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Ok i am still not sure which scope to get for my tikka t3 270 that i will be using for deer and elk hunting in eastern Oregon i have now narrowed it down to these 4, please give me some input or even something else that is in the same price range that would work well for me. Thanks

http://swfa.com/Nikon-25-10x42-Monarch-Riflescope-P42328.aspx
http://swfa.com/Nikon-3-12x42-Monarch-Riflescope-P42331.aspx
http://swfa.com/Bushnell-25-10x40-Elite-4200-Rifle-Scope-P245.aspx
http://swfa.com/Zeiss-3-9x40-Conquest-Rifle-Scope-P608.aspx





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The Ziess is the best scope out of those you have listed.  
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Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

The Ziess is the best scope out of those you have listed.  

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SWFA SS 6x42 Tactical Riflescope SWFA SS 6x42 Tactical Riflescope
Stock # - SS6X42
  • Matte
  • Mil-Dot
  • 30mm
  • Rear Focus
  • OK for .50 cal
  • 1/4 MOA
$299.95
Leupold 6x42 FX-3 Riflescope Long Range Duplex Leupold 6x42 FX-3 Riflescope
Stock # - LEU66820
  • Matte
  • Long Range Duplex
  • 1"
  • Xtended Twilight Lens System
$429.95
Bushnell 4-16x40 Elite 4200 Rifle Scope Multi-X Bushnell 4-16x40 Elite 4200 Rifle Scope
Stock # - 424164SF
  • Matte
  • Multi-X
  • 1"
  • Rainguard
  • Side Focus
  • Free Fleece Pullover (Mail-In Coupon)
$499.95
I have the three above and am really quit happy with all of them. For longer distances it helps to have some type of system to correct for trajectory and you can either dial in correction or hold over using a balistic reticle.  The down side to most balistic reticles on variable power scopes is that the thing is only true at the max power. A 6x42 is as bright of scope as you can buy any power higher than 6 with a 42mm objective will be increasingly darker in low light. I also find that if I really want more than 6x I am shooting off a solid rest and if that is the case I want more power to get a closer look to select which animal I want so I am willing to trade off loosing one power on the low end to gain 7 more power on the high end.  Also noteworthy is how much internal adjustment there is within a scope and the Super Sniper with its 30mm tube has about 120 moa of internal adjustment so you can dial in correction a very long way out or you can buy Kenton Industry knobs that are custom marked for your bullet and caliber trajectory.  http://www.kentonindustries.com/pics/ttctypes/   Put it in #2 for 200  yds put it on #4 for 400 yds pretty simple with the speed dial knobs.
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so it seems that most people like zeiss, what about meopta i have read that they make the glass for zeiss so here is another one.

http://swfa.com/Meopta-3-9x42-Meopro-Rifle-Scope-P45967.aspx
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can anyone tell me what 2nd focal plane means, both the zeiss and meopta say that?

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It means as you adjust the magnification, the reticle will stay the same size as the image gets larger
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Originally posted by bricat bricat wrote:

It means as you adjust the magnification, the reticle will stay the same size as the image gets larger

which i think is awesome.Big Grin
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Not a looser in the group, but my my personal preference goes with the conquest or 4200.
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The Zeiss is on sale at 399.00 can anyone tell me how much longer that price will be available, and if not how much will they go up when they do?
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Edited by cheaptrick - October/18/2010 at 08:48
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Our price on the Minox is cheaper. Both scopes are very good scopes for that price though.

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