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Old 05-26-2016, 11:39 AM
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In as much as the other thread was in the wrong forum (and closed), I'll reopen it in the correct forum...

Myself, I only run one scope on my 44 Smith and thats a pre-Chinese Burris handgun scope, the one made in Japan. I built a custom machined mount so I didn't have to modify the top strap with the additional threaded hole, it's a vintage 44..

On my long guns, I run a variety of optics, from Leupold's to Swarovski to Vortex, depending on application

My competiton 22 pistols wear cheapie Tru-Glow red dots and my Kimber has the factory installed Crimson Trace Grips.

If I had a favorite brand where price versus quality of glass is concerned, it would be hands down Vortex. When price isn't a consideration, Swarovski, US Optics, Nightforce or Schmidt and Bender wins out.

I've found that, comparing the top end Vortex Razor line to their moderately priced Diamondback line, the Diamondback is a great value in as much as the glass is (IMO) just as good as the Razor for a lot less money, however, the light gathering capabilities of the Razor with it's large objective wind out over the smaller Diamondback

I run all MOA scopes, not MIL-Radian simply because I do my ballistics charts in MOA drop and I'm used to that measurement.

Most all my scopes are SF (Side parrellax) scopes and I run scope levels on all my rifles because I tend to shoulder a rifle with a pronounced lean to the right. When shooting distance (and not on a bipod or shooting mat / bag), it's imperative to have your reticle crosshairs level as any cant on the rifle will cause the bullet to yaw to the side when shooting distance.

Optics warranties are mostly moot. All the major players now offer a lifetime transferable warranty, pretty much the industry standard/

Having said all that, what optics do you prefer and what do you use and like?

Nxt thread will be about spotting scopes and rangefinders. I need them both....lol
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...I built a custom machined mount so I didn't have to modify the top strap with the additional threaded hole, it's a vintage 44..
Can you please post a picture of the custom mount? Sounds interesting.

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Can you please post a picture of the custom mount? Sounds interesting.
If I get a chance, I'll remove it from the gun and post a picture. As a personal rule, I don't post pictures of my firearms.

Basically I copied the B-Square mount but extended the rail to the muzzle and the muzzle end is a tight slip fit (for recoil jump). The back 2 screws like the B-Square, hold the mount to the top strap and it's milled to fit in the rear recess (after you remove the rear sight).

Made it from a block of die steel and Parkerized it.
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On my hunting rifles, I use Leupold 3-9X. On my long distance rifles I use Nightforce 5.5-22X50 NXS.
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I prefer Aim Point red dot. Don't do much bench or precision shooting to warrant a scope. Have one on a Ruger M77 but only cause it came that way. On handguns I use regular sights but I've been wanting to try a RMR

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Aimpoint T-1 on my AR, Nightforce 5.5-22 on my custom .308 bolt gun.
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I've got Bausch & Lomb 6-24 Elite 6300s on my Savage 1,000 yard guns and 1" UltraDots on my .45acp and .38 Special bullseye M1911s and my High Standard Citation.
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Aimpoint T-1 on my AR, Nightforce 5.5-22 on my custom .308 bolt gun.
Go check out my Husky, I posted a group of pictures I found on the computer from when I was building a load ladder. It's my favorite caliber....308.

The only big gun I own besides a Barrett 50 is a 338 Lapua Savage 111 Hunter that I use out west and it wears a 6.5-25 Vortex Razor with an illuminated MOA reticle.

3 years ago I had it in Vegas at an invitational shoot and was banging steel at 1500 yards... The mirage was wicked.
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With the exception of an old Ruger semiauto wth a low power Weaver scope (great for small game) I'm not interested in glass on handguns.

The two rifles I use most (Styer Scout in 308 and a Remington 660 in 350 Rem magnum) each have a Leopold 2 1/2 power scope forward mounted. Very quick and plenty at any range that I can distinguish a deer or elk from your mom.

My next most used rifle is a 270 with an old (1965 era) 4x Redfield. More than enough for deer, antelope, or elk out to 350-400 yards.

I don't need anything more powerful, adjustable, or fancy.


Folks get carried away with equipment instead of skill development. The latter requires lots of practice ( not range trips where you shoot hundreds of rounds in an afternoon), the former only requires money

Part of the problem is that most folks haven't ever had occasion to use their firearms killing anything but targets and have little understanding of using a rifle to actuall kill something.

Most folks that have actual killing experience just smile at high dollar scopes: they know that skill beats equipment most of the time.
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With the exception of an old Ruger semiauto wth a low power Weaver scope (great for small game) I'm not interested in glass on handguns.

