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#3093850 - 12/24/12 01:16 PM Best scope under $400?
thehoytman
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I have been looking at Leupold VX-2,Nikon Monarch, and Zeiss Conquest. What is the best scope under $400 did I leave one off the list? Looking for something 40mm or bigger the low needs to be no higher then 4 and top end I would like to be 9 power or higher.


PM me if u have something I need in East,TN


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#3093856 - 12/24/12 01:24 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: thehoytman]
rem270
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i have a monarch and am not that happy with it. I think the prostaff is alot better scope than monarch
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#3093865 - 12/24/12 01:29 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: rem270]
Rackseeker
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Zeiss Conquest, I have 3 of them and I'm happy with them for the money.
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#3093883 - 12/24/12 01:47 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: Rackseeker]
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Zeiss hands down.
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#3093896 - 12/24/12 01:56 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: thehoytman]
trap55555
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 Originally Posted By: thehoytman
I have been looking at Leupold VX-2,Nikon Monarch, and Zeiss Conquest. What is the best scope under $400 did I leave one off the list?


"looking at Leupold VX-2,Nikon Monarch, and Zeiss Conquest".
I'd say your on the right track with these. Might be able to pick up a used VX-III or VX-3 if your not in a hurry.

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#3093912 - 12/24/12 02:04 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: trap55555]
Howa
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VX3's are pretty sweet, there were 2 lightly used ones for sale on tndeer in the last week or so, one for $300 and the other for $325, I bought a new Zeiss on sale a couple of weeks ago at Cabelas.com for $279, no tax and free shipping........for that price you WILL NOT beat it!
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#3093929 - 12/24/12 02:15 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: Howa]
trap55555
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Bingo!! Great scope at a good price.... I have no connection.

http://www.tndeer.com/tndeertalk/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=3093527&page=1&gonew=1#UNREAD
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#3094008 - 12/24/12 03:25 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: trap55555]
JimFromTN
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Look at the open box special for $299.

http://www.cameralandny.com/optics/minox.pl?page=66010

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#3094037 - 12/24/12 03:48 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: JimFromTN]
Roost 1
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That looks like a good deal although I haven't ever had a Minox. Do they compare to the Zeiss conquest?
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#3094041 - 12/24/12 03:51 PM Re: Best scope under $400? [Re: Roost 1]
Andy S.
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This article will shed some light on the topic. Best of luck with your choice.

http://opticsthoughts.com/index.php?opti...eviews&Itemid=4
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