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#5460874 - 12/06/14 07:30 AM Scoping a .22
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Guys,

For those who have scopes on your .22 what kind of scope do you top it with?

Thanks,

Mel

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#5461697 - 12/06/14 05:53 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I bought a weaver 2-7 rimfire for my new bolt action 22. I am not that impressed. I wish I would have bought the Leupold instead.

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#5462027 - 12/06/14 09:57 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I've got an older Leupold on mine and am thinking about putting a Conquest I have in the safe on it.

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#5462041 - 12/06/14 10:09 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Luepold 2-7 is perfect.
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#5462264 - 12/07/14 07:15 AM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I use Leupold 3-9x40 AO.
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#5462265 - 12/07/14 07:18 AM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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I think a serious .22 needs a serious scope. I gave up on the cheap $29, 7/8" rimfire scopes years ago.

On my two .22s with scopes, one wears a 2x7 Leupold. The other has a 1.5x6 Fujinon. Ideally, a .22 scope should be parallax-adjusted to 50 yards, but I think the usual 100-yd parallax setting is OK for casual plinking and squirrel hunting. Now if you shoot a tricked-out Anschutz(sp?), you already have your scope....
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#5463076 - 12/07/14 02:48 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I like the $100 Nikon fixed 4x scope, great clarity.

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#5463086 - 12/07/14 02:52 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I am a fan of Nikon prostaff rimfire scopes on my 22's .. they keep zero very well

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#5463706 - 12/07/14 07:22 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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A 2-7 is just about perfect. I have some old Leupolds.

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#5464093 - 12/07/14 08:52 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I like the recommendation of 2-7 power scopes but my Zeiss Conquest that I'm thinking of putting on it is a 3.5-10X44 because it's better than what's on it and it's just gathering dust in my gun safe.


Edited by Deerhunter61 (12/07/14 08:53 PM)

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#5464679 - 12/08/14 08:50 AM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I do think the 2-7'sare just about right for a 22, but recently I moved one of them to the wife's tiny little BL-22 micro and bought myself a new 3-9 Nikon with BDC for 22lr. Nice scope, though it's a bit larger than the Leupold 2-7. I like the BDC, which can be useful on a rainbow trajectory 22lr. So, a 3.5-10 should also be workable. Try it and see.

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#5464762 - 12/08/14 09:40 AM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Bushnell tactical elite 3-12

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#5465526 - 12/08/14 03:38 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: rimfire]
TexasEd Offline
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Originally Posted By: rimfire
I am a fan of Nikon prostaff rimfire scopes on my 22's .. they keep zero very well


Me too. I have the Nikon prostaff 3-9x40 rimfire. I shoot really nice groups with it at 50 yards. No need for the spotting scope to see those little .22 holes if you dial it up.
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#5465729 - 12/08/14 05:36 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: TexasEd]
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Nikon pro staff BDC- good stuff

Originally Posted By: TexasEd
Originally Posted By: rimfire
I am a fan of Nikon prostaff rimfire scopes on my 22's .. they keep zero very well


Me too. I have the Nikon prostaff 3-9x40 rimfire. I shoot really nice groups with it at 50 yards. No need for the spotting scope to see those little .22 holes if you dial it up.

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#5469482 - 12/10/14 12:24 PM Re: Scoping a .22 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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AO is a useful feature for rimfires. My bolt action is capable of shooting flies at 50 yards so I put a VX-III 4.5-14 AO on it. I don't believe in cheap scopes on good .22s.
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