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Old 03-28-2014, 4:09 PM
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Default Scope for a beowulf???

I was wondering what you guys thought about putting a scope on a 50 beowolf. I have the 24" Overwatch upper. The previous owner had a Super Sniper mounted on it but I think 20x is a little too excessive for this set up. WHat scope do you guys think would match with it? The rail system I have installed on it prevents me from having BUIS.
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Old 03-28-2014, 4:17 PM
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What range are you expecting to shoot at? From my understanding the .50 Beowulf is fast out the gate but peters off quickly too, not for long range stuff. YMMV
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Old 03-28-2014, 4:39 PM
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I put a millet dms on my beo and it ran great. 1-4 magnification and held up fine under the recoil.
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Old 03-28-2014, 4:51 PM
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I've read a number of owners use the Nikon shotgunner scope which is designed for slugs
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Old 03-31-2014, 4:04 PM
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Thanks for the input I will look into those scopes you guys suggested. I am looking to reach out about 200-300 yards.
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Old 04-04-2014, 12:26 PM
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for 100 id be happy with irons or a red dot. Maybe, just maybe, a 1-4

for 200-300 id be happy with a 1-4 and maybe, just maybe a 2-7. Or a fixie therein. For what I personally would be using it for, I'd be looking at a bushnell shotgun scope for the low end, a redfield Oregon scope for the mid, and a Leupold VX2 for the high end. I also probably would not be looking at mid-fi for my gun. Just bushnell banner or vx2. That's if it were me. If it were "high end" that I go, I'd make sure the scope had a CDS dial, cause you are chucking pumpkins. And nothing wrong with that. I like pumpkins. I'd have no qualms saving cash by buying an older leupold 2-7x28 or 32 and sending it to Leupold to have a CDS put on.

Personal choice. I like irons best. But not to 300 yards.

oh, and super high end, (I hope everyone prepping a response realizes I'm using these terms in a relative sense) I'd pick a vortex viper pst 1-4 with the turret caps. That would help immensely pushing distance.

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