Of the 3 brands you listed-Zeiss hands down,the others don't come close in the quality of the optics.
A 3-9 will work fine,but i like having a little more personally,like a 3-15,4-12,or 4-16x.
Texas State Rifle Association
North American Hunting Club
Last edited by Txhillbilly; 12-14-2011 at 01:05 AM.