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Topic: Need advice on super sniper
Posted By: teo007
Subject: Need advice on super sniper
Date Posted: December/03/2004 at 02:02

I am looking at buying a 10x super sniper for my Savage Tactical .308.  CDNN has ads for BEC and Target Sports tactical scopes that are very similar in style for under $100 each with mil-dot, AO, hand turned turrets, etc.  Are these untested scopes worth anything, a good buy, or just junk?  Also, who makes rings for super snipers that work well but cost less $ than Badger, I'm trying to do this on a budget.

 

Thanks for any advise,

 

New Shooter




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Posted By: Boomholzer
Date Posted: December/03/2004 at 13:50

I have a BEC 3-9x42 illuminated AR scope I bought years ago.  It broke within 2 years on a AR.  BEC did fix it (i.e. send me a new one), no questions asked for $12 and since then it just collects dust.  Maybe I'll put it on a .22.  BEC is probably better than BSA but that is about it.  I would not buy one again.

Someone explain to be what the BEC machining or manufacturing process makes the thing smell so funny.  Seriously, they smell funny.

 

I would spend the extra $ on a SS and have something for life. If you can not afford that, the Bushnell 3200 10x40 mil-dot would be as low as I would go.

Everyone else will cost less than Badger Ord.

TPS makes HQ rings for less than Badger.  IOR is less expensive. Leupold Mk4.

 



Posted By: redneckbmxer24
Date Posted: December/03/2004 at 16:44

the SS10X42 is one aweosme damn scope, and BEC scopes are just plain crap. i havnt look for who all makes a tactical base for a savage action, but i know badger does, and i think IOR does, but i know there is no MK4 bases for it. MK4 rings will serve you well, and get a good base too.

 

cory



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Posted By: Boomholzer
Date Posted: December/03/2004 at 17:56

TPS makes bases for SA Savages.

 

I remember reading something that the Savage Rcvr changed with the introduction of the Accu-Trigger.  The TPS bases also specify they are for the Accu-Trigger models.  You might want to look into that.



Posted By: Chris Farris
Date Posted: December/04/2004 at 17:22

"Someone explain to be what the BEC machining or manufacturing process makes the thing smell so funny.  Seriously, they smell funny."



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Posted By: USMC8541
Date Posted: December/23/2004 at 18:44
For the Money you cant get a better scope than the SS10X42

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Posted By: MashBill
Date Posted: January/13/2005 at 21:41
If you need a scope base, Ken Ferrell makes a great product at a fair price.  He also makes great rings.  I use Warne rings on most of my scopes.You can buy all of them from Brownells.

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