6.5 Grendel new scope

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6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by Shootermick » 11 Feb 2020, 7:51 pm

I’m after suggestions for a new scope for my Howa mini action in 6.5 Grendel. Funds were tight when I purchased it and I mounted an old used scope I had, but it’s time to upgrade. I’d like to keep cost below about $900 max, and have 1” rings, so I’d like to keep them too. Cheers.
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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by in2anity » 11 Feb 2020, 8:43 pm

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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by JimTom » 11 Feb 2020, 10:11 pm

Mate I like either Meopta or Leupold scopes. I have a 6-18x50 Meopta Meopro on my 6.5CM.
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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by Bill » 12 Feb 2020, 5:32 am

What's the intended use :thumbsup:
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Post by tophet1 » 12 Feb 2020, 7:31 am

At that price have a look at a Athlon Midas TAC or TRACT response with side parrallax adj..
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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by Shootermick » 12 Feb 2020, 3:12 pm

Bill wrote:What's the intended use :thumbsup:

Mainly hunting, no target or range work. I think you had a Meopta 4-12x50 on your Grendel didn’t you Bill? I’m tossing up between one of those or the Meopta 6-18x50. I’ve got the 6-18 on my 223 and it’s a great scope, I would like that magnification, but it might be getting a bit bulky for the top of the mini action.
Lithgow LA 102 .223
Ruger .22 mag
Browning BL .22
Marlin 336 BL 30-30
Bettinsoli12 gauge
Savage B22 .22
Henry Single Shot .243
H&R .410
Winchester 1906 .22
Lithgow SMLE .303
Brno Mod 2 .22
Howa 6.5 Grendel
Remington 7600 .308
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Post by Bill » 12 Feb 2020, 5:17 pm

Yeah 4 to 12 Meopta but for hunting 3 - 9 or 3.5 - 10 would also be perfect in low talley lightweight rings :thumbsup:
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Post by GQshayne » 12 Feb 2020, 7:39 pm

Meopta now have their new Optika line in the shops, so now have a larger range of scopes than the Meopro from what I saw. Quite a good range now. Magnum Sports have a big list of them for sale.
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Post by Shootermick » 16 Feb 2020, 8:47 pm

Ended up going with a new Zerotech Vengeance 4.5-18x40. At only $349 it’s definitely on the cheap side, but they’re getting pretty good reviews so I’ll see how it goes.
Lithgow LA 102 .223
Ruger .22 mag
Browning BL .22
Marlin 336 BL 30-30
Bettinsoli12 gauge
Savage B22 .22
Henry Single Shot .243
H&R .410
Winchester 1906 .22
Lithgow SMLE .303
Brno Mod 2 .22
Howa 6.5 Grendel
Remington 7600 .308
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Post by JimTom » 16 Feb 2020, 9:39 pm

Let us know what you think of it after you have used it a while eh.
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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by Shootermick » 17 Feb 2020, 6:51 am

JimTom wrote:Let us know what you think of it after you have used it a while eh.



Will do. Hopefully get it mounted and out for a shot on the weekend.
Lithgow LA 102 .223
Ruger .22 mag
Browning BL .22
Marlin 336 BL 30-30
Bettinsoli12 gauge
Savage B22 .22
Henry Single Shot .243
H&R .410
Winchester 1906 .22
Lithgow SMLE .303
Brno Mod 2 .22
Howa 6.5 Grendel
Remington 7600 .308
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Re: 6.5 Grendel new scope

Post by JimTom » 17 Feb 2020, 3:53 pm

Half your luck mate. :thumbsup: :drinks:
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Post by Blr243 » 17 Feb 2020, 4:17 pm

JT it will b six long weeks before my boots meet with the black soil plains so hopefully before then you might b posting some thermal pics from the field .... any country up there u can hunt without getting bogged at the moment?
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Post by JimTom » 18 Feb 2020, 10:20 am

Yes it is alright locally mate, has been some rain but provides you keep it sensible it ok.
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