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#3143022 - 01/28/13 08:10 PM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: ewc]
pcrc
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Registered: 10/12/09
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These Sightrons will be my first forray into "Premium" scopes. I have always had Bushnells, Tasco, BSA etc. I did a lot of research and have not read one single bad thing about them and only high praise. These were regulary $500 scopes which was still way out of my price range but for $200 I could not pass up the deal. So far I have the 12x42 mounted on my CZ527 22 Hornet and have run about 20 shots through it. I am quite happy and can see now the difference a cheap and a "Premium" scope. I will never go back.
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#3144168 - 01/29/13 04:07 PM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: pcrc]
TNhunter
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Just picked up a Nikon buckmaster 3x9-40 with bdc reticle for $129 at cabelas.
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#3144474 - 01/29/13 07:25 PM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: ewc]
dmonty
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Have Nikon P223 that was mounted on rifle that had 30 rounds ran through to break in gun. If interested I would sell for 150.00. I'm located in South Knoxville and could meet you in Blount County if your interested shoot me a PM. Scope is same as new.
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#3145052 - 01/30/13 05:06 AM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: TNhunter]
BlountArrow
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 Originally Posted By: TNhunter
Just picked up a Nikon buckmaster 3x9-40 with bdc reticle for $129 at cabelas.


Wow, how did you manage that? I've been hammering different sites all week and never saw that one. Today they don't even have the scope listed for sale on Cabela's website. Was it like a 1 day/flash sale or something? And why the heck didn't I know about it . Well, you did good.
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#3145054 - 01/30/13 05:08 AM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: dmonty]
BlountArrow
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 Originally Posted By: dmonty
Have Nikon P223 that was mounted on rifle that had 30 rounds ran through to break in gun. If interested I would sell for 150.00. I'm located in South Knoxville and could meet you in Blount County if your interested shoot me a PM. Scope is same as new.


Unbelievable. That is the exact scope I originally was looking for but refused to pay $200 for it because I know they have been on sale here and there for less. I literally bought a scope 2 days ago off of eBay, otherwise, I'd rip your arm off. Thanks for the offer.
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#3145535 - 01/30/13 12:10 PM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: BlountArrow]
W.Seay
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Thesamplelist.com
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#3145666 - 01/30/13 01:26 PM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: W.Seay]
tasaman
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Registered: 01/11/10
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I have Sightrons. Great scopes. Get the 3.5-10x42 Big Sky. The SI series are cheap but not so much as a Walmart Bushnell. SII is much better and the SII Big Sky is on par or better than a VX3. I would even put mine up against a Zeiss or Minox for light, color and sharpness.

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#3146611 - 01/31/13 07:58 AM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: ewc]
hunt_4646
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Cameraland new york for high end scopes-demo pricing
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Opticsplanet

Minox on demo price sale is best glass for money.
Best value I have seen this month is Sightron from SWFA with January rebate
Opticsplanet for lower end scopes has reasonable pricing with good service.

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#3147920 - 02/01/13 08:28 AM Re: Any Advice on Good Place for Deals on Scopes... [Re: ewc]
Frank G
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I have found the Optics Planet overall have the best deals on optics and hardware (rings bases etc). They have close out items from time to time from all the big boys with factory warranty. No question the fastest delivery of any. How they process the order and get it to you is amazing(and free shipping). Allways provinding status update via EM. Having purchased 4 high end optics from them in the past two years, 5 stars from here.
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