All but three of my scopes are fixed 12x or larger so i sometimes forget that its a problem for others...specialy beginners. Open range makes the fixed power scopes viable but they are a poor choice for dense woodlots or rivine diveing.
If he was looking to put a 50x scope on that thing your right I should have put a bigger disclaimer on it .
One of the 3-9s or 2-10 would be better. I personaly bought the last two 3-9MD they had