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#2410022 - 06/05/11 05:16 PM Scope for a 30-06
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My father just gave me his pump action Remington model 760 30-06 I need to get a scope for it and he suggested a Simmons. I am unsure what to get but I would like to be able to have something with a good view up to 300 yards. I was thinking leupold. Suggestions?

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#2410085 - 06/05/11 07:14 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: chatthunting]
stik
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leupold over simmons hands down. any good quality 3-9x40 will work.
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#2410135 - 06/05/11 08:37 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: stik]
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Thanks Stik
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#2410209 - 06/05/11 10:43 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: chatthunting]
southernhunter
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i just put a bushnell banner on my 7400 remington 30-06 pump ,i cant afford those nice leupold scopes and i have always had great customer service fron bushnell ..
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#2410212 - 06/05/11 11:15 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: chatthunting]
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For value and quality the next thing i would do would buy a Nikon buckmasters if you didnt want to spend as much as the leupold would cost. for about 220 you can get one and i own two or three now and you cant beat them for the price. I have owned a leupold vxII 3x9x50 and it was special. I passed it on to my oldest son last year.
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#2410419 - 06/06/11 10:44 AM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: Boone 58]
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Thanks guys for your help I have a good idea of what I am going to put on the rifle now. Thanks agian.
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#2411544 - 06/07/11 03:06 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: chatthunting]
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I would look at getting a Vortex Viper from cameraland.
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#2411750 - 06/07/11 07:58 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: Model70Man]
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bushnell elite 3200 3x9 40
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#2425877 - 06/24/11 10:47 AM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: Boone 58]
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Nikon buckmasters

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#2426793 - 06/25/11 06:17 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: Trevor2]
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I like Nikon myself but you need to go to a shop and look at the scopes in your price range and get the one you like they all make pretty good scopes now
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#2434511 - 07/03/11 09:57 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: hoytguy]
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Love my Leupold VX3 2-8x36mm.
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#2446810 - 07/15/11 09:35 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: stik]
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#2450699 - 07/19/11 10:32 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: Boone 58]
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Depends on your price range, but can't go wrong with Nikon Buckmasters or new Prostaff for the money.
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#2452575 - 07/21/11 05:20 PM Re: Scope for a 30-06 [Re: BigD_625]
ROD
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i bought 2 pentax on sale for 20. a piece as a club member.3x9x50 of sportsman guide. they work very well.
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