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NCStar Scope 3-12x56 on 30-06?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by clearconscience, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a NCStar SEFB31256G 3-12x56 on ebay I won the bid for $40 so I figured it was a good enough deal. I'm putting it on my H&R 30-06.

    The rifle kicks like a mother, so my question is will this scope hold up?

    I'm new to scopes so I could use some advise. I'm a broke rifleman so don't get on me too much about being such a cheapo.

    Thanks,
     
  2. finch6013

    finch6013 Oregon City Active Member

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    I cant saly for the 30-06 But I had an NCStar on an Ak and it worked better than some expensive ones I have owned
     
  3. ron22250

    ron22250 Newberg Member

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    I've heard from several dealers they won't take a lot of recoil. Get out this summer and practise with it and you'll find out if it's going to take the punishment or not.
     
  4. BrianL

    BrianL Hermiston Active Member

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    I have had very good luck with NCStar. I have a 3-9x40E on my 30.06 for about 4 years. A 2.5x30 (long eye relief) on a M91/30, and a 2-7x32E (long eye relief) on a 8mm Mauser. I have two friends that have them on M38's. We have all taken them hunting and we think there great for the money. Absolutely no problems.
     
  5. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the feedback. I should receive the scope this week so I will probably take it to the range next weekend and get it sighted in. This isn't a shoot all the time gun and I haven't had any issues with NCStar scopes in the past on .223s so it should work well. And for $40 I can't lose.

    Thanks