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Old 01-16-2008, 08:45 PM
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Well, i am thinking about getting a 243 sometime and if i was.....would a simmons scope be alright until i was able to get a new one or to keep?

It would be used for varmint, predator, and deer....

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Old 01-16-2008, 08:51 PM
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YEP - I have a 4 x 12 x 40 on one of my .270 Winchester - Remington Gamemaster Rifles and it works great.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:00 PM
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Provided you buy one of the Simmons scopes made after Meade bought them and redesigned their scopes, you may decide to stay with the Simmons.

The new Atecs are good.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:15 PM
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craig, idk if i exactly got what you said BUT it sounds like you like them?
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:06 AM
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I have had 2 simmons. One on an inline muzzle loader, and the other on a Varmint gun. The optics on both scopes seemed of very low quality.
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Old 01-17-2008, 10:11 AM
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I personally wouldn't put a Simmons scope on any of my rifles. Their reputation for quality and reliability is poor at best. Save your money for a Nikon ProStaff or Buckmaster, Burris Fullfield II, or Bushnell Elite 3200. I've bought all of these scopes for less than $200.00 (in some cases much less) on Ebay with complete satisfaction.

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Old 01-17-2008, 10:27 AM
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Default RE: Simmons Scopes???

Simmons is ranked above Tasco, which is ranked above BSA.

At minimum, I would go with a Bushnell scope. Their quality is a little better for the money.


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Old 01-17-2008, 11:09 AM
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I agree with Butch, in the same price range I would pick a bushnell over a simmons. What kind of money are you talking about with what sort of features? If we knew what you were wanting and in what price range we might be able to suggest something.

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Old 01-17-2008, 06:19 PM
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Ok...whata bout a Bushnel Banner???
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Old 01-17-2008, 06:32 PM
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bushnell banner isnt that bad, the features on the scope arent that bad.
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