Bushnell 4200 Elite

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by TheCanuck, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. TheCanuck

    TheCanuck Well-Known Member

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    Hey all, i'd like to get your opinions on the 4200 4-16x40mm from Bushnell? is it a good quality optics? My dad has a 3200 2-7x32mm on his rem 7600 and he seems pleased with it, although he says he wished he hadnt cheaped out and bought one with a wider objective. I'd like more feedback. I dont plan on shooting past 500 yds with it, and it will also be used for hunting, and probably in cold weather as i plan on going elk hunting with my dad this winter
     
  2. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    I owned one when it had the Baush and Laumb name on it and loved it. Very clear, bright and great low light capablities. Never had any trouble with it!!
    The one difference mine was a 50mm objective.
     

  3. TheCanuck

    TheCanuck Well-Known Member

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    yeah i saw they have a 50mm objective, but it would go on a Tikka T3 Tactical with sako mounts, and i heard they do not accept objectives wider than 42mm
     
  4. nelson

    nelson Well-Known Member

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    Hello I have a elite 3200 5-15 x 50 and I am very pleased with it I have been using it on my remington xr 100 223
     
  5. TheCanuck

    TheCanuck Well-Known Member

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    what about magnification for ranges up to 500yds, is 16x enough?
     
  6. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    The 16x is plenty for 500 yard shots. I'm a magnification freak and love high mag scopes to realy bring it in but I have found that not only mirage will stand in your way but when you get in on your target super tight it becomes harder to hold it as still ( to me ). The 16x will give you enough magnification to see antlers and judge them at 500+ yards enough to know if it's a worthy animal or not.
    Just my .02
     
  7. Jon Jackoviak

    Jon Jackoviak Well-Known Member

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    The Elite 4200's scopes are very nice. The clarity and brightness is very comparable to some of the higher dollar scopes. Plus the rainguard feature is really nice if you are planning on hunting in some rainy or inclement weather. And don't forget the free bag from Bushnell. It is a nice bag.
     
  8. TheCanuck

    TheCanuck Well-Known Member

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    Hey thanks alot guysm i love this forum, you can always get a good answer or opinion. 4200 4-16x40 it will be then.

    Marc
     
  9. teele1

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    Canuck, I have a 4200 4-16 40mm and it is probably the best scope i have for hunting. It is clearer than the 6-20 VariX3 Leupold that I have. I would highly recommend the 4200 series scope. teele1 <font color="blue"> </font>
     
  10. travelin_guy7

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    I saw one for around $350 at th place i got my latest nikon. I haven't used the 4200 much, but I hear they are very good, clear and bright. I am intrigued by the rainguard. Try this link huntersdiscount
     
  11. TheCanuck

    TheCanuck Well-Known Member

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    ya they are a bit over 400CDN$ round here, and what the guy from the shop told me was that, it performed better than a 600$ leupold or zeiss