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Old 07-12-2012, 03:07 AM   #31
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I have a simple 3X9 32mm Tosco I bought at Walmart for $30 on mine and it works very well. There are a lot better scopes for sure but a 10/22 is a low cost "Fun Gun" to me. I saw no reason to put a $400 scope on my $200 gun. I only use it to shoot targets at the range or coke cans in the yard at my country house.

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People might think I'm crazy for buying a scope so expensive for a .22 rifle, but we all know that famous quote "you get what you pay for". For my Ruger 10/22 I bought a Leupold 3-9x40. Yes, that is a lot of power for a
.22, but if you know how, you can shoot that far even with a .22. I assure you that you won't have any problems with Leupold, and you won't have to worry about whether or not you can see what you are trying to shoot. I have shot many turtles close up and many squirells far off. Trust me, it is worth paying for the scope. I would definately buy this instead of some $30 Wal-mart scope. Keep this in mind. I hope that my message is helpful for anyone that is thinking about buying a scope for their Ruger 10/22.
BBJJ Why would you want to put a expensive 3-9x40 Leupold scope on your .22 that's made for a centerfire rifle with the parallax set at 150 yards. When you could have put a expensive Leupold 3-9x33 thats made for a .22 rimfire?
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I got my Ruger 10 22 deluxe Sporter in June. It's my first Rifle. It was advised that I start with this rifle to learn the fundamentals first before going Big. I eventually want to shoot long distance .308. My groups are pretty good with the stock iron sites. But as I am moving the targets out, it's becoming harder to see. I'm basically aiming in the general direction. Can't get accuracy like that. Time to buy a scope. I too was looking at that leupold 3-9x40 mildot. I got the math down for using mildot. But prefer FFP. That scope is SFP. Anyone know of a good mildot FFP in 3-9x40? Any other suggestion for mildot training out to 150 yards?

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I'm assuming all these scopes everyone's suggesting will go good pretty much any .22 rifle not just a 10/22?

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I have a Weaver Classic 4x Rimfire on Leupold Rings and Mounts.Absolutely fantastic!!..
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P.S. Hope this helps

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Do yourself a favor and do not get any scope that does not have a 1" Tube on it. And you can get a decent scope for the 22 at Walmart for around $69-79.00. Of course you will need 1" Rings and probably Medium Height Rings/Mounts. Simmons & Bushnell make some of the better scopes in this price range.

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I like the biggest fattest most powerful optic for a cheap price try a Bushnell banner
Agreed- I put a Bushnell Banner 3-9x40 on my son's 10/22 and it's great!

Bright and clear, holds zero, very happy with it.
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From the way people talk I must be charmed. I have NCstar sniper scope on my 10/22. I have hauled it on 4 wheelers, horses, dropped it on horseback and it is still on target. Glare is never an issue. The only way it could get better is if I had got it for free.

I also have a ebay muzzle brake on the 10/22. People say it's the stupidest thing they have ever seen. When I asked about the muzzle brake at the "high horse" I had 3 pages of people telling me how stupid I am. Yet it has saved my muzzle crown from taking some serious hits in just a few months, not to mention all the times it has prevented the barrel from getting stuffed with mud. I guess the people at the high road don't deal with these issues since there are no 4 wheelers, mud or horses at the mall.

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Put a Simmons 3x9x32 22 Mag. scope on my 10/22 and works fine. The scope was free after returning to Simmons a 15 year old scope that was mounted on a 45/70 and after a couple of hundred shots would not hold zero. Imagine that. Got to like their guaranteed replacement of defective merchandise. dgang

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