Originally Posted by hq357
Why is it like impossible to get a good scope??
It isn't. I have a $150 Nikko Stirling Diamond scope that has experienced 2500+ shots with a 30-06. I've fallen on a few times, bumped it hard a few times, but it still holds zero and tracks perfectly.
The glass isn't all that clear, it has a plain reticle, the illumination doesn't work as expected in low light; but it seems tough enough for an average recoil and use.