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Old 10-15-2018, 5:05 PM
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Default Best Optic for a Ruger Precision Rimfire 22LR

Which would be the better optic for the Ruger Precision Rimfire 22 LR, a Vortex Crossfire II 4-12x 44 or a Leupold VX R Patrol 3-9x40? Why? Use: Target / Long Range practice rifle.
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For me, neither. I have a couple rifles with the Crossfire II 6-24x, very good for the price. I have several other brands as well, but I always stick to the higher powered scopes for my hand assembled rimfire rifles that are capable of excellent long range accuracy.
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Old 10-15-2018, 6:47 PM
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I think for pure target work the higher magnification the better.... 4x12 would be a minimum.... 5x15 about right for a .22 cal,,, 5x20 about max on the scopes I have seen or used.... The higher magnification quality scopes are hard for me to justify on a .22 rifle though... Butttttt hitting clays at 200 yards with a good 4x12 scope is a blast..
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I am running a Luepold AR mod 1 6x18 on my CZ and it works good for 5 inch groups at 350 yards.
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I have a SIG WHISKEY 3 3-9x50 and its an awesome scope


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Depends on how old your eyes are.
My old eyes like higher powers.
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Default Best Optic for a Ruger Precision Rimfire 22LR

Bushnell 6-18 x40 with adjustable focus and tactical like turrets is pretty good as a trainer like scope, similar in usage to what youd want in higher power rifle except it has a basic reticle and it is second focal plane which only matters if youre using reticle marked holdovers rather than turret.

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