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#5759952 - 05/26/15 09:55 AM 9.3X62 scope selection
langehaar Offline


Registered: 01/31/09
Posts: 44
I'm not very educated on optics but am wanting input on what scope to mount on my mauser 98 in 9.3X62
It came with Talley(?) bases.
I primarily hunt in Llano county and the longest shot I perceive taking with it is 300 yards.
I have a Leupold VX3 on my other rifle.
my budget is around $500.
thanks in advance

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#5759956 - 05/26/15 09:56 AM Re: 9.3X62 scope selection [Re: langehaar]
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Leupold VX-3 2.5-8 is worth considering. I'm very happy with mine.
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#5760385 - 05/26/15 02:48 PM Re: 9.3X62 scope selection [Re: syncerus]
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Originally Posted By: syncerus
Leupold VX-3 2.5-8 is worth considering. I'm very happy with mine.


Fine choice. Or 3.5 - 10x or 4.5 - 14x.
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#5761272 - 05/26/15 11:02 PM Re: 9.3X62 scope selection [Re: langehaar]
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Registered: 09/01/04
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I've been playing with the new Minox ZA5 HD 2-10x50 30mm I bought earlier this year to put on a T3 260 - Talley Mediums fit perfectly, and after running a 3x9x40 Burris FFII on a CZ 550 9.3 for a long time, I do believe this Minox is a "Lil Red Riding Hood" kinda scope...Just Right. I think Doug at CameraLand still has these at under $350 from a $600 MSRP in the Demo-Open Box section. Glass is made in Wetzlar Germany, and the scope is assembled in California.
Ron
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#5761300 - 05/26/15 11:42 PM Re: 9.3X62 scope selection [Re: langehaar]
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Bushnell Elite 2.5-10x or a Nikon Monarch 3 2.5-10x are both well under $500 and are hard to beat value wise.


Edited by Hirogen (05/26/15 11:42 PM)
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