Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

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Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby muntjackdjb » 14 Nov 2017, 21:02

Hi all I'm thinking of getting a wdv 800 to use on my hawke varmint.
Has anyone used these together? If so what are the results.
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Re: Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby Muskett » 15 Nov 2017, 01:41

I quite fancy the VANTAGE SF 4-16×44 ½ MIL DOT for a .17HMR, so would be interested if anyone has tried one. Hawke have at least the parallax down to 10 or 15m which is really required for the close stuff.

I know the Sidewinder works, but thats too much scope for the rifle I have. With manufacturers changing coatings its always good to get other people's opinions.
If you have something that works well, then spread the word please.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby some bloke » 15 Nov 2017, 04:10

Not the exact answer to the questions but the Varmint works well with digital NV - except the half mildots seem a bit fussy to focus sharply.

The Sightron S-TAC 4-20x50 improved on it and the 4a retical was also an improvement.
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Re: Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby charlie_itfc » 16 Nov 2017, 08:22

Muskett wrote:I quite fancy the VANTAGE SF 4-16×44 ½ MIL DOT for a .17HMR, so would be interested if anyone has tried one. Hawke have at least the parallax down to 10 or 15m which is really required for the close stuff.

I know the Sidewinder works, but thats too much scope for the rifle I have. With manufacturers changing coatings its always good to get other people's opinions.
If you have something that works well, then spread the word please.
Thanks in advance.


I'm using a wdv 800 with a hawke vantage 3-12x44 sf half mil for rabbit shooting on a .22. I'm also using the Ward on a bushnell legend ultra hd 4.5-14x44 on a .223 for foxing.

The bushnell and ward perform brilliantly together. The hawkes performance is noticeably not as good. Adequate for rabbit shooting but I wouldn't want to use the hawke/ward combo on the .223.

I have only used the ward on these two scopes so can't comment further.

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Re: Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby Muskett » 16 Nov 2017, 09:54

I nearly bought the Bushnell Ultra the other day as one had come up second hand, but missed out. Thank you for the heads up it works; I'll look out for another.

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Re: Wdv 800 and hawke varmint

Postby spready » 17 Nov 2017, 20:35

I use the new vantage SF ir 3-12x50 and it works brilliantly on my hornet also have the legend 4-14x44 sf and thats as good , both great scopes for the money


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