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Old 09-25-2013, 11:25 AM
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Default Is there a Plinking/Varmint Scope for single shot 223 around $200?

I am looking to put a decent scope around $200 for plinking and possible varmint hunting on a single shot 223. I was looking at the P223 Nikons but didn't know if those were only suited to AR platforms. Ideas and suggestions please.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:59 AM
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Sportsman guide is pushin Pentax 4-12 $60+
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Old 09-25-2013, 1:05 PM
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Checkout the nikon buckmaster 3-9 and 4.5-14.

The p223 should be arright even on a single shot though.
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Weaver has a couple rather highly regarded target/varmint scopes for about that coin. Mueller is another (maybe same company).

Check out Mueller APV. I've heard good things about it re: value. Could be into it with decent base and rings for just about your target price.
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Try out the Redfield Battlezone 3-9x it comes with a .223 calibrated dial...Well, sort of, but excellent for plinking...Otherwise a Leupold VX-1 3-9x would be a great choice as well, light weight too...Redfield Revenge 3-9x is another great option...
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The Mueller APV 4.5-14x40 (~$130) is rated for up to .223 (max) and has decent glass. A nice step up would be a Weaver Classic V10 2-10x38 at $190. Somewhere in between (optically) is Nikon's Prostaff 4-12x40 for $190 or so.
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