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Scope for precision 10/22

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Topic: Scope for precision 10/22
Posted By: Lostinthewoods
Subject: Scope for precision 10/22
Date Posted: November/26/2010 at 17:08
I have a nice 10/22 I just finished building with a Bell and Carlson varmint/target stock, 18" Green Mountain fluted barrel and VQ fcg.  I want something of at least 18X.  I will be trying to make little tiny holes at up to 100 yards from the bench and also attend an appleseed event or two.  I'm not positive about what reticule I want.  I'm leaning towards the Mil Dot so I can practice ranging with some reduced targets. 

I have narrowed my selection to either a Mueller or Vortex Crossfire scope.  I have a Vortex Viper 2-7 on my Beowulf and am very impressed with the optical clarity for the money.  How will the three scopes listed below compare to the viper in clarity?  Is one head and shoulders above the rest?  I am having trouble believing any of the scopes in this magnification range will have very good optic's at this price point.  What should I realisticly expect from these scopes?

Here is the Crossfire I am interested in:
http://swfa.com/Vortex-6-24x50-Crossfire-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P13295.aspx - http://swfa.com/Vortex-6-24x50-Crossfire-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P13295.aspx

Here are the Muellers: 
http://swfa.com/Mueller-85-25x50-Eraticator-Riflescope-P9141.aspx - http://swfa.com/Mueller-85-25x50-Eraticator-Riflescope-P9141.aspx

http://swfa.com/Mueller-8-32x44-Target-Dot-30mm-Riflescope-P42358.aspx - http://swfa.com/Mueller-8-32x44-Target-Dot-30mm-Riflescope-P42358.aspx

Thanks!





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Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: November/26/2010 at 17:30
The crossfire will look like crap compared to your Viper.  Especially since you are going up in magnification. 

I would look at the 6.5-20x Viper in mildot if it were me.  The glass is pretty good and the adjustments are nice. 


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Posted By: Lostinthewoods
Date Posted: November/26/2010 at 18:57
Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

The crossfire will look like crap compared to your Viper.  Especially since you are going up in magnification. 

I would look at the 6.5-20x Viper in mildot if it were me.  The glass is pretty good and the adjustments are nice. 


I considered that Viper.  It is a little out of my price range.  The deal killer for me is the focus range starting at 50 yards.  I will need to focus as close at 25 yards. 


Posted By: Sparky
Date Posted: November/26/2010 at 23:23
I am able to see my 22 hits with my Leupold VXII 3-9 EFR. But I use a target that changes color when hit.

Is this a target gun only? If so you might consider a SS 10x or 16x. Both focus down to 10m. But they are $300.


Posted By: neilbilly
Date Posted: November/26/2010 at 23:24

This one is in your price ball park, and is a lot better scope than the crossfire line. "their other scopes are good, the crossfire is not"


http://swfa.com/Hawke-8-32x44-Varmint-II-Riflescope-P41157.aspx - http://swfa.com/Hawke-8-32x44-Varmint-II-Riflescope-P41157.aspx



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Posted By: grimreaper21
Date Posted: November/27/2010 at 00:27
how would a minimum of 8x help any more than the 6.5x.  and by the way did they finally sell out of the 6.5-20 viper target dots for $250?
 
you're asking alot for a cheap magnification range good at both 25 yards AND with specs out to 18x on the high end.  i'm guessing that would be something like a 3-18x.  most quality scopes with this kind of versatility will run at least $500+.  The viper still looks like a good buy to me at this price point. 



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