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Would this be a good slug gun scope?

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Forum Description: Turkey, slug barrel and smoke pole scopes
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Topic: Would this be a good slug gun scope?
Posted By: LEE IN VA.
Subject: Would this be a good slug gun scope?
Date Posted: December/01/2011 at 20:35
I have an H&R Ultra slug hunter in 20 gauge.  Thinking about this scope.

IOR Valdada Hunting Rifle Scopes

IOR 4x32 Hunting Rifle Scope
Stock # - 403240
  • Matte
  • 4A
  • 1"
Specifications
Weight (oz): 14

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4A

Length (in):10.75
Eye Relief (in): 3.5
Field of View @ 100yds (ft): 29
Exit Pupil (mm): 8
MOA:1/2
Lens Coating:Fully Multi-Coated
Warranty:Limited Lifetime






Replies:
Posted By: SVT_Tactical
Date Posted: December/02/2011 at 08:19
Only issue may be the parallax setting.   Its minor but may be enough to aggravate you


Posted By: tahqua
Date Posted: December/02/2011 at 09:50
This scope and reticle combination is a great choice. It has a steel tube and is a bit heavier than aluminum scopes. The extra oz's don't amount to much on a slug gun, though.
Parallax on all of my fixed 4X scopes is a non-issue for all hunting conditions.


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Doug


Posted By: hatton mann
Date Posted: December/02/2011 at 12:08
Having hunted in shotgun only areas for many years, my preference is for a low power varible or a straight power 1.5x or 2.5x scope.
I understand that slugs and slug guns have come a long way in the past twenty years or so, but the 'cover' and conditions haven't changed much. To me, FOV is  a primary concern.
Personally, I'm more than a little dismayed that quality 2.5x scopes have been pretty much abandoned by the manufacturers.


Posted By: lucytuma
Date Posted: December/02/2011 at 12:34
This is what i consider to be an optimum slug gun scope:
http://swfa.com/Trijicon-125-4x24-Accu-Point-Rifle-Scope-P12876.aspx - http://swfa.com/Trijicon-125-4x24-Accu-Point-Rifle-Scope-P12876.aspx
 


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Posted By: tahqua
Date Posted: December/02/2011 at 12:42
Leupold still makes 2.5's and the recently reintroduced 3XBandito
The IOR has some fans around here. I have not heard anything negative on it.




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Doug



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