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Bushnell 6500 2.5-16x42 SPF

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Unread 02-27-2011, 04:48 PM
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Re: Bushnell 6500 2.5-16x42

Originally Posted by Buano View Post
When the 6500 2.5-16 scopes were first advertised I knew I wanted one because of the terrific zoom range & reasonable price. Then I started hearing negative feedback. Has this scope had the turret problems I've heard of in so many of the Bushnell 6500s? I've heard of a few that haven't failed, but I don't know anyone that has one that hasn't had problems. Is this one sound? What did you have it mounted on? How may rounds fired? Have you had any problems with it? Why are you selling it?

Yes, I'm trying to talk myself in taking a chance on it.
I am not aware of the turret problems. No problems with this one. I have about 40 rounds on it mounted on a 7mm wby. I bought a Leupold with illuminated reticle that I want to use on the 7.
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Unread 02-28-2011, 11:14 PM
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Re: Bushnell 6500 2.5-16x42

does it have the target turrets.
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Unread 03-01-2011, 09:44 AM
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Re: Bushnell 6500 2.5-16x42

only the tactical versions with mil dot reticles have the larger turrets. these scopes do have target turrets. they are under the scope turret cap and are easily finger adjust similar to the USO style. Yo can also re zero the turret vithout tools which is a nice feature.
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Unread 03-03-2011, 09:46 AM
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