The new Redfield's are a real nice scope for $150.00, or Nikon Buckmaster, but I wouldn't go over a 3-9x40mm. You have to take into account the effective range of the .22 LR, which isn't over 200yrds so high power scopes become "moot" for this caliber. There are several manufacturers of good quality scopes at reasonable prices. If you have a budget I understand, however if your only willing to spend "X" amount then you will only get "X" amount of quality. No more than $50 bucks is gonna land you in BB gun scope land. Doesn't have to be hundreds or thousands but even a GOOD cheap scope is going to cost you some. Best of luck!