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riflescope suggestions

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can anyone give me suggestions for a good riflescope in the range of 300$-500$. the gun that it will be placed on is a remington model 7 7mm-08. what I am looking for is a good all-around scope.

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Starts with a "L"

As in Leupold !

VX I or

VX II

Lots of other scopes out there, but

I dont even think I would look at another scope

(in that $300 to $500 range)

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Nikon Buckmaster series -- great all around

Burris line of scopes are a very good option as well

Nikons tend to have better light reflection...IMHO

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I have a Rem Model Seven in 7mm-08 too with CDL stock.. I mounted it with Leupold VX-I 2-7x33mm scope. Since you're looking for $300-500 scope you should go with Leupold VX-III 2.5-8x36mm its an all around scope and will fit on model seven nicely.

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I used to like Leupold but now all I'll buy is Nikon. Better value for the money in my opinion. A nice Monarch fits that price range of yours and you'll be very satisfied with it.

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I have owned or used all of the above. I really like the Elite series from Bushnell for the money.

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I have a couple Leupold's and just bought a Nikon for my .270 TC Pro Hunter. The Leupolds have been really good. One was returned to the factory because of a faulty zooming mechanism. Fixed at no charge. I can't wait get a crack at an antelope in two weeks with TC and the Nikon. The BDC reticle is very nice.

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I've got a Leupold VX-III 2.5x8 on my 06. Been a good scope, good light with only 36mm objective lens. To echo Harvey, check out the Bushnell Elite 4200...about 4 bills.

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Leupold or Nikon are the way to go. They have the best glass for that price range. I have a VX-II and love it. I also have a Nikon Prostaff on my slug gun and it has also proven most effective. Look at warrenties, that always helps the decision.

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Don't forget about Burris. The fullfield II falls directly in the middle of your price range and they are very good scopes. I have a Signature, and a Fullfield and they have never let me down.

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with scopes you need to remember it can be like getting a presciption, look through as many scopes as you can and find one your eye likes. a place like cabela's is nice becaseu its a big enough store to look at animals on the opposite wall to see how they transfer light for you. i personally use leupold VXIII's, but a close friend who i have often shared guns with absolutely hates them because they're "blurry"... his scope of choice is BSA, can easily afford the nicer scopes, but just prefers the 50$ BSA's. my next choice is simmon's... quite the range of constuction differences, but the they seem extremely crisp and detailed. find one your eye likes and a reticle you like, don't go off pricerange or their rated quality alone

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I have a Leupold VX III, Also a Nikon Monarch. The Nikon IMO is at least as good and also has a lifetime guarantee.

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I have a Leupold VX III, Also a Nikon Monarch. The Nikon IMO is at least as good and also has a lifetime guarantee.

Yes, but is it made in America?

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I have a Leupold VX III, Also a Nikon Monarch. The Nikon IMO is at least as good and also has a lifetime guarantee.

I have one of each also and the big differance that I see is the eye relief. The Leupold is by far better in that area.

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