Re: new scope
I like the leupold vx2, 6-18 target scopes. They have fine duplex and an AO. They are good scopes for the money. You'll be paying quite a bit more for the other scopes you mentioned, but they are worth it. I also have a 4.5-14x50 MK4, its on my 300 RUM though. Awesome scope and glass all the way around, side focus is great. But I coulda bought 2 of the 6-18 targets for the price I paid for it. Just something to think about I guess.