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#465774 - 10/24/07 10:10 PM Decent cheap scope? for MZ
fishboy1
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What are your suggestions for a decent cheap scope for a muzzleloader. Say under $100?

Lets hear em.
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#465897 - 10/24/07 11:46 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: ]
smstone22
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Id say thats a good one footer mentioned.
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#467784 - 10/25/07 11:17 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: smstone22]
BucknBass
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get a Nikon Prostaff. Decent scope for the money.
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#467965 - 10/26/07 08:11 AM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: BucknBass]
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Blister
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Thanks Footer.
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#468033 - 10/26/07 09:01 AM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: ]
stik
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anything but trashco or simmons. bushnell makes great scopes for the money.
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#468610 - 10/26/07 02:39 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: stik]
big jim
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Loc: South of Norene, Wilson County

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Just wondered if you would consider a fixed 4 X 40 or 6 X 40. They usually cost less than the variables allowing you to buy more scope for the money.

Take a look at the cabelas alaskan guide series of scopes. Last time I checked a bunch were slashed about 50% and on clearance. I don't know who makes them for them, but they will back it up. I've never purchased anything with the cabelas name that was trash.

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#468650 - 10/26/07 02:54 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: big jim]
Hillbilly Hunter
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I just put a VX-III 3.5-10x40 on my Savage ML-II. It is a tack driver. I took the Nikon Monarch off because I was not happy with light transmission.
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#468907 - 10/26/07 05:54 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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Well they done said it, but the Bushnell Banner is my choice.
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#468927 - 10/26/07 06:29 PM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: RUGER]
cdw338
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I'll have to agree with the Bushnell Banner. I have two one on a
308 and one on a 270 that have been on them from the early to
mid 1960's and have taken their share of game and are still going
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#469631 - 10/27/07 04:32 AM Re: Decent cheap scope? for MZ [Re: cdw338]
TennBuck
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yes, ya cant beat the banner for the money, quality and performance.
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