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Hi all,
My first entry into bench rest type firearms as I have been busily buying class 3 the last few years.
I just bought a Savage 10FP and want to top it off with a SS scope. Only looking to spend $300-$400. I will be shooting this at 100-200 yds.
My questions are:
Which SS scope (10x40, 16x40 or 20x40)?
Any others comparable that you'd look at as well?
Millet tactical?
Thanks for all replies,
Pete 
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With what you are telling me I'd buy the 20x if it will only be used in full daylight or buy the 10x is there is a chance you will need to use it in the evening in lower light.  The 10FP is not a benchrest firearm it is a police sniper rifle but it could be used as a benchrest firearm. Benchrest guys typicaly have very high power optics and lots of sand bags. Cops need lower power optics and a bipod.

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MY mistake then, not into sand bags and that kind of stuff>>> my set up right not is a Savage 10FP, Harris S model 6-9" bipod, 1 piece moa Ken Farrell base and 1" rings with a Swift Premier 6-24x50mm scope.
The scope and rings were from my M1A platform below
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A 6-24x50 scope would be a good scope to use on that rifle.
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You must have posted the wrong picture, my 10fp doesn't look anything like that.
 The 20x is a great scope for target on the model 10fp 308, or the m0del10fp 223, or the model 110fp 7mm, or how about the 112 vlp 25 06 just to name a few. The 3x9 ss is also a perfect match on the Bush Master Preditor.
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