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Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

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Unread 10-16-2012, 09:47 AM
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Re: Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

I think the glass in their Elite 4200( now discontinued) line,is better then their Elite 6500 line. My Sightron S3 is 1 step better ,but far from perfect. I had a IOR 2.5x10 it was better yet. My Weaver Tactical has great glass ,but its not schott German glass.
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    since they dropped the 3200 and 4200 in place of the (ELITE) I have bought a few 6-24's and a 8-32. while I agree they are a little under the SIII's I am satisfied with them I was hoping the 6500 would be close to the SIII, so I guess I will probably be out of luck there. I think it will make a good scope for my whitetail set up this year as long as it tracks right.
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    They'll work just fine. They way better then the scopes of ages past and plenty of game was harvested back then..............
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    JC............Scopes are like motor oil. Everyone has an opinion.

    Another mundane scope thread........

    Iron sights work too. Lots of buffalo were harvested with no glass whatsoever.
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    Re: Bushnell 6500 4.5-30

    Quote:
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    JC............Scopes are like motor oil. Everyone has an opinion.

    Another mundane scope thread........

    Iron sights work too. Lots of buffalo were harvested with no glass whatsoever.
    And those that have experience with many different makes and models have opinions that may likely be valuable to those that do not.

    If these threads are so mundane for you it may be beneficial for all, especially the OP, for you to skip adding to your post total and save your helpful posts for other threads more to your liking.

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    bushnell is kinda funny they are really trying to make waves in the tactical market but they are forgetting key features, PUT A FREAKING ZERO STOP ON THE TURRET!!!!!!!!!! good lord its 2012 there should not be an optics company putting out new turret scopes without that feature. The reticle options are limited unless you like the stupid fadeing fad horus reticle. they went with a 34mm tube on some of the more interesting models. why? I dunno with a 20 moa base and a 30 mm tube scope I can get to one mile with my leupold, the extra 25 moa that only comes with SOME 34 mm scopes not all takes me an extra 200 yards to 1900 yards big whoop. I don't want a 34 mm scope and honestly very very few other guys need one either. bushnell's turrets are slow only offering 5 mils in one turn and I think 15 moa in the other scopes. to me they as a company are trying but perhaps they are listening to the wrong people and I have an idea who.
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    And those that have experience with many different makes and models have opinions that may likely be valuable to those that do not.

    If these threads are so mundane for you it may be beneficial for all, especially the OP, for you to skip adding to your post total and save your helpful posts for other threads more to your liking.

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