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#3005099 - 10/29/12 08:03 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Deer Whisperer]
JimFromTN
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Whisperer
 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
Lowest power available on my variable scopes. Where I hunt, a deer can show up within 20 yds with no warning.


X2


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#3005100 - 10/29/12 08:03 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Deer Whisperer]
FULLDRAWXX75
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I hunt 98% of the time in the thick woods and big mtns. 2-4 max.

I opt for the widest FOV I can get, and most shot are well under 50yds anyway.

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#3005147 - 10/29/12 08:32 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Model70Man]
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Killbilly
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 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
Lowest power available on my variable scopes. Where I hunt, a deer can show up within 20 yds with no warning.


yep!
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#3005150 - 10/29/12 08:35 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Rubberduck270
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I leave mine on 4x until I need more.
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#3005366 - 10/29/12 10:18 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Gravey
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 Originally Posted By: Hillbilly Hunter
 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
Lowest power available on my variable scopes. Where I hunt, a deer can show up within 20 yds with no warning.


yep!

What they said when in the woods. On a big field I normally have it on 5 or 6.
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#3005474 - 10/29/12 11:00 AM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Gravey]
jb3
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2 on my muzzloader (2x7 scope), and probably 4 on my rifle (3x9).
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#3005854 - 10/29/12 01:52 PM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: jb3]
REN
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4x 0r 5x
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#3005930 - 10/29/12 02:28 PM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: REN]
Benelli 4 Life
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Whatever is the lowest on the scope I am usin at the time.
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#3005953 - 10/29/12 02:44 PM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: Benelli 4 Life]
UTGrad
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Need to check my muzzleloader's scope from when I'm at the range.
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#3006062 - 10/29/12 03:31 PM Re: What Power Do You Lock in Your Scope? [Re: UTGrad]
vonb
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3x-4x. You have time to dial up if you need to due to game being way out there. However, rarely do you have time to dial down if game is in close.
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