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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-01-2011, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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scope for 338 Win mag

What power of scope do you recommend for a 338 Win mag ?

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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

I've got a VXII 3X9 on my 338 Mag.

I guess you could make a case for a 4X12 or a 4.5X14 but for every scenario I've ever encountered the 3X9 was plenty.

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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

i use to be in the 3x9 club but as i get older i have went 4x12,4x14.Sooner it happens to all of us.and a little extra weight in a 338 aint a bad thing
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

Go with a 4.5-14 Burris Signature.......with the ballistic plex, you will be impressed.....

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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

3-9 or 4-12 would be a great match.
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

i have a nikon 4.5-14 on mine. IMO, i wouldnt match the power range of the scope to the gun, i would match the power of the scope to the terrain and distances you will be hunting.
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

My .338 Mag Wears a Leupold VX-III in 3.5-10x40mm. I don't like to shoot at anything much over 300 yards and it is plenty.
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

What Kudu said...later
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

i have a 6x24 leupold on mine love it with leupold rings and base
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Re: scope for 338 Win mag

I would go with a 4 x 12, should cover anything you come across.

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