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Old 08-07-2014, 11:33 AM
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200dollar scope

I'm looking for a mil dot scope with finger adjustable turrets for under 200$.Any suggestions would be wonderfull.
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Old 08-07-2014, 12:29 PM
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Re: 200dollar scope

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Old 08-07-2014, 01:01 PM
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Re: 200dollar scope

Well, NeverMiss, if you must rely on something in that price range, you might want to try a Redfield scope. Here's one with an MOA reticle:

Redfield Battlezone Rifle Scope 3-9x 42mm TAC-MOA Reticle Matte

This one, although not a Redfield, does offer the MilDot reticle you referred to:

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/430..._-pf_ci_google

Redfield has been adopted by Leupold and the quality is, IMO, better than most scopes in that price range.
However, I'd recommend that you save your money and work up a notch or two with some vision toward a Leupold, Zeiss, or similar mid price range scope that is more likely to hold its zero, have better optics and be less affected by atmospheric changes or accidental movements of settings from a bump here and there.

If you select a MilDot reticle, make sure you determine what the term "MilDot" means to the company that manufactures the scope. MilDot usually means one mil (3.6 inches - center of one dot to the center of the adjacent dot) at distance of 100 yards and at a given power level; usually the highest power on a adjustable power scope. However, some manufactures use a different scale (Zeiss for example) and unless you find that out in the beginning you may find yourself frustrated when trying to range with your MilDot reticle.
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Old 08-07-2014, 01:11 PM
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Re: 200dollar scope

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I'm looking for a mil dot scope with finger adjustable turrets for under 200$.Any suggestions would be wonderfull.
Welcome to LHR NeverMiss. Thats a pretty hard order to fill. You may want to goggle ss 10x42 mildot. Thats going to be about double the amount your talking about but its a pretty nice scope. You didn't mention what your putting it on are hunting /target shooting. You may want to check out the classified here on this forum. There are some decent deals to be had if you dont mind waiting for a while.
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Old 08-07-2014, 02:06 PM
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Re: 200dollar scope

Bushnell Elite 3200 Tactical Rifle Scope 10x 40mm 1/10 Mil Adjustments
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Old 08-07-2014, 02:30 PM
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Re: 200dollar scope

Check out SWFA. They have some fixed power mill scopes. By all accounts they are an excellent value.

Jay
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Old 08-07-2014, 03:47 PM
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Yup. That would be the best bet in the under $200 category.
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