I need a new scope and have a $500 budget.
Low light capability is most important.(I like deer and hunting them in the fall, but I have a couple hundred acres of soybeans to protect in the summer)
That should include a recticle thick enough that I can see it in the dark, and I like the graduated recticles.
My longest possible shot is 500 yds.
I'm thinking about a Sightron SII Big Sky 3-12x42 with the hunter holdover recticle, http://www.swfa.com/pc-12607-1511-sightron-3-12x42-sii-big-sky-riflescope.aspx BUT, I AM OPEN TO ALL OPTIONS.
I think the dot in the middle of the recticle might help in low light, what do yall think?
So any info on this scope or any other scopes in the $550 price range and under are welcome!