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justinLB
08-25-2007, 4:22 PM
Hi I need some good suggestions for a scope in the $250-300 dollar range. I REALLY want a mil-dot reticle. It's gonna go on a Tikka T3 lite so I want something decent but don't want to spend an ungodly amount of money. As for magnification I don't want fixed power, I would like it to be around 3-9 or 4-12. Thanks for any suggestions, Justin

justinLB
08-25-2007, 4:25 PM
Oh yeah, It's gonna be used for bench shooting and hopefully some hog hunts.

Prc329
08-25-2007, 4:51 PM
I was going to recommend a Super Sniper but since you are planning on hunting I have a new favorite.

http://www.nikonsportoptics.com/product.php?group=16&subgroup=10&product=6469

Nikon Buckmaster with Mil-dot. You can get it for under 300.

rksimple
08-25-2007, 4:56 PM
I was going to recommend a Super Sniper but since you are planning on hunting I have a new favorite.

http://www.nikonsportoptics.com/product.php?group=16&product=6452

Nikon Buckmaster with Mil-dot. You can get it for under 300.

+1!

aplinker
08-27-2007, 8:29 PM
I was going to recommend a Super Sniper but since you are planning on hunting I have a new favorite.

http://www.nikonsportoptics.com/product.php?group=16&subgroup=10&product=6469

Nikon Buckmaster with Mil-dot. You can get it for under 300.

+2

I use it as a back-up, but the more I use it, the more impressed I am. My ONLY complaint is the Mil-Dots are set to be used on a magnification in the middle (12X), instead of the end. It makes setting it right matter and you have to look up to see.

Roo
08-27-2007, 8:56 PM
Will probly get flamed for this but I bought a AIM 3-9x at the gun show for $80 and it has been good for me. I use it on my AR and has been accurate for the 100 yards I use it for. I plan on upgrading it later on though.

justinLB
08-28-2007, 5:39 AM
Well ive been messing around with my dad's buckmaster 4-12x50 and the eye relief is very strict and you have to be on the scope perfectly. Ive also been playing with his vari-x 3 and the eye relief seems to be a lot more forgiving, but the glass isnt as clear as the buckmaster, granted the leupold is also 10+ years old.
Is it just me or is the eye relief and head position on the buckmaster very strict?

Prc329
08-28-2007, 7:24 AM
Mine seems to be pretty forgiving.

Jicko
08-28-2007, 8:05 AM
Hi I need some good suggestions for a scope in the $250-300 dollar range. I REALLY want a mil-dot reticle. It's gonna go on a Tikka T3 lite so I want something decent but don't want to spend an ungodly amount of money. As for magnification I don't want fixed power, I would like it to be around 3-9 or 4-12. Thanks for any suggestions, Justin

Leupold VX2 line. Very, very clear & clean glass, as clean as some more expensive Leupolds. @ $299, no brainer..... Duplex ret tho.... no mil-dot....

http://www.swfa.com/pc-3460-86-leupold-3-9x40-vx-ii-riflescope.aspx

Mute
08-28-2007, 8:35 AM
For hunting, I'd probably go with the Nikon.

Prc329
08-28-2007, 8:43 AM
I read an article recently (gotta find the mag) that talked about the benefits of a mil-dot to hunters. I'll post it as soon as I find it.

Prc329
08-28-2007, 10:03 AM
I found the mag. It was the sept issue of American Rifleman and was about the use of tactical scopes in hunting.