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Hello All, I haven't really kept up with the new scopes. I just picked up a new rifle (Ruger #1 Stainless/Walnut in 6.5x55 Swede) it has a Nikon Prostaff 2-7 on it. There are 2 silver scopes listed on the sample list a Sightron S2 3-9x40 and a Bushnell Elite 3-9x40, I know nothing about Sightron but I know about Bushnell 3200/4200 (pretty good glass). The eye relief on the Sightron would be a selling point but how does it stack up againt the "Elite"? Thanks for any opinions.
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First, welcome to the OT Forums!

Secondly, Sightron makes very nice scopes. The S2 level is a small notch beneath the Big Sky level. I have an S2 and a BS and both work just fine (although the BS is a touch better IMO). The Bushy elites are also good. I've had a 4200 Elite and there was a 3200 also. Either would work assuming the ER and tube lengths are long enough to get the scope back far enough. Some people resort to off-set rings to gain some rearward mounting latitude. Good luck scoping that Swede...sounds very nice (BTW, I love #1's). Excellent
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Forget it.....after reading the specs and doing a couple of searches, I ordered the Minox SA3 3-9x40. Hope it is as good as the write ups. Thanks to all that have contributed to the fine site,and all that keep it going.
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Good choice !  I love my Minox ...
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