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I need a scope for my NEF 223

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by littlecars, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. littlecars

    littlecars tacoma wa Member

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    I just bought a NEF 223. I would like a inexpensive scope for it. It is a $190 gun so I dont want a $250 pieces of glass on top of it. any recomendation? I would like a 3 or 4 power. I am price driven and have litttle expiriance with inecpensive scopes. would I be able to get away with a rimfire scope?
  2. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member

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    You should be able to find a relatively inexpensive 3-9x40 for about $40-50. I bought a Bushnell of that power at Sportsman's not long ago. Cost me $50, but only because I wanted the matte finish (gloss black was $40). I also have a Simmons 4x32 on my 22, and it cost me $30. I think the variable power is worth the extra $$, especially since the .223 can reach out farther than the 22LR. A rimfire scope would work, but you would probably be happier in the long run with something else.
  3. ernurse

    ernurse molalla oregon Active Member

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    Put decent glass on it, you wont regret it. Just because you didnt pay a arm and a leg for it, doesnt mean it wont do its job. Theres a whole lot less moving parts etc in a NEF gun, but then thats why they be tackdrivers, and yes I own three of em as well as all your more expensive mil stuff. If you do your part, your NEF gun will outshoot most other peoles guns.
  4. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    I have one of those rifles and I put a Bushnell Banner 3-9X40 on it. It works fine. I bought both gun and scope from Bi-mart.