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Old 11-07-2008, 06:24 AM
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I am looking for some info on a new scope. My current optic is alittle on the cheap side. Looking to spend about $200 whats the best for my dollar?
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:33 AM
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Check and see what the best price you can get the Bushnell 3200 Elite 3x9x40 with Rainguard for. It is a great scope for the price, and Bushnell has a special now that gives you a real nice camo hunting jacket (priced at about$125)for free with the purchase of an Elite product.
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:41 AM
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I have been using the Nikon Prostaff scopes recently. Good price and great scope.
I also purchased a Leupold Rifleman for $199 and really like that one too.

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Old 11-07-2008, 06:44 AM
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I'll Second the Bushnell elite's. I've had one for 15 yrs with no complaints...very solidly built, and quality optics.

You can get the 3200 or 4200 3x9x40 or x50 for around 200 ish
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:44 AM
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I am looking for some info on a new scope. My current optic is alittle on the cheap side. Looking to spend about $200 whats the best for my dollar?
I have the Bushnell 3200 and a Nikon Buckmaster. Both scopes are really nice and can be had for under $170, but I prefer the Nikon. It is a little clearer. Try this link for great prices:
http://www.manventureoutpost.com/outdoor/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2 300
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:47 AM
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my wife got me a bushnell legend 3-9x50 and i love it
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:58 AM
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Nikon prostaff or buckmaster
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Old 11-07-2008, 10:49 AM
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burris fullfield II(love mine), or nikon buckmaster(almost good as monarch for half the price), or bushnell 3200 for a another $20(very good scope). About $200 seems to be the sweet spot for scopes.
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Old 11-07-2008, 11:22 AM
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spend as much as you can...

I suggest a leupold vx-iii, or nikon monarch....monarch gold....whichever. Over $200, but worth it. May not need a $1000 scope, but a $500 vs. a $250, is a much bigger deal in my book. Course once you buy a nice one, you'll never again want anything less....

So if you want to buy one for 200 but can spend 300, spend 300 on something nicer. Good luck.
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Old 11-07-2008, 11:59 AM
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IMO, $300 scopes aren't much better than $200 scopes, Around $500 there is a big difference, but not enough to justify more than doubling the price, if you spend over $200 you might as well get a zeiss conquest or a luepold vx5 or 7.
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