Anybody shoot Weaver scopes

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by montana bob, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. montana bob

    montana bob Well-Known Member

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    I'm just looking for a decent scope for another rifle I picked up. I'll be using it for deer season in Ga and my longest shot might be 400 yards. I have a couple of Zeiss 4.5x14x50 but don't have a lot of extra money right now. Weaver Grandslams are reasonably priced and th glass looks good. Any thoughts? My eyes don't seem to like Leupold or Vortex for some reason.
     
  2. westcliffe01

    westcliffe01 Well-Known Member

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    I have bought some of the K fixed magnification scopes. Certainly not high end. Awful turrets, takes a while to zero since they take time to settle after every adjustment. Once dialed in though, they have held zero fine. I have one on a 22, another on my muzzleloader and another on a 44 mag single shot rifle for deer season.
     
  3. Barrelnut

    Barrelnut Well-Known Member

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    Might consider a Leupold VX3 with the BC reticle for holdover. Or just a Leupold Rifleman and just and figure your hold over with the duplex reticle.

    I have a few Nikon Buckmasters in the price range and like them too.
     
  4. Thomas B.

    Thomas B. Well-Known Member

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    Grand Slams are good to go, but a little short on eye relief. The Super Slams have longer eye relief. Currently I am using one of the Super Slam Tactical and it's been great for repeatability and optically. I have previously used serveral grand slams and never a problem.
     
  5. rcoody

    rcoody Well-Known Member

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    the weaver T-36 is the classic .22 rimfire benchrest scope

    Personally I think any scope is better than irons

    you don't need a $1000 scope to kill a deer

    I hunted my entire teens with a 4X redfield and did quite well. Don't think I ever missed a deer but then I never shot at one over 200 yrds.
     
  6. Str8shooterTX

    Str8shooterTX Well-Known Member

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    I personally run the Weaver Kaspa 3x12x44 in FDE and absolutely love it. Not a long range optic but it takes any punishment I have given it, the turrets adjust well and return to zero without a hitch. Price is right also. Great clarity. No brainer in my mind.
     
  7. 6x6 elk

    6x6 elk Well-Known Member

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    I have the Super Slam, nice optics, built like a tank, and I really like the pull up turrets. Optics are very close to my Zeiss Conquest, but the Conquest has a slightly larger field of view when you compare them on the same power. I have a old V9-ll that I had refurbished a few years ago by a company out of El Paso Tx, and the optics on that scope are also pretty impressive. Not as good as the Super Slam, but pretty nice for a 40 year old scope.
     
  8. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    I have a couple Super Slams and Classic Extremes. They are pretty nice optics for the price,the glass is very good and they track well.
     
  9. montana bob

    montana bob Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for all the replies. Money has been tight. Looking for something decent but economical.