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#6307497 - 05/22/16 07:07 PM Best Scope for a .22 Pistol
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Guys,

I'm wondering what the best scope would be for a Ruger Mark III Target Competition pistol.

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#6307505 - 05/22/16 07:20 PM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Some sort or micro red dot. I had a Burris Fastfire on one for a long time. If you're wanting a scope with magnification not just an optic maybe a fixed 4x pistol scope.

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#6309200 - 05/24/16 06:54 AM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Deerhunter61]
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#6312114 - 05/26/16 08:38 AM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Some sort or micro red dot. I had a Burris Fastfire on one for a long time. If you're wanting a scope with magnification not just an optic maybe a fixed 4x pistol scope.


I agree on the red dot, although I'd recommend a Bushnell Trophy 2-6x if you wanted magnification.
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#6312136 - 05/26/16 09:11 AM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I'd go 2.5x Leupold.
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#6313780 - 05/27/16 04:50 PM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I have a Burris fast Fire II on my Ruger .22/.45. Its great indoors but in bright sunlight the dot is hard to pick up sometimes, especially for shooters who have never used one.

I may replace it with Aimpoint or similar red dot. Maybe a C-More, lots of competition shooters use them...

as far as magnification. I would get a variable and a good set of shooting sticks. scoped handguns are hard to hold steady.
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#6315708 - 05/29/16 09:13 PM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I have a Burris fast Fire II on my Ruger .22/.45. Its great indoors but in bright sunlight the dot is hard to pick up sometimes, especially for shooters who have never used one.

I may replace it with Aimpoint or similar red dot. Maybe a C-More, lots of competition shooters use them...

as far as magnification. I would get a variable and a good set of shooting sticks. scoped handguns are hard to hold steady.


You're not kidding! I put a leupold 2x on it and it definitely seems harder to hold steady although I figure the scope just makes me realize how much my hands are actually moving when I'm shooting it.

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#6320919 - 06/02/16 10:56 PM Re: Best Scope for a .22 Pistol [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I like the cmore for a red dot as well. It's the only way to fly for a practical shooting gun. On my mark 3, I have a cheap-o tube style red dot that has served me well. It all depends on budget and purpose.
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