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Unread 02-26-2011, 10:30 PM
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scope choice

What scope should I put on my 22-250? Were I hunt the longest shot is about 400 yards. I am looking at a Leupold 3x9 L R D or a Nikon 3x9 coyote ? What about other scopes? Thanks for the info.
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    Unread 02-27-2011, 09:16 AM
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    Re: scope choice

    I'm not sure what your budget is, but take a look at Zeiss Conquest scopes. You can get their 3-9x40 for $399 right now. You won't find clearer glass, especially at that price. There are a lot of other scopes out there selling for more money that are a lot less scope.

    I recently picked up a Conquest 3-9x40 and I sent it in to the Zeiss custom shop and for $100 they installed the exposed target knobs. I'm very happy with it.
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    Re: scope choice

    Kinda depends on the intended game.

    If you are planning on hunting small varmints, you would probably really benefit from having a little more power.........something like 12X or maybe even 14X on the top end........small meaning prarie dogs, ground squirrels, crows, ect.

    I've also got a Zeiss conquest, it's the 4-14X model. Do like it, good scope for the money.
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    I am not looking to hunt anything but coyotes with this gun.I will check out the Zeiss.Thanks
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    Unread 02-28-2011, 12:18 AM
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    Re: scope choice

    Leupold fan here. Go with the VXII or better.
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    Unread 02-28-2011, 11:53 PM
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    Re: scope choice

    I've got three vortex vipers and they are amazing for the money. Zero regrets and the warranty is unreal.
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