Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Long Range Scopes and Other Optics

Long Range Scopes and Other Optics Nightforce Optics


Reply

Better Scope Caps?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-15-2011, 09:05 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chatham, VA
Posts: 436
Better Scope Caps?

Is there a better scope cap out there than the Butler Creeks?

I have broken 3 of them this year and would like to find something tougher. It does not seem to take much of a bump to break them when they are open and I do a lot of spot and stalk type hunting so they stay open often.

The Leupold Alumina look good, and I put a set on my one Leupold scope but I need something for the other brands.
__________________
"My greatest fear is that after my demise my wife will sell my guns for the price I told her I paid for them"
-don't know where it came from...but true
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-15-2011, 09:46 PM
dig dig is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Arizona
Posts: 586
Re: Better Scope Caps?

I have had the same issue, I put a small peice of colored duct tape over the hing. It keeps the pin from comming out and adds strenght. The Luepy aluminums are great however the plastic over the ends with the Butler Creeks has save me a lot of dings and dents over the years, really like the protection. Always looking for alternatives.
__________________
Digger
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Better Scope Caps?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hunting with turret caps or no turret caps...that is the question. bookworm Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 8 03-15-2014 11:07 AM
butler creek scope caps size for a zeiss conquest ar1458 Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 2 08-31-2010 07:50 AM
scope caps for nxs 5.5-22x56 lamiglas Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 3 02-25-2009 11:19 PM
Percussion caps? old_heli_logger Muzzleloader Hunting 8 06-04-2008 11:24 PM
Nikon Scope Knobs and Caps BillLarson Guns For Sale 0 12-29-2004 05:53 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC