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Old 04-01-2013, 10:47 PM   #11
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Thanks for the info guys, and I do have a pretty tuff skin, just had a bad day today and then seeing his response really PO'd me. Sorry for the rudeness and the vulgarity.

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^ speaks of good character when a man stands and gives apology!

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My scope experience is a little limited as i tend to hold on to them. It seems to me though the quality scopes have a lot more clarity, weather resistance, and maybe a few other perks. My cheap scopes and expensive ones both shoot the same as far as accuracy goes though. I just can't use some is certain weather or light conditions. Hope that helps.

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I have one of the old Whitetail Expeditions and they are good scopes as are the Whitetail Classics. I have broken a couple of the newer scopes. I have seen some higher power Classics on close out I believe at SWFA. They sent me an Atec as a replacement and it would not handle the recoil of a 308.

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Dam, I miss all the fun. Vulgarity? deleted posts? These are the days of firear...ah. nevermind.

Simmons is one of "those" brands in the 50/50 category as far as Im concerned. It could last 5 rounds from that rifle or 50. 500? yeeeah, I dunno. maybe. outlive your rifle? I wouldnt put money on it.

I say mount it, shoot some and see what happens. I've seen and owned plenty of "low end" scopes that kept on zero waaaay past their reputations. LOoking forward to a range report on this one.

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i have a aetec on my stevens 200 about 100 rounds through it. it was used too and bought a year ago

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i forgot its a 270 stevens my bad

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I will do a range report on my setup but its probably about 4-5 weeks away. I'm stuck at college and they tell me I can't have my rifles here :'(

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^ speaks of good character when a man stands and gives apology!
Thank you, I was taught that when you make a mistake you stand up and take responsibility for it, it saddens me that the majority of my generation does not share these simple ideals.
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Thanks for the info guys, and I do have a pretty tuff skin, just had a bad day today and then seeing his response really PO'd me. Sorry for the rudeness and the vulgarity.
Been there....... Wish I had the balls to admit I was wrong when I got called on it.
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