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30mm scopes #5282831 09/01/14 06:26 PM
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What is a good 30mm tube scope under 500? Have a set of good rings for a 30mm and bought a 1" scope and rings and they are not working well for me. So I need another plan.

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You didn't say anything about objective size but you would be hard pressed to beat this one at $500 if you get the demo at 499.99 link last item on the pull down menu


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Re: 30mm scopes [Re: jhenderson] #5282895 09/01/14 07:32 PM
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What do you plan to use it for?


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Re: 30mm scopes [Re: jhenderson] #5282942 09/01/14 08:09 PM
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Will be hunting only for now mostly under 200 yards

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I personally mostly shoot low power variables I have a 1X4, 1.2X6, and two 2X7 I just picked up a Minox 1.2X6 demo from Cameraland. At 6 to 7 X I feel good out to 300 yds on big game. If shooting long distance big game or predators beyond 200 a bit more magnification would be called for.


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I personally don't care for real high magnification so I don't want something to much more than maybe 12 max but as low as 2 or so

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Not sure how I over looked that one.

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Mote magnification than the 10X on the high side but good scope also

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