Get Doug to quote you a Vortex Viper HS in 2-10x42...great scope I bought for under your budget in a 30mmtube that gives me lots more light than I had expected.
"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine
"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
"There's a sucker born every minute" P.T. Barnum, on why he always had customers to see the sideshow features.