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Decent Scope for a .22

Discussion in 'Scopes & Optics' started by spectra, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Just picked up a Ruger .22 bolt and going to use it with a can. Looking for a decent scope for it that wont cost to much if that is possible. Anyone have any dealing with the Nikon P-22?
     
  2. Reno911

    Reno911 Hillsboro Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I love my sweet 22 by BSA. Surprisingly clear glass for the price point. Turrets preset for common ammo compensations.
     
  3. Jered33

    Jered33 albany Member

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    Just put a Redfield Revolution on my bolt action Ruger 22 mag with a can. Very nice and made in Oregon
     
  4. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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  5. Plinker300

    Plinker300 Spokane, WA Member

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    I bought a Nikon Prostaff Target EFR for my Ruger 10/22 with an integral suppressor. Its perfect for my needs...
     
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    009 Jellystone road sw Member

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    I know This Is Gonna Get Some Laughs; But The Best Cheap Straight Power I Have Ever Had Is The Simmons 4x 22 Mag Scope. And I mean Cheap In Cost! But Worked Real Well, I was Totally Surprised. Don't know About The Simmons 22 mag in 3-9x.
     
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  7. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I have a Simmons 22 mag 3-9 x 40 on a air rifle. It has a lot of parallax but for a $40 scope I guess its not bad. I wouldn't buy another one. Its probably the nicest $40 scope I have ever bought, Still a $40 scope.
     
  8. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have their 5.56 version scope and love the reticle, this .22LR version looks pretty cool.

    Introducing the Primary Arms ® 6X Scope with the Patented ACSS® 22LR Reticle!

    ACSS® (Advanced Combined Sighting System) is a giant leap forward in reticle design that utilizes bullet drop compensation correlated with range estimation and wind holds in one simple system. The ACSS ®reticle increases first hit ratio and decreases time on target. This scope is specifically designed for 22LR rifles, range clays, cans, bottles, and more! It is the perfect optic for plinking or hunting.
    • Tube Diameter: 1"
    • Magnification: 6X
    • Exit Pupil: 5.2mm
    • Eye Relief: 3.2"
    • Field of View: 17.5 ft @ 100 yds
    • Click Value: 1/4 MOA
    • Waterproof
    • Fog resistant
    • Black anodized matte finish
    • Length: 9.25"
    • Weight: 12 oz
    • Protective bikini covers included
    • Three-year manufacturer warranty

     
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  9. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I put a bushnell trophy 3x9 on mine but mostly because it was slightly abused before I got it but the glass is still clear and it holds a good zero.
     
  10. Bookmark Man

    Bookmark Man Grants Pass, Oregon Member

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    My 10/22 carries a Tasco World Class 4-16. Been on it for thousands of rounds.
     
  11. Tbucket

    Tbucket Olympia,Wash. Active Member

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    Mueller makes a great low cost scope.
     
  12. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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  14. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Well I saw the Nikon and liked the glass but not the price point.... The Bushnell looks nice but so does the Primary Arms one.....I have a Primary Arms scope now and the glass is not bad for the price.

    So what do you guys with the Bushy think of the glass?
     
  15. Plinker300

    Plinker300 Spokane, WA Member

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    Your best bet for shopping might be to head down to Cabelas in Tualatin and handle some scopes in person. I went to the one close to me- they have a great selection of stuff in stock, even if you don't buy it there..
     
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  16. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I am a fan of the Bushnell AR scopes. I have one in 3 - 12 x 40 and a 4.5 - 18 x 40 plus the .22 scope. For $100 optics I dont think they can be beat. Are they comparable to a $600 Leupold? No, but for the dough they are a winner.
     
  17. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Well picked up a Vortex for a great price. Might be a little to much for the .22 but will see how it works out. I figured for the price I could move it onto another rifle if it did not work out. Only paid 150 for it so noit going to lose on it.
     
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    coyotecaller Active Member

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    They are frequently posted up on Craigslist. That would be a place worth looking at.
     
  19. erslll

    erslll Hermiston OR Active Member

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    Which Vortex?
     
  20. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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