Spotting is even more important for mid range shooting than long range shooting. Depending on the shooter’s experience, the target backdrop and the type of rifle they are shooting, typically around 600 or 800 yards, a shooter will be able to see their own impacts in the dirt. If the target is on an even plane without a backstop, having a spotter becomes more important for spotting trace.
For long range and extended long range shooting, a high quality spotting scope is very important.
I like my Vortex Razor with MOA ranging eyepiece. I consider it to be one of the best spotting scopes for long range shooting. It is perfect for our Nomad Rifleman experiences, and with the optional fixed 30 magnification ranging reticle, it is fast and easy to measure the misses distance from the target. It is still a challenge watching people’s misses out at a mile or more, but this scope helps and I am still able to confirm a lot of people into the One Mile Club! 🙂
Coach Scott recently purchased THIS $1,400 Leupold Impact Reticle Spotting Scope, which we really love! https://amzn.to/2Fvwe2K Scott wrote an excellent review about this scope, and if you are serious about finding an excellent scope, this is a “must read” review: https://shootinjh.com/leupold-impact-reticle-spotting-scope/
What is the Best Spotting Scope for Long Range Shooting? There are a number of good options. Please let us know what your experiences are as well.
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