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#378061 - 09/03/07 08:26 AM Cheap scope question............
Blucollar
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I know nobody likes a cheap scope but, I need the least exspensive glass I can get by with to top a H&R ultra varmint .243.
Anybody had any good experiences with some inexpensive glass?

Might add that I hope to upgrade in a year or so.
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#378123 - 09/03/07 09:28 AM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: ]
TheAirMan
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Simmons 8-point.
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#378129 - 09/03/07 09:34 AM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: TheAirMan]
statelineRUT
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I have a NEF Handi 243 that I have a Swift Premier on and I love it. Just bought another one to put on my new H&R Ultra 25-06. Never had any problems and they are very bright, clear and easy to zero.



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#378132 - 09/03/07 09:35 AM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: Blucollar]
Plateau Hunter
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Yeah I would also recommend the Bushnell Trophy as a good 'cheap' scope. I have used and am using several with no problems. I do think the older ones were better but that is about like everything else!! Plateau Hunter
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#378148 - 09/03/07 09:51 AM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: Plateau Hunter]
.444 Marlin
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Simmons 3-9x40 8-point or Tasco Bucksight 3-9x40.

I'd go with the bucksight first.
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#378173 - 09/03/07 10:15 AM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: .444 Marlin]
Henry Lehman
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I put 2 read head epics on my son's omega muzzeloaders, for bass pro brand, they are pretty nice scopes, i dont know who makes them for bass pro.
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#378475 - 09/03/07 02:31 PM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: Henry Lehman]
mr.big
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I would get on line and try and find a straight 6X Leupold.
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#378506 - 09/03/07 02:45 PM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: mr.big]
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Can you define inexpensive?

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#378561 - 09/03/07 03:24 PM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: PMC, certified]
4onaside
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I've had great experience with both Bushnells and Tascos and not so good with Simmons. I'm talking bottom of the line stuff. However, optics are bright and most have lasted for years.
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#378567 - 09/03/07 03:28 PM Re: Cheap scope question............ [Re: 4onaside]
Blucollar
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Cheap, as in under $125. Like I said I would like to upgrade later but, if a cheap scope seems to work well with no trouble I would wait longer before upgrading.
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