Which Comp Series for FT??

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  1. kilty

    kilty Member

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    What would be the ideal Competition Series Leupold for FT?

    What mag and which reticle?

    Best place to buy?

    Needs to be new as Premier are not modding anymore.

    Interested in your thoughts

    cheers
    Barry
     
  2. ascoughc

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    id say either the 40 or 45, as the range finding with the 35 is harder, i have a 45 and a 40, but only with the taget dot and fine cross, but i think u can get the leupold custom shop to put big choice of rets in.
     
  3. mikewills8904

    mikewills8904 walthers last the course

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    leupold comp

    barry i have 2 of the 40 comps
    1 has a 12 x mildot and the other has a 20 x mildot

    both were done at leupold .

    i know pete dutton has a 35 comp and it ranges well .i dont have any problems with mine but i know the 45 ranges even better ,

    atb

    mike
     
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    I used a 35x for a couple of years snd got on fine with it - at the time I was always vocal that you did not need any more mag and that the 40 / 45 mags would only offer a darker / reduced fov.

    When I wanted a new Comp I decided to look for a 40x but dropped on a 45x close to home and decided to give it a go - I was wrong about the 35x been the best - they do the job but the 45x is much easier to range with and the image quality is still superb.

    I was lucky to drop on a Premier ret - I would go for a mildot over the standard rets - you just need to figure out what size to have it set to.

    If you are mounting the scope high then you really need a reference point low on the bottom line to use as an aim off point for 10 yards and closer.

    Dave.
     
  5. WHIZZER

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    I had a 40x but now have 35x, its easier to use imo, rangefinding not quite as good but very comparable to a 20-50. You are welcome to try my one barry, its mounted on a very good dommie. It has a premier ret in it.

    Regards
    stuart
     
  6. TOOL

    TOOL Independent FT Pumper

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    Barry,

    Mines a 40 x Comp with target dot ret, never lost the ret in darkness yet & temp shift is not to radical just have a reliable tempreture strip for a little referance.

    Scott,
     
  7. RobF

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    one just gone up in the for sale section...
     
  8. kilty

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    I have a 35 X which has had a ret change by Leupold to a heavy duplex.

    As good FT scopes below £1000 are quite rare the Comp series fits the bill quite nicely.
    Just wondered about 35X v 40X v 45X. Standers. Target Acquisition. FOV. Rangefinding etc
    Thanks for feed back so far.
    cheers
    Barry
     
  9. len maule

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    Barry check this out. Go to leupold accesories, at the bottom of the page are reticle options and reparalax cost
    http://www.theriflescopestore.com/
    Regards Len
     
  10. kilty

    kilty Member

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    Thanks Len, hope you are well.

    cheers
    Barry
     
  11. vx220

    vx220 New Member

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    Barry, i loved my 40 and it focused very well, however friend got one parallaxed by loop and it was not the same, never snapped it.
    very easy to re parallax yourself, and a little turn on the front lens makes a huge difference.

    both varied in fov too, which was a little odd

    do you have familiy / friends in the us ?? as no us stockists will mail them to the uk.
    i can help if you dont
     
  12. chrispro97

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    theriflescopestore.com will send matey they even do milldots,they r based in america,i use a 40 comp prem 27 ret been repared by prem comes down to 9 but does not snap its took me 12 months to get used to it
     

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