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Scope for 45-70 Marlin 1895XLR

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Forum Description: Turkey, slug barrel and smoke pole scopes
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Printed Date: October/21/2017 at 21:58


Topic: Scope for 45-70 Marlin 1895XLR
Posted By: avery
Subject: Scope for 45-70 Marlin 1895XLR
Date Posted: January/03/2014 at 11:14
I though i would post here because my needs for a scope are probably similar. I'm trying to pick out a scope in the 1 to 2 power range variable up to 5 to 7 range for my 45-70 1895XLR. I like the look of the 24 or 30 mm objective, small kinda of fits the purpose of the gun.... Hunting in thick bush that may some times lead to an open field.... I know price range is the biggest factor when on this subject.... I'm not cheep when It come to scopes but for this one I really wanna keep it under 4 to 500... Thanks for your suggestions in advance.



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Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: January/03/2014 at 11:52
I have a Leupold VX3 1.5-5x on mine XLR and like it a lot.  I went with the German #4 reticle.  Great for low light and heavy brush. 
http://swfa.com/Leupold-15-5x20-VX-3-Riflescope-P12635.aspx - http://swfa.com/Leupold-15-5x20-VX-3-Riflescope-P12635.aspx


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Posted By: avery
Date Posted: January/03/2014 at 15:24
Will swfa ship to a Canadian address? 


Posted By: Dogger
Date Posted: January/03/2014 at 16:27
Sorry, they will not ship outside of US


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Posted By: jjrgr21
Date Posted: January/27/2014 at 22:35
i have a weaver V7 on my 45-70, works pretty good, and holds zero.


Posted By: bugsNbows
Date Posted: January/28/2014 at 07:09
I'd suggest a fixed power 3 or 4 X.


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Posted By: Urimaginaryfrnd
Date Posted: February/12/2014 at 19:25
I prefer the Aimpoint  2 moa model  9000L in 30 mm rings
http://swfa.com/Aimpoint-9000L-30mm-Red-Dot-Sight-P42394.aspx">Aimpoint 9000L 30mm Red Dot Sight http://swfa.com/images/aimpoint_2moa_popup.jpg">2 MOA Dot http://swfa.com/Aimpoint-9000L-30mm-Red-Dot-Sight-P42394.aspx -
$427.00


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Posted By: stickbow46
Date Posted: February/12/2014 at 21:14
A 3-9 Zeiss conquest

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Posted By: martin3175
Date Posted: May/25/2014 at 06:48
Nikon Monarch 2-8 or Leupold 2.5-8



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