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Hey guys, I'm new here and need some help.  I have a new Winchester m70 300 wsm  and can't decide on a scope fore it.  What would yall suggest as far as magnification.  I'm looking at either Nikon,bushnell, or leupold.  Thanks in advance

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What is going to be the primary use of this rifle? I love my Savage .300 wsm, but at only 6.5lbs before the scope it is pretty hard on a scope.
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I'm going to be using it for deer hunting in large fields
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What is your price range?

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I'm trying to keep it between $300 to $600
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The Bushnell 4200's get alot of praise around here(I don't have any experience with one).And for the money Lueppies don't seem to be much of a bargain.
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i would buy a zeiss conquest in 3x9 or a bushnell elite 4200 3x9 or a vortex viper 3x9
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On the top end of you price range is the SS 3x9 which has great reviews, I have no personal experience using one yet but hear great things about it.  I do like the Bushnells and have used them. Nikon also has a few Monarchs that will work for your application as well.
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What is a ss
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Check here
http://swfa.com:80/SWFA-SS-Rifle-Scopes-C187.aspx
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Originally posted by augtrav augtrav wrote:

What is a ss
 
SS is for the SWFA's Super Sniper Line of Rifle Scopes Extremely high quality and arguably the best bang for you buck availible.  BTW, welcome to the OT
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I gave a 4200 3-9x40 to my son for his 300 WSM and he loves it! I have 2 others and they are both really good if 3-9 is enough magnification for your needs. I shot my bull elk with one on a 300 weatherby this last fall.
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i just took my 4200 elite off my .375H&H and put it on my .300wby. great scopes.
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