-------Leupold vs. Thompson Center vs. Burris

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Guest, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I'm doing some research on the quality of pistol scopes. I plan to use this scope (probably a 3-9) on a Magnum Research 45-70 BFR, Rem XP-100 in .308, and a .454 Casull.

    Is the optical quality of a Thompson Center as good as the Leupolds and Burris scopes?

    Thank you.
  2. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2001
    I wouldn't worry as much about optical qualities as construction - outsourced scopes tend to vary significantly from lot to lot, year to year. Understand that T/C just had a batch of bummers come over from the orient, but the company will make things right. Bottom line, you get what you pay for (pretty much anyhow) and there is a significant difference in the cost of these scopes.