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Target Varmit scope suggestions ? #7027495
10/25/20 07:16 PM
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Got a little gun build I'm doing and I really want a certain look for the gun. Main thing I want is one of those long target varmint style scopes. You could used to find one fairly cheaply from BSA but seems everyone has moved over to the more compact tactical style scopes.
Considering the barska or tasco target varmints due to the price (it's a .22lr fun gun so it dosent need to have the best tracking or anything) it I've heard alot of mixed reviews on barska and t agave a tasco target varmint already I just don't like the way the SO is set up Anyone have any suggestions for a scope model that would fit the look I'm wanting ?

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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027520
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I would recommend spending a little more and looking at the vortex hog hunter

Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027534
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I have a Nikon prostaff .22 rimfire model. It has holdover dots that you can go on the Nikon site and enter your specific brand and load and get a ballistic holdover range for each circle reticle. I have it on a .22 magnum and even though it is a .22 long rifle they still have load and holdover data for it. Great glass and parallax range for .22's.

Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027582
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Wolfie, scopes tend to get larger as their magnification increases. Look for scopes with magnification up to 24x or so, and you've found a big scope.

Of course, as power and size go up, so tends to go price.

For a while you could find good deals on the old line of Leupold V-3 scopes, as they came out with their new line. Don't know if there are any left.

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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027585
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https://www.midwayusa.com/product/2420697365?pid=697365

this is a vortex crossfire 4-12 x40

if you want to step up to target turrets

the Vortex diamondback 4-12x40 tactical has them , nice scope I have one a rifle VMR-1 retical is MOA hash marks

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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027651
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Vortex crossfire is an awesome scope for the money. Athlon is not too shabby either


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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027678
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Leupold Rifleman 2-7x33mm - used, discontinued, eBay

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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7027702
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Looks to me arenít as important as function. Big higher power scopes without parallax adjustments are generally set at the factory to be free of parallax from 100 to 150 yards. Why this is important is because the scopes focus is also effected at ranges that are significantly different from the parallax setting. To see the effects of this look at a target of known range through a scopes with parallax adjustment and run the adjustment through its range and observe the focus of the target. So the range a non adjustable scope begins to be sharp and in focus will be at the range your rimfire begins to be ineffective due to accuracy potential. If youíre set on a big target/varmit scope make sure it has parallax adjustment so you can crank it down to reasonable rimfire ranges. And be prepared to pay more.


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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028005
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Bushnell A17. CDNN Sports has them for $70 shipped. I've bought 2 of them in the last 3 weeks. I personally think it's a lot of scope for the money. 3.5x10x36. Adjustable objective and 3 replaceable turrets. Paralax adjust down to 10 yards. Lifetime warranty. I would highly recommend for a .22 scope.

Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028448
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Originally Posted by cmcf
Looks to me arenít as important as function. Big higher power scopes without parallax adjustments are generally set at the factory to be free of parallax from 100 to 150 yards. Why this is important is because the scopes focus is also effected at ranges that are significantly different from the parallax setting. To see the effects of this look at a target of known range through a scopes with parallax adjustment and run the adjustment through its range and observe the focus of the target. So the range a non adjustable scope begins to be sharp and in focus will be at the range your rimfire begins to be ineffective due to accuracy potential. If youíre set on a big target/varmit scope make sure it has parallax adjustment so you can crank it down to reasonable rimfire ranges. And be prepared to pay more.


Well I do want a AO just not the way those are, would really prefer a side adjust if possible. Honestly I have a pretty good list of optics that will work just fine functionally but again this is going to be one of those things where I do want it to look certain way. Just for ascetics . Anyone mess with Muller optics? Liking this model scope of there's but for the price tag having a hard time justifying it for a. 22lr lol.
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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028675
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Thor4, the one i want
Its 2000$ so ill be waiting a few months lol

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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028677
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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Tactical.20] #7028724
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Originally Posted by Tactical.20
Thor4, the one i want
Its 2000$ so ill be waiting a few months lol


I've got a thor4 on order, it's been almost a month. I'm going to make a drive to Illinois pretty quick.

Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028839
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Get on Ebay and get one that you like the looks of (probably a used one ) I hear the older BSA Jap ones were OK .Its a 22 so you are not going Musk Ox hunting in the Northwest Territories .Probably less than $100. The only failures I have experienced are Simmons .Hope you get the right look if you do you will pack it .


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Re: Target Varmit scope suggestions ? [Re: Wolfdog91] #7028895
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Weaver V24 A/O Fine duplex should be about $300. But the parallax adjustment is on the objective bell. I have one I bought at a gun show for $250 I use it for accuracy verification on ďprojects ď
Also have a BSA sweet 223 that fits your parameters A/O also up front, works well on prairie poodles out to 300 or so. I think I gave $130 for it. Canít vouch for durability as I havenít shot that particular rifle that much. The weaver is bullit proof up to 300RUM and 7WSM in a six pound rifle that was a viscous kicker. Good luck with the quest.


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