Never tried the elite series. Personally I have had horrible luck with Bushnell both in the product and customer service areas. I have heard the elite series is better than some of their scopes in the past. Just my personal experience and in all fairness it was quite a few years ago. Maybe they've changed.
I have had many Bushnell scopes with good results, I currently have an Elite 3000 3-9 on my .243. All I will say is my 300 wby is getting a 4-16 Pentax Lightseeker. For the same money as the 4200, I feel it is a superior scope with the best warranty in the business. Optics are unbeatable for the price. Check em out, they also make a Pioneer line with high quality glass for around $200.
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...