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Sightron SIII SS 10-50x60 Side Focus Long Range Riflescope
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Most Helpful Positive Review Damn good long distance rifle scope
The official model name is Sightron SIIISS1050x60LRIRMOA. How is that for a mouthful? I have to tell you that I am impressed. The view is bright ...
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good scope

by longshot, from United States, NC Written on December 12, 2014
Have only shot once at 100 yds, but glass is clear and dot is small, won't cover up your targets. No trouble zeroing, recticle seems to move smoothly. Used a friend's at 1000 yds before buying one, great power for the price and even at that distance dot still small enough to shoot clays and not cover them completely. Would give it five stars if it included a sun shade and better lens covers....
Would recommend: Yes
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This is the greatest scope you will ever buy! Love it!

by tom, from United States, OK Written on December 1, 2014
I purchased the 10-50x60 LRMD-CM to mount on my new 6.5 mm Grendel. I use it for target shooting at ranges from 200 yards to 661 and 744 yards. It allowed me to group so well that I decided to order another one for a 2nd 6.5 Grendel upper. The second one I ordered however was the LRMD with 1/8th MOA adjustment. The difference is the CM version is .18" (.05 cm) vs .125 for the 1/8th MOA. The finer clicks allows a little tighter adjustments at long range. I have since ordered a third MOA and now a 4th one with the target cross hairs. You simply cannot beat the price/quality for this scope. Many of my counterparts have been sold on it's quality also. I have never owned a Nightforce, but friends who do, agree that it is as good or better, especially if you are shooting 600+ yards. I've now used mine at ranges of 1061 and 1235 yards and simply love it. One thing I've noticed is the 'tightness' of the focus and the power ring vary. One of them is much tighter than the others, but not a real issue. As mentioned by others, the lens caps are worthless other than protecting the glass. These could be better, but hey, you can't have everything at this price. Would I buy again, I DID!...
Pros:
  • Price and Quality.
Cons:
  • Lens caps, tight adjustments
Best Used for:
  • Long range target, hunting & varminting
Would recommend: Yes
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Sightron SIII SS 10-50x60 Side Focus Long Range Riflescope

by Pavogg, from United States, MI Written on August 29, 2014
For the money, the best purchase I have ever made in a scope. Very clear optics great magnification. Side focus allows you to stay down on the scope while focusing. Very smooth operation of the magnification ring and focus. Turrets have positive click stops but could be a little more pronounced. Like many new scopes, turrets require you to over adjust and then return to insure the reticle has moved, for example if you want to make a two click adjustment in elevation, it is best to move four clicks and then back two. If you don't do this the reticle is not likely to move until you shoot giving you the false impression you need to move more. This is not uncommon of all scopes when new. At higher magnification light into scope is reduced, but, is still ample on a normal day. Again , this is common of high magnification scopes. Dollar for Dollar a great buy, compares to scopes of twice the price...
Pros:
  • Price, performance and warranty
Cons:
  • reticle adjustment stiff
Best Used for:
  • target shooting 200 yards and greater
Would recommend: Yes
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10-50x60

by Legacy Reviewer, from United States, WA Written on September 28, 2013
I really like this scope. The fine cross hair is perfect for bench work. Need bright sunny day to use in the 30 plus power range of the scope. A scope of this price should have screw on caps and not the cheap throw aways that it came with.
Pros: High magnification, tracks perfectly, very clear and bright to 30 power
Cons: Cheap scope caps not what you would expect to come with a thousand dollar scope, resolution and light transmission go down dramatically above 30 power. ...
Would recommend: Yes
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Sweet Scope

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, TX Written on March 8, 2013
This scope rocks....copmares to scopes that cost twice as much.....
Pros: Great Fit & Finish / Clear Optics / Best Bang for the Buck!
Cons: Bone.......
Would recommend: Yes
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SlllSS1050X60LRMD/CM

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner Written on February 15, 2013
This is the 2nd Sightron Scope of this model that I have bought from Optics Planet. The first went on my Savage F/TR .308 and I liked it so much that when I recently bought a Savage F Class 6mm BR I purchased the same exact scope again from Optics Planet. My .308 holds the 600yd record at my shooting club. Several of my friends use Nightforce long range scopes which are also great scopes but at a higher price and no better than my Sightrons. If I get another long range rifle it will have a Sightron long range scope on it and I will get it from Optics Planet.
Pros: Quality & Price
Cons: None...
Would recommend: Yes
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Great Scope

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner Written on February 8, 2013
For the money you can't beat this scope for long range work. Only negative I have is the cheap scope caps....
Would recommend: Yes
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Great scope for the money

by Legacy Reviewer, Written on November 18, 2012
Good quality scope for the money. I have used Nightforce NXS and benchrest scopes prior to this. This is certainly in the same league, but does not feel as solid as a NF, especially when compared with the NXS. Much more comparable to benchrest.
Pros: Good glass, overall quality for money
Cons: Cheap turret caps, a little dark at max power...
Would recommend: Yes
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Now I can see

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner Written on March 22, 2012
I have had many different brands of scopes over the years and this has to be at the top of them. Clear and bright. I can see the splits on the sides of the bullet holes at 100 yds. No problem seeing the 'X' with the Fine Crosshairs. 'Niteforce' has nothing on the Sightron, except price.
Pros: Clear and Bright...
Would recommend: Yes
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Best scope deal ever!

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, FL Written on January 31, 2012
Awesome scope, especially for the price. Easily, and I mean easily better than a leupold or nikon. Better than or equal to a zeiss. Actually would compare it to a swarovski. For the price... This is better. Crystal clear, easy setup (panicked at first because I couldn't see the cross hair, had to adjust the ocular in rear), and made of high quality, tough material. Would buy again anyday.
Pros: Everything!
Cons: Lens covers suck!...
Would recommend: Yes
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