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Old 09-23-2012, 11:55 PM   #11
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Thanks usebothhands. That was really helpful. I call BS on it being 3 inches...ive got like an inch before I have issues. What is a good amount of eye relief? Safe to assume the more the better?

HOLY HELL, an inch!!!

good thing you weren't shootin a rifle that kicked. u'dda prolly bn postin to us with stitches.........a "scope kiss" doesn't start hurtin til you feel warm liquid runnin down your face, reach to wipe the "sweat" away, and IT'S RED IN COLOR.......
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Old 09-24-2012, 04:33 AM   #12
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It kicks some...its a .270. Its close to slamming into my eye. That's why im looking into a new one. Any idea what I could sell that one for? That's how im gonna supplement the funds to get a new scope.

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A used Tasco scope won't bring much.They're bottom shelf optics to begin with.
Just put it on a 22lr,if you have one.They work fine on rimfire rifles.

One thing that will make a world of difference with your Savage 110 would be put a 1pc Weaver/Picatinny rail on it.You'll also need rings that fit on the rail,but you will be able to set back a short length scope on your gun.
Long action rifles are difficult to mount short bodied scopes on without a rail mount.

If you have an older Savage with a flat rear receiver,you need this one-
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/178979/egw-1-piece-picatinny-style-base-savage-110-through-116-flat-rear-long-action-matte

If you have a new style that is round in the rear,you need this one-
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/577595/egw-1-piece-picatinny-style-base-savage-110-through-116-round-rear-long-action-matte

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Old 09-24-2012, 05:27 AM   #14
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One thing that will make a world of difference with your Savage 110 would be put a 1pc Weaver/Picatinny rail on it.You'll also need rings that fit on the rail,but you will be able to set back a short length scope on your gun.
Long action rifles are difficult to mount short bodied scopes on without a rail mount.
I was thinking about doing that. Like I said before I had to get step rings and it still wasn't far enough. I was told my scope was a "compact" scope but when the guy held a Leupold VX-1 next to mine it was 1/4-1/2" longer is all. Still he insisted mine was a compact. Mind you he was trying to sell me said Leupold.
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Post a pic and suggestions will come.

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Any suggestions

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I have a world class scope 3-9 x 46 I think on a Ruger m77 7mm Remington magnum and im hitting the bullseye at 100 yards sooooo

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Do a little research some scopes work best with certain type of guns? Brand is just how much money you wanna spend on one. They all have a limited lifetime warranty

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A weaver or "tac" style railing would make it easier I've never liked fixed position mounts they don't give you room for the custom fit. The only tasco scope I own is on my 22 and it's ok, I might catch flake for this but I like ncstar scopes and BSA I put a ncstar on my 17HMR 30mm tube mil dot lighted reticle finger adjustable turrents I paid like 120 for it I don't really need it but I like how it works for the price.

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