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Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

 
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Old 04-22-2007, 06:24 PM
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Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

They're owned by Mead intruments. How do they compare with Bushnell elites? Or Weaver grand Slams? Are they garbage?Thinking of putting a Aztec 4.5x14.5x44 on my AR-15?
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:17 PM
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

I have had some luck with them on low recoiling rifles. I have one on a 22-250 and it holds a zero. I would not consider putting one on anything with much of a thump. Optical clarity is lacking however. Additionally, I have done "box drills" with it and it moves as expected.
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:30 PM
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

I bought the aetec and put one on my 30-06, it's good to about two hundred yards. After that though I get a lot of distortion. So I only use it for river hunting.
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Old 04-25-2007, 06:58 PM
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

I've got 3 of em,one on my 30-06 and one on my 10/22 and one on my .50 Cal Encore M/L.My brother has 2 of them,one on a 300RUM and one on a 375RUM,yup,a 375.And they're all doing great.
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

Ironworker ,

How good a scope do you want on your ar ? I have always been a of the mindset that says buy the best you can afford . You will not be dissapointed so easily that way .H
What do they cost ? I would recommend the nikon buckmaster line as I have purchase 3 of them for different family members as gifts . They have a parallax adjustment ( a necessity imo ) and track perzact !

I reckon it boils down to how serious you are about what youre trying to do .

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Old 06-12-2007, 04:19 PM
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

I just have to ask!!!!!!!!! How big is you biggest river??? hehe, capt david [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Re: Are Simmons upper end scopes crap?

Captdavid,

Off topic but just say your signature for the first time. You do realize this is LONGRANGEHUNTING.com don't you??

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