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I'm looking for a scope for my 22-250 any thoughts or ideas? I'm looking at the Leupold VXIII series not sure what all is out there thought. Thanks
 

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Can't go wrong with a Leupold. For varmint hunting a 3x9 will do most anything you need unless your shooting consistantly beyond 300yds. For long range shooting look at the 6.5x20 or save a few bucks and go with the 6x18
 

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4X12 may serve your purposes as well. Nikon is another scope to consider. Of course, there is always Schmidt & Bender and Swarovski.
 

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While I have always been a big Leupold fan, I recently acquired a Burris Fullfield 2 scope with their Ballistic Plex reticle in 4.5-14 power. I like it a lot!! Very high quality optics with a lifetime garantee just like Leupold. Give it a look!!

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Lots of good glass out there and some real junk also. Leupold VarX-lll is great glass. Just got flyer from Midway and they have the X-lll 3.5x10x40 on sale for $399.00, and the X-lll 4.5x14x40 for $429.99. Darn good prices on these units. Have Leupold VX-lll on all of my 22-250's and really like them. Good luck in whatever you choose.

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Check out the new Trijicon Accupoint rifle scopes.

I have a a 2.5 - 10 X 56 (30mm tube) that is fantastic. List price is $950, I paid $700. Great optics, very clear and remarkable light gathering abilities.
Illuminated reticle makes it great in really dark situations.

If not that - Zeiss

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I have a 6.5-20 Leupold on my 22-250 and like it, but I think the more power on that kind of gun the better. I like to see the whites of thier eyes.

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I have a Leupold (pronounced "Lew-poled" and NOT "Lee-a-poled") X-lll 4.5 x 14 and it's one of the nicest, clearest scopes that I've ever owned. Can't go wrong with Leupold.

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I have a Savarski 6x18 on mine can't be beat. Also have a monark 6x20 on another one which is just about as good
 

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VXIII, 3.5X10......4.5X14......6.5X20......your choice, depends on what you plan to use the rifle for and how much magnification you want? They're all the same top quality.

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I like Leopold. That being said the last two I bought were Nikon. They seem eito be clearer and are a smidge cheaper. I also have one ziess. It is goos but a tad $$$$$.
 

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With just two exceptions, I use nothing but Leupolds and as an outdoor writer, am able to deal directly with Leupold. I ordered a scope just last week for a rifle I bought just to have one in my collection and was hesitant to go with a less costly VX-I but was also reluctant to invest a lot of money in a scope for a rifle I might never shoot. My contact person and I had a discussion about the quality of Leupold's current model line and I learned that when the Leupold variable-power scope model names were changed from "Vari-X" to "VX" a few years ago, it was because of improvements in lenses and coatings that had become available. As a result, today's VX-I transmits more light and has cleared optics than the Vari-X II of years gone by. Today's least-costly Rifleman series basically is the former Vari-X I.

In fairness, I have to say that I have an older Bausch & Lomb 4200 Elite (which is the current Burris 4200 Elite) 6-24x on a .22-250 and it is right up there with a Leupold.

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I have a same as new with SUN SHADE 50 MM lens, Matte Finish 6.5X20 Leupold
If you haven't bought one yet, let me know, I will sell $75.00 les that retail When you buy this scope you don't get the SUN SHADE Which is worth from $35.00
to $50.00

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You know, it might be Bushnell that now makes the Elite 3200 and 4200. But Burris is owned by the same company so who knows...

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Hello Bob 31

I have the Leupold 6.5X20, I also have 2 Burris Target scopes in Gloss finish
theses are nice scopes, 44 mm, one is a 10 power with a dot and very fine cross hairs, the other one is a 6X18 with cross hairs, any interest please e-mail me.

Thanks

David
 

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Nightforce is the best scope out there hands down.The only problem is you can buy 3 nice leupolds for the price of one Nightforce.
 

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I had a 6.5-20 AO leup. on my 22-250 and was able to connect on chucks out to 450 lazered yds. (fair amount of luck involved too) I went to the nightforce 12-42 Must say I'm obsessed. I recomended the 4.5-14 to a friend for a 204 ruger, the model he bought has no adjustable objective and I am not impressed. So, you definatly want the AO. I would look hard at the 8.5-25. My leup was about forty bucks more than the rifle it went on top of. Don't ask about the NF

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Okay, fly in the ointment here:

I have a Leopold 6.5 x 20 on one of my seventeens and it is a nice scope. However, I have a Sightron 4 x 16 with a fine wire and a 3/8 min. dot on my .17 Tactical and it is a really really nice scope. Plus, you can send the scope to a fellow whose name I have forgotten in New Mexico and he will put dots on the wire for your load at different ranges. Send him a long sheet of butcher paper with groups at different ranges and he will put the corresponding dot on the wire for you. Neat for long range varmints. Quicky
 
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