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.30-06
November 30, 2015, 21:30
Whats a good scope for a Model 70 in 300 Win?

Thanks

randy762ak
November 30, 2015, 22:54
I guess its a question of --HOW MUCH!! As in How much do you want to spend>??


Nightforce--Ziess--Stiner---MUUmmm

I Have a Lupold On My Hi end Remington 22 and I like it..

I have an old timy steel tube weaver On my classic 25-06 built on a Springfield 1903 action its a 10X wonderful classic outfit !

Invictus77
November 30, 2015, 23:04
I guess its a question of --HOW MUCH!! As in How much do you want to spend>??

I could not think of a good answer to this question earlier, but Randy summed it up perfectly.

IMHO - The bottom end of "decent" scopes are Simmons. From there you can go up by a factor of 5 or maybe 10 in price and in some cases quality too by that factor.

Your purpose and budget are needed for anyone to give a legitimate answer to the question (e.g. "What is the best 3x9x40 for whitetail hunting under $300?")

TedMckay
December 01, 2015, 00:13
I am a huge fan of Zeiss . I own several of the Zeiss conquest model . Call Les Zabo at redhawk rifles or email . Redhawk rifles out of junction city colorado has the best deals on glass around . I recently picked up a 6x25x50 rapid z 800 for 699.00 . Nightforce is overrated , german glass is better than Japanese glass any day .

TedMckay
December 01, 2015, 00:17
There is my long range rifle with zeiss scope .

rcnpthfndr
December 01, 2015, 04:17
what are its intended uses and max ranges?

I have a USO 3-17x58 on my 300wm but I shoot beyond 1200m at steel most of the time. IIRC it was 3300.00. but the scope was built with that in mind for me by USO.

I would look at Vortex, new Leupold lines, etc if your intended use was hunting and dabbling in LR shooting.

Texgunner
December 01, 2015, 09:38
I've read a lot of great reviews for the Weaver Super Slam 2-10x42. I think Natchez still has them of $280 shipped. That's a pretty big discount iirc.

hagar
December 01, 2015, 10:02
I've read a lot of great reviews for the Weaver Super Slam 2-10x42. I think Natchez still has them of $280 shipped. That's a pretty big discount iirc.

I'd go with this choice also. Go smaller in magnification, not larger, since you probably will not shoot prone 1000 yard matches off a bipod. Weaver makes excellent scopes.

nearmisses
December 01, 2015, 19:48
The real question is what are you using the rifle for. Till you tell us that it's all moot. Hunting open country? Target work? Make sure you set the eye relief a safe distance. More customers have been bitten by the 300 Win than any other I know of. Sudden and fast.

What Artful says below rings true with me too Make Mine Leupold whatever the task!

Artful
December 02, 2015, 11:16
After reading reviews about customer service and coverage by some of the various scope makers - I wouldn't do nightforce and I've shot my friends and compared to some of the other makers and you can get just as good glass.
I'm going to recommend Leupold. I have on my long range guns, a Vortex,
A Millet, A Burris and a Leupold.

Don't be suckered into too much power/weight unless it's a range toy.
If you have to carry it every ounce counts.

.30-06
December 05, 2015, 03:26
I guess its a question of --HOW MUCH!! As in How much do you want to spend>??

I'm willing to spend something in the neighborhood of $600. I'm moving soon to a free state, so I'm gonna have to save up for other toys that aren't legal in my home state :biggrin:

RG Coburn
December 05, 2015, 11:35
I wouldn't monkey around with anything Simmons. The quality just isn't there.
I'm kinda shopping myself,for a decent scope for my 06'....and my .308.
I am looking at $200-250 range...probably Burris,Redfield,or Leupold. Maybe Vortex. Getting decent rings and bases are right up there too.

tac-40
December 05, 2015, 11:39
Well, I purchased a Zeiss Terra 3x9x42 when they first came out. Love it. It won't replace my bigger and higher end Leupolds, but it is a good scope with great glass.

