Scope?


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Com 45acp
June 3, 2009, 09:39 PM
Just wondering if I will be under scoped by putting a Nikon Prostaff 3-9x40 on a Remington 700 Sendero .308.
I plan to buy a better scope later (next year), but short on money. Looking to target shoot, varmint hunt and deer hunt with it. Just looking for some opinions.

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benzy2
June 3, 2009, 09:43 PM
Its a good scope for the money. It is a step or two above the China made options out there. There are many nicer scopes to pick from and for target shooting it may make it a little harder to compete but for deer and varmints it should do just fine. I wouldn't want to be shooting 1000 yard shoots with it but it should work well enough until you can afford better.

Roadwild17
June 3, 2009, 09:44 PM
maby step up to the team primos (sp)

Com 45acp
June 3, 2009, 09:48 PM
I have the scope and can't afford another right now. When I say target shooting I mean plinking for my own enjoyment, no competition shooting.
Thanks

tjj
June 3, 2009, 09:51 PM
I'd hate to see you have to put a Prostaff on that Sendero. It deserves a little better at least. I understand being short on funds too. I'd recommend you borrow a loaner from someone if you can before spending money twice for some decent glass. You would do better with a Buckmaster or other brand offerings in that price range. I have a Monarch on mine and feel I went a little cheap as is.

Roadwild17
June 3, 2009, 09:51 PM
For the money, I think they are pretty hard to beat. It sounds like you should be good to go for out to 500yds if you have good rings.

lipadj46
June 3, 2009, 09:51 PM
This is like deja vu or something. If you want a Nikon 3-9x40 get the team primos which is a monarch with a BDC reticle for $220:

http://www.swfa.com/c-2119-nikon-team-primos-riflescopes.aspx

benzy2
June 3, 2009, 09:52 PM
It wouldn't be my ideal final scope but it should hold up just fine to the .308, it should be fairly clear and bright, and it should have fairly accurate adjustments. I would trust it for anything short of formal competition.

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