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Old 08-17-2013, 07:50 PM
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Re: Best scope for your buck

Feenix... It's the old 'he said, she said, they said.....

You knoiw bertter than to recommend any brand because all the naysayers chime in with the 'mine is better than yoiurs....'

Sheeeeeeeesh.

My comment isw you have a thousand bucks, go shopping.
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:43 PM
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Re: Best scope for your buck

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IMO, for under a $1000 the Sightron SIII cannot be beat. The 6-24 x 50mm with the MOA reticle would be great.

Sightron Riflescopes SIII Series SIIISS624X50LRIRMOA
My recommendation too.
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:17 PM
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My recommendation is go to a local gun shop and peer through various optics and then decide.......

or... 'One mans celiling is another mans floor'......

For a thousand bucks you can get a lot of scope or a down payment on an S&B or US Optics.
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Feenix... It's the old 'he said, she said, they said.....

You knoiw bertter than to recommend any brand because all the naysayers chime in with the 'mine is better than yoiurs....'

Sheeeeeeeesh.

My comment isw you have a thousand bucks, go shopping.
LL! I hear ya ...
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:56 AM
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Re: Best scope for your buck

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My recommendation is go to a local gun shop and peer through various optics and then decide.......
Willem stated this isn't a good option where he lives.

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Bottom line is that we are a bit limited with what is on offer in SA and therefore I need some input from people who have used the different scopes on the market. It is not that easy to go to a dealer and ask for the model you are interested in to have a look at.
Appreciate all honest feedback.
Willem,
There's a lot of information on scopes that has been discussed on the Forum in the past. If you use the Search function from the menu tab located just beneath the 'Welcome, Willem Gertenbach.' greeting on your monitor, you should be able to locate and review Forum member opinions on a variety of scope brands and models.

I've owned and still own one IOR variable power scope. On higher recoiling rifles with muzzle brakes, they used to come apart internally. They may last on your 7mm-08 just fine though. I've never owned an SWFA scope, but they have a reputation for being a quality scope for the money.

I currently own three Sightron III scopes, 6-24x50mm MOA, and those scopes are continuously getting good reviews from owners as being a great scope for under $1000, which is your stated budget.
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:08 PM
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Re: Best scope for your buck

Thanks for your reply.I will do some research as you suggested.Don't want to open a can of worms here.
To be honest I never even considered Sightron but looking at some of the responces this is something to consider.
Thanks again
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:06 PM
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Re: Best scope for your buck

Dont pass up BURRIS they make some good Scopes' they can take a beating and stay on the target.
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