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Forum Name: Rifle Scopes
Forum Description: Centerfire long gun scopes
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Topic: scope and rings
Posted By: cuda440
Subject: scope and rings
Date Posted: August/18/2004 at 11:26

 after coming across this site and doing some reading i am thinking about getting a bushnell 4200. it will be mounted on a 7 mm weatherby. is the 4-16x40 AO a good scope for big game hunting? i want a scope that has more power then a 3x9 as the rifle has on it now. what rings should be used?  this scope is in the price range i am wanting to spend. thanx for any and all info....KS 




Replies:
Posted By: 300rem7
Date Posted: August/18/2004 at 13:02

Talley



Posted By: cuda440
Date Posted: August/18/2004 at 13:29
comments please? how about the 6-24x40?


Posted By: redneckbmxer24
Date Posted: August/18/2004 at 14:45

the 6-24 is too much for big game hunting on the lower end, no need for a 24 power scope on a big game rifle, go with the 4-16, its more than yuo will ever need. as for rings, i would use leupold standards.

cory



Posted By: Chris Farris
Date Posted: August/21/2004 at 15:41

A 4-16x40 is perfect if you desire more power than a 3-9.  The 4200 is by far one of the best buys on a quality scope too.  For mounts....Leupold is hard to beat.  Talley is tops in super light weight and quick release if you want to go that route.

Forget about a 6-24 for big game.



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Posted By: cuda440
Date Posted: September/07/2004 at 19:46
OK......thanx for all the info.....think i like the elite 4x16....



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