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Hi guys. I've been given a nice little CVA scout 2 carbine in a 35 Remington that I'd like to top with a scope and work up loads for over the next year. Here's my criteria:

Shooting will be in dense pines at 100 yards or less.

Low light ability is the most important aspect.

I'd like to stay at $300 or below.

The rings included with the rifle fit a 44mm or smaller objective.

I've thought about a fixed power scope, but I've never owned one. A 3-9 would be fine also.


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For the ranges you state, you probably can't get this quality glass from anything else out there for that price.

http://www.samplelist.com/Valdada-IOR-4x32-Hunting-Rifle-Scope-DEMO-C-P78487.aspx
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Originally posted by DCAMM94 DCAMM94 wrote:

For the ranges you state, you probably can't get this quality glass from anything else out there for that price.

http://www.samplelist.com/Valdada-IOR-4x32-Hunting-Rifle-Scope-DEMO-C-P78487.aspx


+100 ^. That is one fine scope (but it is also a tad heavy steel tube). I do think a fixed power would be perfect though.
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Sounds like the direction I'll be taking. Thanks guys.

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If its brush a 2-7 is a good choice
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/23/2014 at 18:00
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Any 2-7 is a great choice. I especially like the Bushnell Elite 2-7. My son has one on his 7-08 and it a great scope.
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