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Old 04-08-2013, 06:36 PM   #1
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im looking for a decent scope for my new rifle...
1. $100-$250
2. use: eastern coyotes, woodchucks, possibly whitetail
3. Remington 700 ADL SS
4..243, shooting hornaday superformance 58 gr.
5.variable power
6. large objective, will be used at night and low light condtions
thanks for your help

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Old 04-08-2013, 06:42 PM   #2
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can't say i am the best shooter but i am a good shooter. I went to my local range and shot this target at 100 yards using my Remington model 700 in 308 win. has a bsa scope 3x9x40 mil-dot. i used my own reloaded ammo 150 grain hornady fmj 41.5 grains of imr 4895. It was about 67 degrees and about 10-15 mph winds. Wanted to zero my rifle and only had to use three shots. Well i can't say its all natural talent but good fundamental i learned as a Marine. I was once a pig but then i became a hog! Semper Fi ! Its more the operator than the gear.

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I know it is more operator than gear, but o would still like a nice scope to top this rifle, I won't be buying a new scope for probably around 6 months or so, just wanna get some ideas

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nikon prostaff, burris, vortex all great glass for your budget

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What you need to remember is cheaper usually means cheaper. If your hunting in the eastern mountains a Weaver V10, 2-10x38mm may fit the bill nicely. A large objective only works better if the lenses suck on a smaller objective. I don't own a single scope over 42mm. The 38mm on the weaver has served my 7mm rem mag for a few years very well. Take a look at one. The bigger the objective, the more of a profile you present.

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If a 3.8-12x44 A.O. is OK, then check www.natchezss.com for a Weaver 40/44 aspherical lens scope....onsale for around $120-130, depending on reticle. Should sell for around $180 Plus. Own one of these, good glass in them and made in Philippines

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