Re: Scopes to use at Night
I do a lot of night hunting. By what you listed, I'm not sure if you are ready for the sticker shock?
A 3X12X56 Kahles is about the cheapest, when you say "best" and it isn't cheap, but it is certainly better than any Leupold.
More advice. Do not get any sort of cluttered mildot reticle, or a dot. A simple duplex is the best for night hunting.
Now, for $420 dollars, I think a 3.5X10X40MM Leupold is good value. I used one for several years; I don't know what they cost now, maybe around $400? For sure, do not get a fixed 10X scope, not bright enough.
Good hunting. LB