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Looking for recommendations on a good, (relatively) lightweight scope.

20x magnification maximum. Would prefer 15x-18x

MOA

Glass quality is important but more emphasis on tracking repeatability.

NO VORTEX!!!!

I'm putting together a new rifle on an XLR magnesium chassis, carbon fiber butt stock and carbon barrel. 

I'm too old and round now to be hauling a 12 lb rifle up and down the mountain.

 

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Probably lighter options out there, but for repeatability and return to zero, I would look at a SWFA 3-15X42 if you can find one. 

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Leupold is hard to beat in my opinion. 
vx5 3-15x44 is only 19 ozs too. 

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My rifles are at 9 1/2 lbs with the SIGHTRON SIII series and they track perfectly every single time!

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Since you didn't give a budget....

Tangent Theta TT315M or TT315H.

You are welcome.

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I have a Sightron SIII on my 7MM. Its a fine scope. I just don't need or want that much magnification.

The SIII's only come in 24X and up.

I think I paid $900 for my SIII maybe 6-7 years ago. I just looked them up. $1800-$2800. Thanks Joe!

I've never used the SII's. They have one in a 16x. Are they as good as the SIII's?

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I'm going to through out there the Swaro Z5 in 3.5 X 18.   Great glass for around $1200.00.  I own two of them and wouldn't hesitate to get a third.   Put a custom turret on top (which I did to both) and it is hard to beat for a quality hunting scope.   

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6 hours ago, recurveman said:

I'm going to through out there the Swaro Z5 in 3.5 X 18.   Great glass for around $1200.00.  I own two of them and wouldn't hesitate to get a third.   Put a custom turret on top (which I did to both) and it is hard to beat for a quality hunting scope.   

And they don't weigh two pounds.

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Only issue with the Swarovski Z5 is that their turret will only  dial up 14.25 MOA.  I have one and it's a great scope but I can only shoot out to 725 yards with my  6.5x47.

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10 hours ago, Schmitty said:

Only issue with the Swarovski Z5 is that their turret will only  dial up 14.25 MOA.  I have one and it's a great scope but I can only shoot out to 725 yards with my  6.5x47.

Agreed.   I think it is a great option for rifles that are only looking to shoot 500-600 yards.   My 308 gets out to almost 700 yards and I think that is plenty good for that rifle.   The Z5 scope isn't on my "long range" gun

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12 hours ago, Schmitty said:

Only issue with the Swarovski Z5 is that their turret will only  dial up 14.25 MOA.  I have one and it's a great scope but I can only shoot out to 725 yards with my  6.5x47.

Do you have an MOA base? You can get tapered rails to 40MOA

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