Originally Posted by c3shooter
No bigger than a 2-7 variable. Leupold is sort of the benchmark now, unless you are looking at some REALLY high dollar glass. They are also now making Redfield brand, having acquired the name. I was partial to the Redfield Widefield scopes- oval lenses, lower height but a great field of view.
Agreed. Leupold, and top tier Nikon are the benchmark. Obviously, they're not Swarovski or S&B, but they only cost 1/2 as much, or less.
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