Originally Posted by Old_Crow
Most of the low end scopes today are far better than the best scopes of 25 years ago. Yet people managed to kill deer with these inferior scopes. I can't see paying $250 for any scope. First time it drops from a tree or gets bounced to hard by a 4 wheeler it's toast. I do ok for myself but I can't afford a new $250 scope every season. If you can god bless you.
Different tastes, I guess.
I'd rather have a $100 rifle with a$1200 scope on it, than a $1200 rifle with a $100 scope on it.
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