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#475692 - 10/31/07 10:35 AM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: megalomaniac]
leeinmemphis
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conquest
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#476176 - 10/31/07 04:24 PM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: megalomaniac]
Dr. Dickel
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Zeiss would be my choice.....but if you are interested in a like new in the box Vari-XIII 3.5-10x40, I can hook you up.
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#478882 - 11/03/07 12:26 AM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: Dr. Dickel]
plowboy
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I`ll trade you a 3.5-10x40 Vari-X III in like new for a 3-9x40m Conquest..
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#478907 - 11/03/07 05:59 AM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: megalomaniac]
7mm08
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Registered: 09/12/07
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Bushnell 4200 or Zeiss

Previos long discussion on scopes about a month ago you might want to check out.
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#478951 - 11/03/07 10:44 AM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: 7mm08]
4onaside
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For $400, I would buy a Bushnell Banner and have $330 left to buy another rifle, which I just did Thursday for $295(after rebate). Rem ADL synthetic .270, with a 24" barrel. A great goat combo. But then again, yellow mustard suits me just fine as opposed to Grey Poupon. Whatever taste you're looking for. LOL
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#478975 - 11/03/07 11:26 AM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: 4onaside]
7mm08
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4onaside,
IF we all that much sense!! That's not yellow mustard, that's sweet mustard! Knock one down with that combo.
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#479881 - 11/04/07 05:12 PM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: 4onaside]
TennBuck
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i just tossed a 4-12x40 banner in the trash. it quit holding zero. it was a good scope the 2 years i had it.
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#481001 - 11/05/07 01:49 PM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: TennBuck]
4onaside
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 Originally Posted By: TennBuck
i just tossed a 4-12x40 banner in the trash. it quit holding zero. it was a good scope the 2 years i had it.
This Banner that I just bought, is the most expensive Bushnell that I have ever bought($69.98 at Dick's). Come to think of it, its the most expensive scope of any brand that I have ever bought! I started with Weavers in the old days, then evolved into Bushnells, with an occasional Tasco, and then a Simmons or two thrown in. The Bushnells have been their bottom of the line Sportviews(although I think maybe in the old days, their Banners were their least expensive scope). The only individual scopes that I have ever had any problem with was a Simmons 8-pointer, which developed a loose eye piece lens which there was no way to tighten, and an old Weaver which started to fog interally. I have always thought that even the cheap Bushnells were good optics. I am "stepping up in class" however, as I have just ordered a Nikon Pro-staff via ebay for $134.63, primarily at the urging of my son. However, I still have a bunch of change to play with before I get to 400 bucks. May even buy another rifle with the difference. LOL
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#482673 - 11/06/07 04:13 PM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: 4onaside]
W.Seay
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You can't go wrong with the leupold 2.5 x 8 x 36 VXIII or the Zeiss Conquest, both are great scopes.I personally don't care for any of the others.
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#482704 - 11/06/07 04:43 PM Re: a $400 scope? [Re: W.Seay]
4onaside
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Correction on the ebay price for the Nikon Pro-Staff. I was outbid on the $134.63 deal, but got a better deal on a "Buy now" for $126.49. Looks like I may be headed toward a Swarovski! LOL
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