The two rifles I use most (Styer Scout in 308 and a Remington 660 in 350 Rem magnum) each have a Leopold 2 1/2 power scope forward mounted. Very quick and plenty at any range that I can distinguish a deer or elk from your mom.

My next most used rifle is a 270 with an old (1965 era) 4x Redfield. More than enough for deer, antelope, or elk out to 350-400 yards.

I don't need anything more powerful, adjustable, or fancy.


Folks get carried away with equipment instead of skill development. The latter requires lots of practice ( not range trips where you shoot hundreds of rounds in an afternoon), the former only requires money

Part of the problem is that most folks haven't ever had occasion to use their firearms killing anything but targets and have little understanding of using a rifle to actuall kill something.

Most folks that have actual killing experience just smile at high dollar scopes: they know that skill beats equipment most of the time.
That is all my rifles get used for....killing. Paper to build a load and after that they sit in the gun safe until hunt time.

Last time I discharged my 338 was in New Mexico on an antelope hunt, that was (I think) 4 years ago

Even my 44 is used for hunting exclusively. Great Michigan whitetail handgun.

Skill plays an important part but when the distances get extreme, equipment is just as important. I use not only a scope but a wind meter, thermometer and barometer on the long shots.

When you get past 600 yards, things get critical pretty fast. When I'm on a paid hunt I want to take an animal if I possibly can because you've paid for the hunt, animal or not. I've paid in the past, upwards of 6 grand for a guided hunt and never shot one round. Not that I couldn't. there weren't any animals I thought worthy of taking.

Owning my own private range is nice. I can do load workups ir just go out with my bow and shoot the cube or take a small caliber handgun (22) and plink targets. I can walk 100 feet to the reloading room and build / adjust loads on the spot, no interruptions, no curious people.

At my age, my eyesight isn't as good as it used to be so I need good optics. Things get fuzzy out there when you are an old fart, like me.
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Hear, hear, on the failing eyes.
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Hunting Rifles all have Leupold's ,15-22 Has a BSA Red Dot (Dealer gave free Red Dot with 15-22) I don't have a Optic on My AR at this time


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I'm 66. I've had cateract surgery.

The low power scopes I described above work for me for all practical applications.

I don't shoot 600-1000 yard competitions, although I did pretty well shooting 1,000 yard local competition with the 270 equipped with a 4x Redfield.

Certainly if you participate in competition where scoring depends on group size at extreme distances, equipment may make a difference.

However, were I picking a companion to actually shoot living beings, I'd stick to my low power scopes.
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Iron or Night Sites

Never had any luck using scopes

My best shot ever was using Buckshot out of a "Deer Barrel"
No-one would believe it, but I had witnesses; took a 200 lb Doe

So I go with what works
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I'm 66. I've had cateract surgery.

The low power scopes I described above work for me for all practical applications.

I don't shoot 600-1000 yard competitions, although I did pretty well shooting 1,000 yard local competition with the 270 equipped with a 4x Redfield.

Certainly if you participate in competition where scoring depends on group size at extreme distances, equipment may make a difference.

However, were I picking a companion to actually shoot living beings, I'd stick to my low power scopes.
No issue with me. We aren't, after all military snipers (and I don't want to be anyway).

Competition to me is an elk at 900 yards plus with a 18" kill zone and a one or maybe 2 at the most shot chance. You don't hunt and kill animals of flight with willy nilly shooting.

Been there. Winged a Montana mulie last fall and tracked it for miles and miles in some pretty rugged terrain. By the time my guide and I found it and I placed a kill shot, I was just about ready for ICU. I'd post a picture of me and the mulie (because I have it..but I look like **** and I felt totally used up), all because of shot placement. Know what, my fault entirely. I didn't read the wind correctly and got anxious. I paid the price for my inability to place that one shot kill.

At least he's in the freezer and the mount will be here shortly. he was a non-typical mulie. On most typical mule deer, the rack is more vertical. His was splayed out to the sides.

Shooting a paper target is one thing. Shooting a living breathing animal is entirely a different matter. Paper holds still, an animal don't.

Then there is bow hunting but that is a different animal entirely....I also use an optic on my bow btw.

I had Lasik on both eyes and I have macular degeneration. Nice thing about cataract's is once you get them removed and implants, all is good. I'm your age, had a hard life too. Now it's time to enjoy the fruits of my labors.

