Originally Posted by axxe55
if it's just to get out and hunt, sure they are fine. but i bought a couple of rifles in the past that were package deals. i won't do it anymore. just money wasted IMO. now i just buy the bare rifle, and order the scope i want. this is just what i have learned from past experiance. buy enough of those packaged deal rifles, you will end up with a drawer full of 3-9x40 scopes!
The scope that came on my .223 Axis was a Bushnell. I'm sure bottom of their lineup but adequate for what I do with the gun. I got the package deal for $279 so a bare rifle would have cost the same. Even if I upgrade the scope down the road, I basically have a free 3x9-40 to throw on a rimfire.