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Old 09-27-2012, 07:23 PM   #1
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Guys I'm looking to get a scope for me new .22 rimfire any suggestions and recommendations ??

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Old 09-27-2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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What are you going to use it for?
For general all-around plinking, I'd go with a 2-7x or a 3-9x designed for use with a .22, opinions vary of course.
If you have more specialized needs, then you will need to be more specific.
There are so many choices I don't really know where to begin with specific brands/models.

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http://swfa.com/BSA-3-9x40-Sweet-22-Riflescope-P42505.aspx
I have one of these mounted on a bolt action and I use a Bushnell TRS25 red dot on my 10-22.
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I'll be using it for vermin hunting upto 120 yards ish .

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120yds is pushing it a bit w/ a .22 LR, but it's probably doable with a good rifle shooting ammo it likes.
Itty Bitty critters at longer ranges, I'd want at least 10-12X magnification.
Something of this nature:
http://www.opticsplanet.com/bush-rs-bnr-714124.html

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stop by your LGS and take a look in the used section. i picked up a tasco 3x9. for 20 bucks. i bought it because after looking through it i couldnt believe the clarity. its on my bolt action .22 and so far so good. only hitting paper with it but hopefully soon i'll take some grey rats.

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If you are looking to really reach out there I would avoid cheap scopes. Clarity is at least as important as magnification for small targets at large distances.

I would start by looking at Nikon or Leupold rimfire scopes. I know Nikon has a nice 3-9x40 for around $150. I've had good luck with their products in the past.

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Looking to put a red dot sight, like a small eotech or something on my .22 browning buck mark. Anybody have something set up Like that already or good suggestions? Not really looking for any magnification just a good sight.

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When shooting Varmints, you never know at what distance they appear for each shot, so I would be looking at scopes with A/O(adjustable objective) or SF(side focus)to keep things clear. Don't know your price range, but Vortex, Nikon, Center Point, Mueller, Bushnell, Simmons have some good scopes to look at from $69 to $175 range. Above $200 look to Burris, Leupold, Nikon, Sightron, Bushnell(elite), and many others.
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Looking to put a red dot sight, like a small eotech or something on my .22 browning buck mark. Anybody have something set up Like that already or good suggestions? Not really looking for any magnification just a good sight.
Don't have anything like an EOTech type sight on my guns, but look to Burris, Mueller, Vortex. These 3 are very good Reflex Sights at a lower cost and will hold up over time and have very good Customer Service and can also answer any question you have.
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