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#6198892 - 02/25/16 01:58 PM Scope advice
PolishTexan Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/29/11
Posts: 269
Loc: Forney
Looking for a Good quality scope that's at least 12 power.. Preferably 14 power. Would like to keep it under 600-700 bucks. Any thoughts or experiences would be greatly appreciated

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#6198909 - 02/25/16 02:07 PM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
603Country Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 5485
Loc: Central Texas
I believe I saw some new Leupold 4.5-14x40 scopes for sale recently at $500 or so (Midway or Natchez?). I have a couple of them. Great scopes. Wish I needed another one.

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#6198942 - 02/25/16 02:33 PM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 12119
Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14x50mm
Old model now, should find em in the $5-700 range

Leupy is good too.
Nikon Monarch ain't too bad either.

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#6198958 - 02/25/16 02:44 PM Re: Scope advice [Re: 603Country]
dawaba Offline
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Registered: 10/22/06
Posts: 4200
Loc: Big Eddy Road, Noonday
Check out the current sale on Weaver Super Slams at Natchez Shooters Supply. I own a number of Grand Slams, which were replaced by the Super Slams, and they make great scopes for general hunting. Some of those scopes are marked down to $250-300' and they normally sell in the $900 range.

The Weaver Classic Extremes prices are worth looking at too.
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#6199051 - 02/25/16 03:50 PM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6201166 - 02/27/16 06:21 AM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
booradley Offline
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Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 1993
Loc: Justin, TX
Go to a place that has the largest selection you can find, then look through all of them that are in the power range you want and within your budget. Pick the one that looks best to your eyes.

SWFA isn't far from Forney.


Edited by booradley (02/27/16 06:22 AM)
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#6201279 - 02/27/16 08:31 AM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
PolishTexan Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/29/11
Posts: 269
Loc: Forney

Thank you all for the advice. Just bought a Zeiss 4.5-14x44

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#6201942 - 02/27/16 07:52 PM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
MikeC Offline
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Never mind bang


Edited by MikeC (02/27/16 07:52 PM)
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#6202369 - 02/28/16 08:39 AM Re: Scope advice [Re: PolishTexan]
L0N35T4R Offline
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Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 104
Loc: DFW
Lots of good suggestions


Edited by L0N35T4R (02/28/16 08:40 AM)
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