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Old 03-06-2013, 10:56 AM   #1
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I Want a scope that will last a lifetime but less than 300$ it will be going on a ruger 10/22 remington 700 and any other gun i might get down the road so it has to be able to last long a long time be rugged and be able to shoot in the rain any suggestions? Thanks.

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Old 03-06-2013, 04:51 PM   #2
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Personally, I have been getting away from scopes a tad as of late. Seems sometimes they're more trouble than worth. IMHO

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Why is it like impossible to get a good scope??

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Under 300$ does not equal ruggedized scope that will last forever.
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Wow how much does a ruggedized nice scope cost? More than 300$? Damn Thats too much what kind of optic should i get? How much are rugged scopes?

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I'm on a budget. Seems the consensus is the redfield revenge, Nikon prostaff, buck hunter maybe, and the crossfire scope. Best for around $200

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The Billy Joel speaker advice also works on some scopes. On amazon, look at hundreds of scopes, and pick something in your budget with lots of good ratings.

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Although it is currently sitting on a shelf unused, I have a Bushnell Elite 3200 (3-9x40, multi-x reticle) that for quite a few years sat atop my Ruger M77 mk II Compact rifle in 7-08 Rem. This rifle is my primary hunting rifle for backcountry backpacking hunts. That scope has seen some truly terrible weather and has been beaten about quite a bit. It has never bobbled. Image quality is excellent, ensuring I could see well before and after legal hunting hours. These scopes currently sell for right around $200. I highly recommend them for anyone on a restrictive budget.

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For every day shooting or just hunting , I usually buy a scope in the 150.00 range. For my purpose I don't need anything better then that. I don't expect them to last forever but heck I still have all my cheapy scopes I ever bought still mounted on the original gun I bought it for. But if I could afford a better scope I'm not so sure I would. Usually I buy Bushnells.

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