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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 20:00
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I recently bought a Ruger Frontier. I was curious if I could use a pistol scope in place of a scout scope? I like the Nikon EER and the Bushnell Elite 3200 variables. I am looking for a variable. I cannot seem to find a variable "scout scope", only variable pistol scopes with extra long eye releifs. Any suggestions???? Thanks.
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A lot of variable pistol scopes will have too much eye relief for a scout application.  Elite 3200 2-6x32 definitely has too much eye relief.  Not sure about the Nikon.  If memory serves me right, Burris 2-7x26 pistol scope should work OK.

All in all, though, scout rifles are at their best with low magnification scopes such as dedicated scout scopes from Leupold (2.5x28) and Burris (2.75x20).

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Attn: cbighill and any Ruger M77 Frontier scout owners........I just posted some comments in the "members tests and reviews" section under cbighill`s original post dated 1/27/07 concerning the EER/ scout scope for his Ruger!............If any Ruger Frontier owners see this, please also go to the "members tests and reviews" section on this site and see my comments.................Big Squeeze! 
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