends advice? Jesus, no. They wouldn't take advice from me. Nobody should take advice from me. I haven't got a clue about anything..

  19. #19
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    SwampView AK, Overlooking Mt. Mckinley and Points Beyond.
    Posts
    8,816

    Default

    Bushnell Elite 4200.

    Even a 3200

    Smitty of the North
    Walk Slow, and Drink a Lotta Water.
    Has it ever occurred to you, that Nothing ever occurs to God? Adrien Rodgers.
    You can't out-give God.

  20. #20
    Member The Kid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Los Anchorage
    Posts
    1,089

    Default

    No Leupold scopes are made in china. They may import some of their lower priced binos and spotting scopes but all scopes, including the redfields are made in Oregon.

    I think the Redfields are a great buy, good adjustments, good glass, great warranty and all for not too much cash. I have put them on a few different rifles for family and friends, even gave one away to a gentleman I owed a favor to when he wouldn't accept any payment. None of them have had any problems so far as I know, and the ones I have mounted and sighted in have been impressive for a 250$ scope. I also like the fact that they don't have any really oddball protrusions like some of the other budget priced scopes, it seems like so many lower priced scopes are designed to look like they belong on a space shuttle instead of a rifle.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •