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#6165848 - 02/02/16 08:08 AM 17 hmr scope
YanceyTX_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 10/22/14
Posts: 154
Loc: San Antonio
I have a Savage 17 HMR I am going to change out the scope on from a fixed 4x truglo illuminated scope... how important is it to buy a scope made for the 17 as opposed to just any old 3-9 scope? I know BSA makes a "sweet 17" scope intended for the 17 HMR? any scope recommendations? I only bought the gun for around $200 so not looking to break the bank on a scope it's really just for coons and rabbits.
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#6165860 - 02/02/16 08:14 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 4352
Loc: texas
I would go with either the bsa sweet 17 or a cheap 3-9 Bushnell banner. The banner is suprisingly clear in low light or at night with a light.
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#6165864 - 02/02/16 08:17 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
YanceyTX_Hunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/22/14
Posts: 154
Loc: San Antonio
The BSA scope is made for the 17 what exactly does that mean? How is it made for it? And thanks for the suggestion RickyM...
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#6165874 - 02/02/16 08:25 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
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Registered: 04/24/15
Posts: 524
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
I have a sweet 17 and I like it. Got this from the website.

Sweet Series Scopes 17-312X40 Rifle Scope

The Windage and Elevation turrets have zero reset with “Allen” screw. Each model in the Sweet 17™ series have a side adjustable parallax setting of 10 to infinity. (With the exception of the model S17-27x32 which is 7.5 to infinity)

FEATURES

•Calibrated for the .17 HMR.

•Adjustable Parallax.

•Turret calibrated for .17/17hmr and .20gr.

•Limited Lifetime Warranty.

13.385.332.101.513.803.911.851.731.00
SPECIFICATIONS
Magnification 3-12
Obj. Lens Diameter (mm) 40
Exit Pupil Range (mm) 13.2-3
Field of View @100 Yds 31.4-8.3
Optimum Eye Relief (in) 4
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#6165880 - 02/02/16 08:30 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
YanceyTX_Hunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/22/14
Posts: 154
Loc: San Antonio
Found this on ebay: Bushnell Banner 3-9x40 IR Scope 713949I Illuminated Reticle for 50.00 brand new.

I like the illuminated reticle cause try to night hunt the coons at the feeders using a green light and red sights.
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#6165928 - 02/02/16 08:59 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
That's a great price. I think those are still selling for 100 at academy
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#6171973 - 02/06/16 11:17 AM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
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I have a Mueller APV on mine...great scope for the price but it's 4-14x.

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#6172413 - 02/06/16 08:19 PM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
phantom Offline
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Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1040
Loc: dfw
Any scope will work. I got a Cabelas .17 scope for both of mine. It has hash marks for 150 and 200 yards. No adjustments needed. I think it they were like 100 bucks
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#6191208 - 02/19/16 04:32 PM Re: 17 hmr scope [Re: YanceyTX_Hunter]
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Sweet 17.

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