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Category: Scopes
Forum Name: Shotgun / BlackPowder Scopes
Forum Description: Turkey, slug barrel and smoke pole scopes
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Printed Date: December/15/2017 at 21:14


Topic: Eer scopes
Posted By: ShtgnNdr
Subject: Eer scopes
Date Posted: December/15/2012 at 03:55
Hey guys, I could use some help here. I have an older hastings slug barrel for a remington 870 and it has no rifle sights just two scope mounts about an inch long apiece that come up way in front of the reciever. I want something with a really wide field of view to use while driving deer in the timber with a party as well as something that will magnify a lil bit for settin on a field edge. I am thinkin lime a vx3 1-5x30. The problem is it has to be a extended eye relief scope, leupold is the only company i can find that has anything and it has to come from thier custom shope and thats like 550.00 does anyone know somehing else that might work.



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Posted By: bugsNbows
Date Posted: December/15/2012 at 07:53
How about the Nikon slughunter 1.65 - 5X 36? It has an ER of 5".


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Posted By: ShtgnNdr
Date Posted: December/15/2012 at 10:18
5 inch isnt really long enough i need about 8the inc. A pistol scope is to long. I dont know what the eye relief is for scout mount scopes but im thinking after tryin to mount the pistol scope they may be to much as well. I been tryin to find a store to take it to that has a large selection of optics and just try different scopes untill i find something. No stores on iowa have anything though.


Posted By: bbubbinator
Date Posted: December/17/2012 at 22:48
Have you looked at some of the handgun scopes?  I shoot 3 bolt action pistols (221/22-250 and 7mm-08) with 2X7 and 2X8 scopes with eye relief out as far as arms length.  Bushnell, Burris and Tasco I know makes them. Hope this helps.


Posted By: biggreen747
Date Posted: December/18/2012 at 10:31
This has a very wide eer range (8-14) and may be your best choice

http://swfa.com/Burris-275x20-Scout-Scope-P2020.aspx

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