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Old 08-18-2008, 02:13 PM
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if i go with a scope instead of a red dot, like i have posted in other threads, i have two picked out and are not sure, they are both bushnell banner dusk and dawns, but one is 1.5-4.5x32mm and the other is 2-7x32mm what power scope would you choose the shots would be max 100-150 yards, most shots would probaly be 25-75 yards.
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Old 08-18-2008, 04:42 PM
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3-9x40
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:14 PM
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What are you putting the scope on?

*EDIT* I went and found your other post. I have a Bushnell Dusk to Dawn on my Encore 20Ga slug barrel. I use the 3x9x40 with extended eye relief. I really like that scope. I also have it on my 12Ga slug barrel, muzzleloader barrel and a Marlin 1895 in .45-70. All of those have a decent kick so getting my forhead away from that scope is nice. I don't like the reticle on the shotgun scope though. It covers up too much of the target.
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:18 PM
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^ 20 gauge slug gun
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:38 PM
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G2 so would you suggest just getting the rifle scope like yours then?? and was is extended eye relief mean??? my 20 ga dosnt kick cause i have a recoil pad for my other 12 guage barrelwould the 3x work for close shots like 20-50 yards??? I am just trying to get coverd on all shots, close and far.
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:00 PM
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3x9 is probably the most popular magnifaction range out there, but I don't think it would hurt to get a 2x7. I never take my scope off of 3x when shooting under 150 yards.
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:02 PM
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A 3x9x40 will cover just about anything you could want for that gun. Just keep it on 3 power unless you see a deer in the distance and have time to turn it up. I recommend a 40mm objective just because I see no reason to limit your field of view. I don't even have a 32mm objective scope on my .22 rimfire.

Extended Eye Relief is what Bushnell is calling there products. Basically instead of having 3.5 inches of eye relief, theirs has 6 inches. I like the extended eye relief just because it is more natural for me when I put my face to the stock. Having the extra 1-2 inches between my eye and the scope is nice also.

I have seen these scopes on sale at Bass Pro for as little as $80. I don't think you can go wrong with one.
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:07 PM
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^ its just the reg. 3-9x40 bannerright??? cause i know bushnell has alot of different scope models.
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:36 PM
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Here is Bushnell's site http://www.bushnell.com/general/riflescopes_banner_71-3947.cfm

I would say go with a 2x7 but I don't know of any that are available in a 40mm objective. Smaller objectives really limit your field of view and light gathering ability.
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alright thanks alot.
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