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Old January 12, 2013, 15:31   #1
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Sportsmans guide has a 4-12X with BDC reticle on sale for 62.99. Are these any good? Could make a good long range varmit scope for my M70.
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Old January 12, 2013, 15:45   #2
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Ya get what you pay for. Buy once cry once. Look at the Nikon Monarch.
Great scopes for the money.
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Old January 12, 2013, 16:16   #3
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For $65, if you can afford it.......give it a try. If it works let us know!!

Actually, I have heard good things about the Pentax line of scopes, think it has a warranty and all as well....maybe a bother to send it for warranty exchange, but you couldn't complain for $65.
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Old January 12, 2013, 17:11   #4
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I have one on a CZ453 in .17HMR. No real test, but seems to be a great scope for the money. I am not in general a fan of cheap scopes, but this one seems to fit the bill on some rim-fires quite nicely. The glass is very nice for what you are paying.

I would expect to pulverize this thing if mounted on something with stout recoil. My uncle has one on a .308 Savage and he has had no issues. Buyer beware.
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Old January 13, 2013, 13:47   #5
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I have several on low recoil stuff. They are great for the money. Their warranty is pretty good also.

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Old January 13, 2013, 16:11   #6
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I have cheap stuff and expensive stuff. I wish I used them long enough and hard enough to have the cheap stuff fail, and the expensive stuff vindicate itself.

Maybe you should give it a try just like an experiment.

As an example, I bought a cheap red dot. Used it for a while, and then bought something else more suitable.

I was able to loan it to a Marine neighbor who bought an AR15 in the panic, without any sights at all.

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Sportsmans guide has a 4-12X with BDC reticle on sale for 62.99. Are these any good? Could make a good long range varmit scope for my M70.
How 'Bout a link. I checked Sportsman Guide and the price I saw was $71.99 (Buyer's Club) by just typing "Pentax Gameseeker" in the search box on their site and hitting the "Go" button. Here's my link. http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c....aspx?a=502864. I am not affiliated in any way, shape or form with Sportsman's Guide. Not tryn' to be a Butt-Head. Just Sayn'.

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Old January 15, 2013, 07:51   #8
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I have cheap stuff and expensive stuff. I wish I used them long enough and hard enough to have the cheap stuff fail, and the expensive stuff vindicate itself.
This is my experience with just about everything gun accessory. (As long as it works from the beginning and fits right, that is)
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I saw the ad in their catalog.
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