And they are on sale now for the holidays.

http://www.amazon.com/Zeiss-3-9x42-Reticle-Hunting-522701-9920-000/dp/B00F0EU5GA

http://www.craftys.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Ruger-18.jpg

Right Side Up
December 05, 2015, 12:01
$600 will get you in the range of a nice 4.5-14 Leupold Vari-X 3.

Texgunner
December 05, 2015, 12:36
I bought one of these for my Husqvarna .30-06. It seemed like a lot of glass for the money. I think this is close to half-price?

http://www.eurooptic.com/zeiss-conquest-3-9x40-zplex-reticle-hunting-turrets-matte-black-5214609920.aspx

I scanned quickly through the reviews; pretty impressive I'd say.

ftierson
December 05, 2015, 12:56
I've been a big fan of the Nikon Buckmasters 4.5-14x40mm SF scopes...

Having said that, I just ordered a Vortex 3-12x42mm Diamondback HP scope (which has the side-focus/parallax adjustment) from Optics Planet through Amazon for about $220 delivered.

We'll see how it pans out, but everything that I've read about them has been positive and I use a bunch of Vortex red-dot sights that I've been very happy with... And Vortex's customer service is second to none...

My plan it to put this on a Winchester Model 70 Featherweight in 6.5x55mm, using Leupold bases and rings...

For what it's worth...

Forrest

denny
December 07, 2015, 01:50
3x9 Leupold is good quality , a 3x15 Nightforce would be great.
Denny

ArtBanks
December 26, 2015, 05:31
With a couple dozen Leupold MK4s in the herd, they rule the roost.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_0321_zpsk6labvyb.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_0321_zpsk6labvyb.jpg.html)

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_0118_zpsq1c55fgt.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_0118_zpsq1c55fgt.jpg.html)

Semper Fi
Art

raubvogel
December 26, 2015, 20:28
Where did you get this buttcheek raising thingie? How much was it?
http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_0118_zpsq1c55fgt.jpg

Illurian00
December 26, 2015, 21:03
This outfit will build to specs. If you have to ask how much,,,,

http://marchscopes.com/

SAFN49
December 26, 2015, 23:50
I'm willing to spend something in the neighborhood of $600. I'm moving soon to a free state, so I'm gonna have to save up for other toys that aren't legal in my home state :biggrin:

Once again, what are you going to use it for? It makes a huge difference.
If it just a GP scope for hunting and target shooting you can't beat a Leupold Gold Ring in whatever. If you are looking for a fixed power target scope, or a variable power tactical scope it makes a huge difference. For all around use go with a Gold Ring.

Right Side Up
December 27, 2015, 01:17
Purdy stuff there ArtBanks. :bow:

ArtBanks
December 27, 2015, 09:00
[QUOTE=raubvogel;4159404]Where did you get this buttcheek raising thingie? How much was it?

Tac-Pro Canada. I have them on 6 or 7 M14s at the moment. I have been replacing the TNVC soft risers as finances allow. They run between 80 and 100 bucks with shipping last I checked.

I haven't tried raising a Buttcheek with one yet, but I suppose if that's what you want to do , it would work for that too. What ever blows your skirt up.

Semper Fi
Art

ArtBanks
December 27, 2015, 09:05
Heck, I even use Leupold on those old FAL thingies. This one has been on for over 20 years. Don't use it much, but it's there.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_0899_zpsa278b1cb.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_0899_zpsa278b1cb.jpg.html)

ftierson
December 27, 2015, 12:31
[QUOTE=raubvogel;4159404]Where did you get this buttcheek raising thingie? How much was it?

Tac-Pro Canada. I have them on 6 or 7 M14s at the moment. I have been replacing the TNVC soft risers as finances allow. They run between 80 and 100 bucks with shipping last I checked.

I haven't tried raising a Buttcheek with one yet, but I suppose if that's what you want to do , it would work for that too. What ever blows your skirt up.

Semper Fi
Art

:)

Forrest