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Old 08-13-2014, 03:17 PM
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Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

My boss is looking to top his new rifle with a nice scope and his budget can be as high as 2000 dollars. He's gonna want new and is not looking to dial turrets so a low profile turret is much preferred. What he is looking for is great glass. Variable power with the low side being 2-3 and the high side in the 14 range, give or take. What's out there that fills the bill?
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:10 PM
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... Variable power with the low side being 2-3 and the high side in the 14 range, give or take. ...
Anything in lower power below 5, IMO, is a waste of time. If it's so close that 5 power is too much then you don't need a scope - just point and shoot.

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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

Swarovski z5 for sure! or spend a few hundered more and go with the z6
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

If he wants to reach a little higher, a Schmidt and Bender might interest him.

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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

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My boss is looking to top his new rifle with a nice scope and his budget can be as high as 2000 dollars. He's gonna want new and is not looking to dial turrets so a low profile turret is much preferred. What he is looking for is great glass. Variable power with the low side being 2-3 and the high side in the 14 range, give or take. What's out there that fills the bill?
What caliber of rifle? At what distance does he plan to shoot? Is this a hunting rifle or a target rifle? Is it a bolt action, lever action or AR style rifle? Does he want it to match his designer camo and boots? Get him a catalog or go to Cabela's to find what looks nice.

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Designer camo and boots? Go to Cabelas?
I'm pretty sure I asked a legitimate question. Was that your attempt at being a smart ass?
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

Schmidt & Bender 3-12x42 A9 reticle brand new $1350 shipped

Price dropped to $1225 .....
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