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Never had any luck using scopes

My best shot ever was using Buckshot out of a "Deer Barrel"
No-one would believe it, but I had witnesses; took a 200 lb Doe

So I go with what works
One of my hunting partners hunts with a shotgun, a Beretta. He's real accurate at to 200 yards with it but then, he's also 25 years younger than I am.
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I'm just a po' boy. All I can afford is Nikon and Leupold scopes. I can't

afford anything cheaper, they cost too much on the back end. But

I only use scopes for stand hunting.

Mostly I prefer iron sights, a little bright paint helps old eyes.
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Zeiss is nice. Rhymes, too.

Don't use scopes on handguns. And I doubt that Han Solo should have.

My .270 has an older Redfield, one of their later ones made in the USA. 2X-7X, with a special ordered Euro style reticle that has a normal crosshair on top and thicker hairs on the three lower limbs. Quick to use in low light or on running or charging game. Zeiss and Swarovski offer such reticles.

I think the best buy may be Leupold's 2.5-8X. Duplex reticle.

When are you going to ask about binoculars? Those are vital. I hate to see someone glassing for game with his rifle scope.
And binoculars are so useful for activities beyond hunting, too. And I could repeat my cute little "Zeiss is nice" rhyme, although I also use Leica and a few others.
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Zeiss is nice. Rhymes, too.

Don't use scopes on handguns. And I doubt that Han Solo should have.

My .270 has an older Redfield, one of their later ones made in the USA. 2X-7X, with a special ordered Euro style reticle that has a normal crosshair on top and thicker hairs on the three lower limbs. Quick to use in low light or on running or charging game. Zeiss and Swarovski offer such reticles.

I think the best buy may be Leupold's 2.5-8X. Duplex reticle.

When are you going to ask about binoculars? Those are vital. I hate to see someone glassing for game with his rifle scope.
And binoculars are so useful for activities beyond hunting, too. And I could repeat my cute little "Zeiss is nice" rhyme, although I also use Leica and a few others.
I'm afraid to, you start that thread... lets just say I own a pair of Swavorski 10-40 EL's.

My wife almost killed me when I bought them. I managed to convince her (sort of) by singing the praises of Swarovski Crystal (and buying her a piece of course).....

I looked at the EL Range (and I've glassed with them, one of my hunt partners has a pair) but I already have a Zeiss rangefinder that works just fine to 1200 yards reflective so the EL Range wasn't an option... neither was the price...lol

You could talk about spotters too... Have one of those as well with a carbon fiber tripod of course. Gotta be light.

All in all, it's a very expensive hobby, very expensive. From the Kuiu to the Swaro's to the custom rifles, it all costs big bucks.

The kids are grown, we are financially secure and in fairly good health, so why not.

I have my 'hunt' vacations and put meat in the deep freeze and above all, my wife gets rid of me for weeks during hunting season.
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I've seen that 'glassing with a scope before. Looks comical watching the person doing it. No FOV = lots of movement....lol
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I've seen that 'glassing with a scope before. Looks comical watching the person doing it. No FOV = lots of movement....lol

Yeah, and it makes me feel so wonderful when I see some jerk aiming in my direction, too!
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i use red dots on my handguns.
now, i prefer them on rifles too.
faster target acquisition at medium ranges.
mostly, i use a scope to test ammo.
i can't hit anything with iron sights
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Been checking out Feral hog hunts out your way.. Looks interesting.

Bet my 338 with a 250 grain Berger would make 'em scream.

It appears to be plenty of hunt opportunities.

I like pork anyway.
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I only hunt big game so on my old model 70 I use the discontinued Leupold Alaskan 6 power. Since my eyes do not permit iron sight shooting any longer, I had to retire my old model 94 Winchester and instead carry, as a knock about gun, a Marlin model 336, yuk, made in 1980 with a 2 power Leupold compact. I have lots of other guns with scopes but do nothing but shoot paper and dirt clods. I do not use a scope on the one handgun I use to wander the mountains and can not imagine a scope on an old woodsman anyway.
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My next most used rifle is a 270 with an old (1965 era) 4x Redfield. More than enough for deer, antelope, or elk out to 350-400 yards.

