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BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

 
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:36 PM
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BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

to nip it in the bud before it gets going off topic and every optic in the world is mentioned.......i know put the money toward a leopold, nikon, vortex, yadda yadda etc etc.

i've had previous experience with BSA, all have been sent back, perhaps i answered my own question there, perhaps this particular model is different in than the usual BSA.

question is has anyone used this:
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/962234/...atte?cm_vc=S014

$150.00 bucks, most reviews that sounds like they came from a credible source are favorable.

i did a search, any input on those that actually used this scope would be appreciated.

if no one wants to admit it they can PM me.

putting on a .22lr from 50 to 300 yards, will be cranking the turrets alot.

how's the clarity between 20-24x?

turrets repeatable?
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Old 07-14-2012, 03:19 PM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

You already said it yourself. Before Id spend the $$ on a BSA...Id just look down the plain barrel like it was a shotgun!
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Old 07-14-2012, 03:20 PM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

I looked at it for the purpose as you. I told a friend about these and he bought one. I checked it out and it definately looks better than any BSA I have looked through. I don't like the fact that they don't tell you how much adjustment is available. After looking at my friends I went with this instead for my rimfire.
40/44 Series Rifle Scope 6.5-20x 44mm Adjustable Objective Varminter Reticle Matte
I am glad I made this choice. Much better optically than the BSA.
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:46 PM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

I had one for a while and its certainly not a top shelf scope, it really was not all that bad. I used it on a savage 116 in .300 rum and it work fine until I could do better, but they may be kind of hit or miss.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:15 AM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

I had two same scope without side focus for silhouette matches. Both had problems, never again for me.
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:49 PM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

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I looked at it for the purpose as you. I told a friend about these and he bought one. I checked it out and it definately looks better than any BSA I have looked through. I don't like the fact that they don't tell you how much adjustment is available. After looking at my friends I went with this instead for my rimfire.
40/44 Series Rifle Scope 6.5-20x 44mm Adjustable Objective Varminter Reticle Matte
I am glad I made this choice. Much better optically than the BSA.
I looked thru one of those at my local shop....I was impressed and when I saw the price tag I was even MORE impressed!!!

I shouldnt berate BSA's like I do...I have one of them. I use it as a WHEEL CHOCK....for my motorhome.....
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:22 AM
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Re: BSA 6-24 mildot side focus at Midway?

Put one of these BSA scopes from Midway on 257Roberts rifle about a month ago. The rifle was a very low cost build using a free mauser action and free gunsmithing services owed me for some stock work I'd done. Only money I had in the rifle was the cost of the barrel (a $90 A&B Midway barrel) and the BSA scope. I've had some decent success with several models of BSA scopes so didn't mind giving this BSA a try. So, presently I have over 120 rounds fired with this scope mounted and have not noted any problems with it except the rings furnished with it are too high. Had it at range today trying a couple of new reload combinations of powder and bullets. Mind you, most of my shooting has only been at 100 yd targets. Occassionally bust a clay pigeon or shoot a steel plate at 200 yards with the rifle. I've yet to take the rifle over to our 400 or 600 yard range to try.

Lens quality is nothing to brag about. I have other brand scopes with better optics. However, I've no gripes about its clarity edge to edge at 24 power. Its optics are more than adequate for my needs. Windage and elevation ajustments seem to function well for me. But then, my adjustments are usually just for elevation since I'm constantly trying different powders and bullet combinations....so number of clicks I make is to adjust for changing from say a load with a 75 grain bullet to a load with a 117 grain bullet. Elevation adjustments have performed well for this. Cannot vouch for its repeatability.
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