Compact scopes

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Varmint Hunter, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I've got a 3x9 Leupold Compact on a lightweight walking varmint rifle. I would like to replace the scope with one that has higher magnification but do not want the size & weight of a standard scope.

    Are 4x12 or similar variable scopes available in light or compact versions?
     
  2. preacherman

    preacherman Well-Known Member

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    Leupold 6.5 - 20 x 40 in the 1" model would be my first choice for your setup
     

  3. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks but I'm looking for something smaller in all respects.
     
  4. Jon Jackoviak

    Jon Jackoviak Well-Known Member

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    How about the Burris Timberline 4.5-14x32?
     
  5. lerch

    lerch <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Have you looked at the Leupold Mark 2 scopes?? they have a 4-12x40mm that only weighs 14.5oz, adj obj, 12.4" long

    they make them in a standard fine duplex or mil dot. i have played with some of the ones we have in stock and they are a very nice scope.

    have a good un
    steve
     
  6. loaders_loft

    loaders_loft Well-Known Member

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    The burris compact scopes (compact, shortmag, timberline) are decent but start to get alot of paralax as you go higer magnification. I looked at a 3-9x32 and a 4-12, ended up buying the 3-9 because it was easier to look through...
     
  7. CS T

    CS T Official LRH Sponsor

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    Another for the Leupold MK2 4-12x40mm are very nice scopes for the size and the money.

    Mike @ CSGW