New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Question about older Redfield Scopes
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

Question about older Redfield Scopes

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/28/2006 at 23:01
mouthcaller View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper

Joined: November/28/2006
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 14

I have a couple of older Redfield scopes and wanted to know what the board's opinion of them is.  I understand that the company went belly up and the newer offerings are of lesser quality than the older ones.


I have a 1992 or so Redfield Illuminator 3X9X42 and a early 80's Redfield Widefield 3X9.  The scopes have given me excellent service, no problems to date.  Are these the top-of-the-line scopes from Redfield?  How does their quality compare to other top line scopes such as Leupold?


The 3X9X42 is particularly bright and is mounted on a 1976 Remington 700 30.06.


The older 3X9 Widefield is mounted on a Ruger .270 M77.  It has held up well with no problems to date.


I am considering replacing the older widefield model, but looking through it tonight it is still very bright and I wonder if "modern" scopes are any better.


Thanks in advance



Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/29/2006 at 01:01
Longhunter View Drop Down
Optics Journeyman
Optics Journeyman

Joined: February/02/2006
Status: Offline
Points: 420

The Redfield Widefield was one of Redfield's better scopes at that time.  I had one up on a Remington .30-06, and it worked fine.  Today's scopes are better and brighter, however.  That's why I "traded up" and no longer have that scope. 

 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "Question about older Redfield Scopes"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
Older Redfield Scopes RRMan03 Rifle Scopes 0 11/25/2006 3:24:04 AM
Compare Older Redfield scopes RRMan03 Rifle Scopes 3 11/26/2006 6:45:29 PM
old Redfield spottig scope Chris in NorCal Spotting Scopes 0 1/12/2007 4:39:46 PM
Help with old Redfield scope- ivanhoe1 Rifle Scopes 4
Redfield Scope Question eastoverfarm Rifle Scopes 2 2/17/2007 1:12:17 PM
older zeiss scope fix/upgrade question harlikwin Rifle Scopes 10 11/7/2006 1:24:28 PM
Old Redfield 6x18 Scope rspeters Rifle Scopes 11
Old Redfield 3200 vs modern scopes? M77 Rifle Scopes 2
Old Redfield Scope 4 x 12 need help Fletchman Rifle Scopes 2
Information Sought on Older Redfield Pizza Bob Rifle Scopes 0

This page was generated in 0.344 seconds.