barska scopes?????

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by backwoodsboy, Jan 28, 2010.

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  1. backwoodsboy

    backwoodsboy Member

    Jan 24, 2010
    has anyone used or heard anything about barska scopes....
  2. LewisH

    LewisH Well-Known Member

    May 13, 2007
    They ain't called "BARFKA" scopes for nothing.
  3. trevor73402

    trevor73402 Well-Known Member

    Nov 6, 2009
    Just a helpful word of advice,

    spend some time on here reading and searching and you'll be able to answer almost all your own questions. They've all been asked numerous times before. You've already been given two good options for a scope in your price range in your other thread. They were the Vortex crossfire and the nikon buckmaster. These are both good scopes fro the price. SWFA has the crossfire on sale for $99 right now. Buy two of them. I did.
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    I bought one about 6 months ago. A 6-24 x40 for a 17 rem fireball. I figured it would be good enough for the low recoil rifle I only shoot to 300 or so. I bolted it on and while sighing it in I was discuraged of the 1 1/2" group sizes @100 yds. Plus when I cranked it up it became terribly cloudy. I took it right back off and went and bought a Vortex Viper. Groups were right back at 1/2 to 3/4" easily. My advice is save your ammo, time and trouble and keep lookin.

  5. Frogman77

    Frogman77 Well-Known Member

    Feb 1, 2009
    +1, if you need something inexpensive for an airgun or a rimfire it'll probably get the job done. It depends on you're price range. The barska I used to have I bought for 39.00. Not really reliable and and the glass isn't the best out there. I sold it, and spent another 100.00 and got a mueller and have been very pleased with it for rimfire use.