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Old 12-18-2012, 06:52 AM
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The last time this scope came up in a thread I coundnt help myself and ended up trading some Cabelas point and a few bucks for one, and I have to say I think its a great scope for the money.Crystal clear and has been consistant with holding settings on the Accura I have it on, as was found out by a doe Sunday.
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:12 AM
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gman.... did the doe have time to complement you on your scope selection? Or was she a little busy falling down? Congratulations in the field. Glad to hear field reports on the scope.
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:20 AM
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Originally Posted by cayugad View Post
gman.... did the doe have time to complement you on your scope selection? Or was she a little busy falling down? Congratulations in the field. Glad to hear field reports on the scope.
Dropped in place Caygad might say she bowed to the bullet.
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:21 AM
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Not to be a party pooper on this thread, but I had one, and honestly I didn't like it at all. It seemed like a decent scope (for $50), but I just didn't care for it. I guess I'm just used to higher quality optics, I don't know. Something about it when I looked through it just didn't work for me.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:22 AM
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In my opinion, that scope is the best VALUE in scopes right now. I can't break one even throwing 460g lead.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:15 AM
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Well I am glad I am not the only one, it was not to bad for a cheap scope but with the loads I use cheap scope do not seem to last very long, in fact two more expensive ones have lost there hold on there innards, the only one that constantly holds up for me for more than 2 years is the Nikon, they have never fail me yet.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:37 AM
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Lee.. so you managed to break one? Wow, what were you shooting? I would like to copy the load and see if mine will hold up.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:54 AM
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dave: go and get that load
I will give credit to guys who can handle recoil,Back when I use to load my 45-70 with 525grain Postal lead bullets and 65 grain of black powder these round will rattle denture if you have them on
I still have my original teeth
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:48 AM
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I'm with WV Hunter and Lemoyne on this one.

I bought a 3x10x40 Powderhorn last February ($60.94 with tax and shipping). Seemed like a nice scope. Put it on my X7 for one range session. For some reason it just didn't suit me. I took it off at the end of that session and put the 4X ProDiamond back on.

Maybe it's a size thing, and I tend to favor the simple and short 4X. Anyway, the like new Powderhorn is sitting in my closet in its original box waiting for another try some day. My kids will probably find it there some day when I go to those piney woods in the sky.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:09 AM
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Im under the belief that you buy the best you can afford. For me its Nikon.. Leupold.. Burris. Who is the maker of the powderhorn scopes?


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