I don't need anything more powerful, adjustable, or fancy.
My only scoped rifle is a .270 that my uncle gave me after a trip to Africa with him. I shot antelope and gazelle for camp meat (I was 15). That was a long time ago. I don't shoot rifles anymore, somehow walking in the woods with a rifle lost it's appeal after a couple of years in SE Asia. Now pistols, that's different. Never used them in the Army so no associated memories. I compete a couple of times a week and have a blast (pun intended)
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I have three scoped firearms. My T/C Contender .30-30 barrel wears a Leupold 2x, my Ruger #1a in .270 Win. wears a Leupold VX1 3x9x40, and my Steyr AUG A1 has the built-in scope in the handle (with "the donut of death!), and it's Swarovski glass.

All my lever actions have peep sights, and the rest all have open sights.

I prefer a peep or open sights for most things, but the older I get, the more I'm beginning to like a nice, low powered scope. I remember my dad telling me that same thing, now I get it.
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I have three scoped firearms. My T/C Contender .30-30 barrel wears a Leupold 2x, my Ruger #1a in .270 Win. wears a Leupold VX1 3x9x40, and my Steyr AUG A1 has the built-in scope in the handle (with "the donut of death"!), and it's Swarovski glass.

All my lever actions have peep sights, and the rest all have open sights.

I prefer a peep or open sights for most things, but the older I get, the more I'm beginning to like a nice, low powered scope. I remember my dad telling me that same thing, now I get it.

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Been checking out Feral hog hunts out your way.. Looks interesting.

Bet my 338 with a 250 grain Berger would make 'em scream.

It appears to be plenty of hunt opportunities.

I like pork anyway.
There's a good pic of a big boar hog on another board this week, carrying a whitetail fawn in its mouth. Please do shoot a few hogs.

I presume that your .338 is the Winchester version? There's a .338 Federal that is much less popular, but probably quite competent. I suspect that it'd do anything a 9.3X62 mm will.
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For my Remington .308 I picked a Bushnell 6500 Elite 2.5 x 16x.

I chose it because I wanted a scope that had a significant amount of magnification for paper punching as well as low magnification for the woods. 2-16 magnification range is uncommon. Kind of a jack of all trades. And that's the way I went with the Magpul Hunter stock. It works well enough for my recreational bench shooting but it's light enough for the woods.



My AR has a simple Aimpoint red dot. Point and click battle rifle.



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Optics on handguns are limited to 1x red dot on recreational .22s.
My Ruger is a lot of fun with a Burris FFIII, though I prefer other tube type red dots.

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No scope on any handgun, ever,,it's just me.

The only rifles I have w/a scope are 4 or 5 that came with one already installed. They're all vintage stuff and 2 are double rifles at that.
One German 9.3x72R had a nice Leopold Alaskan 2.5 in claw mts on it. The scope came off and sits now waiting for a suitable rifle.
A German 9.3x74R has it's orig pre-war scope in claw mts but I don't use the scope much.
A George Gibbs 256 Gibbs Magnum sporter built on a 1903 M/S sports an Aldis Bros (likley WW1 Brit surplus) scope in QD mts. I admit I rather like that set-up.
A broken stock to be repaired break-open 6.5cal German single shot has a vintage Zeiss scope in claw mts. Great optics for the age.
..and a 1908 M/S w/a claw mt'd scope on it

There was a Weaver B4 on a Savage 29B 22pump I picked up. But the scope was pea soup and I disliked the clunky looks so much it came off quickly. A great shooter after fixing the slide release. On sale as-is for $60.

But no scopes on anything else I can think of.
Can't remember the last time I purposely put one on a gun I owned.

I really don't need no stinkin' scope...
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"As a personal rule, I don't post pictures of my firearms."

Why?

Scoped handguns? Never.

On rifles I mostly use Leopolds. I think the Zeiss is twice as good but costs 10x as much. End of discussion.

Have a Redfield or two and one Bausch & Lomb. Maybe another brand sneaking around.

Many of my rifles are classic Mausers and Ruger #1s. I like the European look with these.

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Of course many of my rifles don't wear scopes at all...




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I have lots of leupolds on rifles and hand guns. And I have a couple Zeiss conquests on rifles
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Mine run the gamut from Steel frame weavers, tascos, simmons, Burris, Leopold and B&L. All rifle have scopes or receiver sights with the exception of a 95 Mauser with military sights. All pistols have irons except the contenders which all barrels are scoped.
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"As a personal rule, I don't post pictures of my firearms."

Why?

Scoped handguns? Never.

On rifles I mostly use Leopolds. I think the Zeiss is twice as good but costs 10x as much. End of discussion.

Have a Redfield or two and one Bausch & Lomb. Maybe another brand sneaking around.

Many of my rifles are classic Mausers and Ruger #1s. I like the European look with these.

Like this...





And this...




