Re: new scope
Go to swfa.com. Look at the Mueller, millet gold buck or tactical, Nikon buckmaster, and the vortex diamondback. Swfa SS line of scopes is something to consider. I have owned 2 Nikon buckmaster. I currently own the 4.5x14x40. It is a nice scope for the money.
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