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Old 10-05-2019, 04:52 PM
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Has anybody tried any of these scopes? The reviews seem kind of mixed.
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Old 10-07-2019, 07:03 PM
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I only had one BSA scope and to put it mildly it was a POS. I put it right up there (or should I say down there) with NC Star optics.
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Old 10-08-2019, 08:06 AM
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Thanks. Some of the reviews have useful information and a lot don't. I liked their reticle but I can make other scopes' reticles work.
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Cal - I could probably get by putting on on a 17 HMR. But not sure how they would hold up to the recoil of a WSM. Now maybe I got a bad one I don't know. In fact I just sent a brand new Leupold back to the factory because it was "floating". All the while I thought it was the rifle then I switched scopes and presto, good groups.
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Old 10-09-2019, 01:34 PM
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Since I'm in CA, I'm stuck with the non-lead ammo. In 17 WSM, Winchester makes a 15 grain non lead bullet that is supposed to have a MV of 3300 FPS. It's a screamer but I would guess a little less jarring on a scope than their 20 or 25 grain rounds. I liked BSA's reticle a lot but am now considering either a Leupold or Vortex to avoid problems.
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