Of course many of my rifles don't wear scopes at all...




Just don't. Never have. I did make an exception to my rule by posting some pictures of the vintage, pristine Husky I picked up last summer, simply because of it's rarity and beauty.

My sticks are all business and wear synthetic stocks, nothing fancy except in the workings and of course accuracy.

When people ask me how many firearms I own, I always reply more than one but never too many.
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Leupold is my favorite brand and when you can get a VXI scope that is 2-7X or 3-9X on sale for under 200 bucks you are getting a great scope for the money. With that being said several cheaper scopes that I have bought lately seem to be working out great. A Redfield 2-7x revenge was bought on sale a couple years ago for under $130 and its on my AR. I put a Hawke 4x AO mil dot scope on my RWS m34 pellet rifle and it seems as clear and sharp as any Leupold or Zeiss I have ever looked through and it was only $65!
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Leupold is my favorite brand and when you can get a VXI scope that is 2-7X or 3-9X on sale for under 200 bucks you are getting a great scope for the money. With that being said several cheaper scopes that I have bought lately seem to be working out great. A Redfield 2-7x revenge was bought on sale a couple years ago for under $130 and its on my AR and I love it. I also put a Hawke 4x AO mil dot scope on my RWS m34 pellet rifle and it seems as clear and sharp as any Leupold or Zeiss I have ever looked through and it was only $65!
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For the most part, I prefer iron sights. Aperture sights on rifles. No batteries, they don't fog up, they don't add much weight or bulk to the firearm, and they aren't very expensive.

I do have rifles with scopes. They mostly say Leupold on them, with a few Redfields and Bausch and Lomb models for good measure.

If it requires a battery, I'm out!
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In quite a few western states, illuminated reticles are a no-no anyway.
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i see no advantage to iron sights on a hand gun.
this idea of batteries failing in an emergency is silly.
for SD, i'd point shoot. no sights needed under 10 yards.
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I use my 44 for deer hunting so iron sights don't work (for me). I need to 'see' where I'm placing the shot as in the kill zone which is about 14" on a northern whitetail

Been kicking around a 460 deer hammer. It comes with a scope rail from the factory.... and muzzle brake.
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Don't like optics on my handguns my feeling is handguns should be handy not clumsy maybe 50 yard work.

Rifles doubles or any large caliber dangerous game close range gun (50 yards and less) are open sites.

All other rifles are scoped.

I prefer on medium game calibers .338 and up European Zeiss, Schmidt Bender, 1.5 to 6 power 30mm tube they are great ta gathering light and hold up to recoil.

On light calibers like a deer rifle Leupold

On varmint guns Nightforce

One of the best scope ads was Schmidt and Benders "only a rich man can afford a cheap scope"

On a bear hunt with a 450 Marlin a $500.00 rifle I mounted a $2,300.00 Schmidt at 1.25 to 4 power with a lit recital.

I learned my lesson the expensive way with a cheap scope in Africa in 1980 it was moving and I paid several trophy fees for lost game
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Don't like optics on my handguns my feeling is handguns should be handy not clumsy maybe 50 yard work.

Rifles doubles or any large caliber dangerous game close range gun (50 yards and less) are open sites.

All other rifles are scoped.

I prefer on medium game calibers .338 and up European Zeiss, Schmidt Bender, 1.5 to 6 power 30mm tube they are great ta gathering light and hold up to recoil.

On light calibers like a deer rifle Leupold

On varmint guns Nightforce

One of the best scope ads was Schmidt and Benders "only a rich man can afford a cheap scope"

On a bear hunt with a 450 Marlin a $500.00 rifle I mounted a $2,300.00 Schmidt at 1.25 to 4 power with a lit recital.

I learned my lesson the expensive way with a cheap scope in Africa in 1980 it was moving and I paid several trophy fees for lost game
A man with a big wallet.... I have the same issue. Seems as though (at least on factory rifles I own), I always pay more for the scope than the rifle...

The exception is my custom builds, they come out about even money wise.

I find moving game, especially antelope the hardest to hit. Not big in the first place and they run like the wind.

When I pass, my wife will have one fantastic estate sale I'm sure.

Expensive hobby for sure.
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Mu Remington 760 pump carbine in 30-06 has worn this Weaver K2.5 since about 1965. It's about the best tinber rifle I can think of. Unfortunatly out here it the desert there's not too much brush. For the desert, have a Browning in 7mm Magnum (no picture) that has a Redfield 2-7X. I don't need more magnification than that.
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