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Old 10-15-2012, 03:53 PM
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Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

Whats the scoop on these I have one coming 4.5-30X50 30MM tube. it has the tactical turrets. I think it's gonna make a great hunting scope for me for 1200yards and down. I would love to hear peoples thoughts about them.
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Re: Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

Have you already paid for it ? I like Bushnell elite scopes, I've had 4200s and still have a 6x24x40mm that has served me well for over 12+ years on a few different rifles. I have a 2.5x16x50mm elite 6500 that is a good scope. I had a 4.5x30x50mm just like the one your waiting for and I couldn't get rid of it fast enough > It was fuzzy optically at 200 yds. But it was a cool looking scope.So expecting clarity out to 1200yds ?Thumbs down from me. My S3 Sightron 8x32x56mm is far better.
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Have you already paid for it ? I like Bushnell elite scopes, I've had 4200s and still have a 6x24x40mm that has served me well for over 12+ years on a few different rifles. I have a 2.5x16x50mm elite 6500 that is a good scope. I had a 4.5x30x50mm just like the one your waiting for and I couldn't get rid of it fast enough > It was fuzzy optically at 200 yds. But it was a cool looking scope.So expecting clarity out to 1200yds ?Thumbs down from me. My S3 Sightron 8x32x56mm is far better.
There was something wrong with it if it was fuzzy. I have played with a number of 6500's and they have very good glass.

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Maybe it was my 50+year old eyes,but the glass in my Sightron is better and my Weaver Tactical and Older 4200............... It could be a subjective thing .
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Re: Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

I have the same issue but with a Viper. People tell me they aren't clear, mine is. Must be the 63 year old eyes.
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Maybe it was my 50+year old eyes,but the glass in my Sightron is better and my Weaver Tactical and Older 4200............... It could be a subjective thing .
I think you are correct, SIII glass is clearer but the 6500 glass shouldn't be as you described either which is why I think you may have had a bad scope.

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Re: Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

This is gonna be interesting I have a couple of sigtron's and others so I can't wait to make the comparisons.
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