New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Bushnell Banner
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check GunBroker.com for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

Bushnell Banner

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/19/2007 at 00:17
ghost82 View Drop Down
Optics Apprentice
Optics Apprentice
Avatar

Joined: August/22/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 84
Well ive saisfied my .17hmr (Nikon) and now i've got to put a new scope on my .22wmr.  I was looking at bushnells website and became quite interested in the banner series.  Im interested in the 6-18x50 or the 4-12x40.  Has anyone used either model or banner series in general?  Like my .17 i'd be using it for rabbit,squirrel,,,etc..Figured since i went fixed power on my .17 i'd pick one with some range this time, bought BSA sweet series 6-18x40 but um,,,,it sucked!
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/19/2007 at 08:37
tahqua View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar
Have You Driven A Ford Lately?

Joined: March/27/2006
Location: Michigan, USA
Status: Offline
Points: 8047
What are you using your .22 mag for? I have a 3.5-10x50 AO Leupold VariX-III on my .22wmr. I use it for night time coyote and coon hunting and feel as though I'm over scoped. It is big and changes the balance of the rifle. I would be just as well served by a trim 3-9x40.
If you are target shooting you would like the AO for pin point accuracy from 25-150 yards. If for critters like the .17 is being used, a 3-9 would work and you would have a variable to compliment your fixed scoped rimfire.
If you are wanting to stay in the $100 range the Banners are a good choice.


Edited by tahqua - December/19/2007 at 08:38
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/20/2007 at 11:48
ghost82 View Drop Down
Optics Apprentice
Optics Apprentice
Avatar

Joined: August/22/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 84
Well SWFA was out of the banner scopes so i compromised and bought a Simmons Pro Sport 4-12x50.  I've never had any problems with past Simmons i have owned but i have not had one in about 10 years.  Are their optics a step up or back from what they used to be?  Surely cant be anything close to BSA.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/20/2007 at 13:49
tahqua View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar
Have You Driven A Ford Lately?

Joined: March/27/2006
Location: Michigan, USA
Status: Offline
Points: 8047
I think what Chris Farris has to say here sums it up pretty well. It seems that Simmons is on the up swing.
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "Bushnell Banner"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
bushnell banner 6-18*50 zoucha_26 Varmint Scopes 2 2/7/2006 9:23:13 AM
bushnell banner dusk and dawn scope mooseslayer3 Rifle Scopes 4 1/17/2006 5:30:32 PM
bushnell banner dusk & dawn huntnful Varmint Scopes 2 5/3/2006 5:33:12 PM
Bushnell Banner 3x9x40mm BDC M16A2USMC Rifle Scopes 2 7/4/2006 8:18:21 PM
BSA Contender vs Bushnell Banner prodgi Varmint Scopes 1 8/3/2006 12:42:44 AM
Bushnell Banner dhnut1973 Rifle Scopes 1 9/17/2006 3:39:00 PM
Using the Bushnell Banner .17 BDC dml1 Rifle Scopes 2 12/28/2006 2:59:45 PM
Bushnell banner vs. pentax gameseeker shooterpunk Varmint Scopes 4 3/7/2007 5:45:29 PM
bushnell banner for yotes? bowmaf Varmint Scopes 7 3/7/2007 7:11:57 PM
Bushnell Banner 6-18 x 50 sylvester31 Rifle Scopes 5 10/30/2007 7:07:30 AM


This page was generated in 0.344 seconds.