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Reaching out for Mulies

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Unread 03-11-2011, 07:17 AM
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Re: Reaching out for Mulies

Originally Posted by long450 View Post
I prefer the higher power variable scopes as well. The main reason is so that i can judge the quality of the animal and to spot my own shot.
+1, esp. for these old eyes.


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Unread 03-11-2011, 03:39 PM
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Re: Reaching out for Mulies

I have a collection of 6X-24X 30 mm tubes with 50, 56, and now a 60mm objective lens.

Not just for hunting, but it is also nice at the range to be able to see your holes appear on the paper

The only time 6X sucked is when I had a standing buck only 60 feet away.

My Prarrie Poodle and pig gun 6X24 - 60mm

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Unread 03-12-2011, 12:28 AM
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Re: Reaching out for Mulies

I would agree w/ more power. At least with a higher variable you can zoom in if you need. I hunt w/ 5-20. Walking around its always on 5 and if time permits or I need I zoom in.

I bet none of you have a .234 (6mm rem necked to .234)
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