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Scope under $500 #8155642 02/04/21 04:38 PM
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I am looking for a scope with a 50mm objective for hunting inside of 400 yards with a duplex style reticle.
Illuminated would be a bonus. Any suggestions? Also I don’t mind buying used if it has a lifetime warranty. Good glass that brings in a lot of light is the main goal.

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Ya Burris is near the top just with a regular reticle I don’t think I could get used to all the notches.

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Originally Posted by tailchaser93
Ya Burris is near the top just with a regular reticle I don’t think I could get used to all the notches.

Maybe this one with 56mm objective.

https://cameralandny.com/shop/tags/...0135-09d8-00163ecd2826?variation=1675653


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I’d go for the Burris, assuming their illumination is well done. Bad illumination is worse than no illumination at all.


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Aren't some of the Burris made in china now?

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Originally Posted by 603Country
I’d go for the Burris, assuming their illumination is well done. Bad illumination is worse than no illumination at all.


I have a Fullfield II E1 3-9x40 that is illuminated. I think it has 9 levels. I've used it in just about every single hour of the day, the illumination is pretty good. The reticle is a touch busy but not bad and I got used to it pretty quickly. It's been a good scope and was under $300 new.


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Re: Scope under $500 [Re: tailchaser93] #8155982 02/04/21 08:25 PM
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That hawke looks pretty nice but I don’t know anything about them

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Originally Posted by tailchaser93
That hawke looks pretty nice but I don’t know anything about them

Call Doug at Camera Land. He can help you. 1-866-9OPTICS (1-866-967-8427)


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Hawke glass is meh

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I’d lean towards the Burris or look for a Leupold.

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