Which Vintage Scope?


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planetmobius
February 21, 2013, 11:57 AM
Just picked up a beautiful 1950 Mannlicher Schoenauer in 9.3x62. It is equipped with a Steyr swing out scope mount and a period correct Weaver K8 60-B. My problem is that the 8x scope is far too much magnification for the terrain in which I hunt so I would like to replace it with something with a bit less. However, the current scope is 15.5" long with a 1" tube that is 9" between the bells. My scope rings measure 6.75" from front edge to rear edge. I have looked at every other scope that I own and none have a tube long enough to accommodate the spread of the rings. Any suggestions on a scope that might work?

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rcmodel
February 21, 2013, 12:08 PM
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Weaver-K-2-5-Vintage-Rifle-Scope-60-B-/160977430557?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item257b00a81d

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Weaver-3x-K3-C3-Rifle-Scope-USA-Steel-Tube-Minty-/170988613573?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27cfb72fc5

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Weaver-K4-C3-Rifle-Scope-/290864263061?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43b8dc6f95

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Redfield-4x-Scope-w-Post-reticle-Denver-CO-Rare-/200897452180?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2ec66bd894

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Redfield-4X-Vintage-Rifle-Scope-3-4-Tube-/130852838316?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e776fdbac

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kahles-Helia-4-L2-Rifle-Scope-Austria-Vintage-/380446003135?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5894594fbf

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Haxby
February 21, 2013, 12:47 PM
If you want to go with a new scope, SWFA carries the Leupold 3X20.

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