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Old 05-24-2011, 01:33 AM   #1
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So, I have this 187 series Mini that I am trying to mount a scope on and I am having a problem.

What size scope will fit this darn thing? I have gone through two(2) different scopes.

I am not looking for any high dollar scope, it's a Mini after all. What would be the best budget scope and size objective diameter.

Prices around $150 and under. It's just for plinking.

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Old 05-24-2011, 03:47 AM   #2
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Here's a pretty decent Bushnell on sale at MidwayUSA... Bushnell Trophy XLT Rifle Scope 3-9x 40mm DOA 200 Reticle Matte - MidwayUSA

This Nikon is pretty close to your stated range... Nikon ProStaff Rifle Scope 3-9x 40mm Nikoplex Reticle Matte - MidwayUSA

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40mm is hitting the shield and not letting scope seat into rings.

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See if Wally World has any of the Leupold Rifleman Series 2-7s. They have a 32mm objective bell and should work for you. Plus, the Mini action can be rough on scopes, and Leupold makes a durable scope with a lifetime warranty. They used to be about $169.

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If you call Ruger's customer service, they will swap your rings for taller rings at no charge. They will do this once for any rifle.

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Have you thought about using a B Square mount. This one allows me to use my scope (Weaver K4) as well as the stock rear and Mo-Reaper front sight.

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Sharp rifle Ozark!

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I use the B Square mount on my 185 Mini 14. I have had it for a few years and found it to be quite solid and it returns to zero when you remove and replace the side mount. My rifle travels in a saddle scabbed quite a bit with the scope removed and carried in the saddle bags, when I have needed more then irons, the scope has reattached quickly and never let me down yet.

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I use a Leupold w/o a forward bell.sunp0004.jpg

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how are you shihan i'v read your proplem and the best thing to do is not to buy that scope because it is really useless i can advice you to save money and buy an ar-15
i hope to be your friend safwa92@gmail.com

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