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#492315 - 11/13/07 07:53 PM What scope is right for me
youngbuck5
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Need the best scope for a small price..any suggestions
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#492698 - 11/13/07 10:26 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: youngbuck5]
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Just a stab in the dark here since I have no clue what it is going on, but check out the Busnell Banner line of scopes.
Very good scopes, not alot of greenback.
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#492717 - 11/13/07 10:45 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: RUGER]
smstone22
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ditto ruger
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#492798 - 11/14/07 06:17 AM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: smstone22]
smokepolehall
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Banner's are good, fer abit more Pentax Gameseeker about $90 plus shipping 3x9x40. Its a great scope fer the money.
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#493448 - 11/14/07 02:58 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: smokepolehall]
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got a bushnell banner dusk and dawn 1.5x4.5 on my kids 20 ga ultra slug hunter for 79 bucks good clear scope and picks up real fast with excellent eye relief .they are not the greatest on flatness in the picture. but for the money they are well worth it...
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#493712 - 11/14/07 06:26 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: renegade50]
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$199 for a 2-7x33 leupy.

Edited by TennBuck (11/14/07 06:27 PM)
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#493860 - 11/14/07 07:36 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: TennBuck]
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Two weeks ago I bought a Bass Pro Redhead Epic 2-7X32 for $89. (I had a printed sale flier from their website; in-store price was higher, but they honored the internet price.)

It has fully-multicoated lenses and a fast-focus eyepiece. Water proof, shock proof, nitrogen filled. Comes with a full lifetime waranty. Side by side it looks almost exactly like the Bushnell Legend (which sells for more than the Banner) and is supposedly made by the same people.

I've only used it for a week, but really like it. It's much clearer and brighter than naked eye. It earned it's pay last week just before dark. I saw a big doe at about 100 yards; put the scope up and it was clear as a bell. I pulled back the hammer and was just about to squeeze the trigger when I saw two small spikes between it's ears! That scope let me let 'im grow.
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#495118 - 11/15/07 04:55 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: jakeway]
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Get the best scope you can possiblly get. Optics are important.
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#497286 - 11/17/07 07:47 PM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
jetwrnch
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Weaver V3. Muzzleloaders have a different type of recoil that tends to kill scopes. The Weaver V3 is a tank and a great scope for the money. 1-3x20 with a really wide field of view. You don't need a high power scope for ML ranges, i.e 200yrds or less.
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#497652 - 11/18/07 09:28 AM Re: What scope is right for me [Re: jetwrnch]
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I have had good service out of nikon pro staff,seems to be tough and very clear ,good in low light .
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