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  • n. Plural form of scope.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scope.


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  • Yes | No | Report from matt wasson wrote 5 weeks 1 day ago love the. 30-06! bolt action too! synthetic stock, and a very nice scope (no brand mentioned) but as far as nice is concerned ... you get what you pay for in scopes!

    I am looking to purchase a new rifle within the next 6 months.

  • You should first decide how much you want to spend on optics, then look at scopes from the major manufactures in that price range, and see what appeals to you, they all make fine scopes these days.

    I'm looking to get a new scope for a .223 rifle to coyote hunt.

  • If banning scopes is what it takes to get crossbows excepted, then so be it.

    PA Approves Crossbows For Archery Seasons

  • Clay, what you experienced with your scopes is caused by an Objective distance that is farther than the maximum distance your scope can handle before your crosshairs move off a target when you move your head.

    When is a Rifle Not Accurate Enough?

  • Remember the thing with scopes is that you get what you pay for.

    Anyone have a good scope they are looking to part with?

  • T.W. For all the information about the ballistic reticles you posted, you left out an important fact: The reticle in most scopes is calibrated in MOA at a given magnification setting.

    What's Right About Scopes? Not Much.

  • My experience with scopes is admittedly limited, but it's due to the fact that every scope I've grown up with or bought has performed very well.

    What's Right About Scopes? Not Much.

  • Both have same firearms, scopes, ammo, but we each have different eye problems in scopes and therefore whenever use the others rifle as it would have to be re-zeroed for us to shoot to point of aim.

    Too Much Accuracy?

  • Scope Ethics One argument made in favor of using high-magnification scopes is that their light-gathering ability provides hunters with a few extra minutes of shooting light at the end of the day.

    Optical Delusions

  • Governance bodies are often established without clear "scopes" -- explanatory charters, defined powers (advisory, policy or supervisory) or decision rights.



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