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spotter question #8378624 09/08/21 02:54 PM
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looking for a quality, inexpensive spotting scope for .22 F-Class matches. We shoot at 50 and 100. Problem is the bull's are the NRA targets with black centers. Spotting holes is hard even with a 20X rifle scope. X/10 ring is about 1" at 100yrds.

60X a good choice?

SO, I dont need a swaro, Nightforce, etc.

it also needs to be on a short tripod so I can "spot" while prone, not cominf off the rifle much.

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What does "inexpensive" equate to? The Athlon Argos 20-60x85 HD - 45 Degree Spotting Scope would serve you well and is not an expensive unit. It would be our pleasure to discuss different options with you if you'd like to give a call.
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Originally Posted by gr8fuldoug
What does "inexpensive" equate to? The Athlon Argos 20-60x85 HD - 45 Degree Spotting Scope would serve you well and is not an expensive unit. It would be our pleasure to discuss different options with you if you'd like to give a call.
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Doug, does it come with a short tripod?


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Re: spotter question [Re: Buzzsaw] #8379008 09/08/21 09:00 PM
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It does not, however, give me a call and I'll work out a package for you


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Re: spotter question [Re: Buzzsaw] #8379724 09/09/21 03:10 PM
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This is obviously hit or miss, but I picked up a pretty decent spotting scope from Craigslist last year. It was ten years old, but in good shape. I only paid $30 for it.

Another source might be Goodwill. Here's a link to a Goodwill auction site: https://www.shopgoodwill.com/
A search for "Spotting Scope" turned up several, some of which might be suitable for your needs.


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look at creedmoor sports they have tripods especially for shooters several types

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Inexpensive and high magnification is asking for disappointment.

I can't imagine you'd have any trouble spotting holes at 100 with my 11-33 Razor. It's stupidly good glass for the money. They run around $500 used.

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