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Marlin 60

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by azmtnbikerxdm, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. azmtnbikerxdm

    azmtnbikerxdm Well-Known Member

    I get to pick up my first rifle today. Thanks for all the suggestions in a previous thread. I found a Marlin 60 and now I just need to find a scope to put on it. ANy decent scopes for under $300?
  2. moooose102

    moooose102 Well-Known Member

    um, yeah, TONS OF THEM!
  3. cal74

    cal74 Well-Known Member

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  4. ArmedBear

    ArmedBear Well-Known Member

    Nikon 4x32 fixed for about 100 bucks is probably the best value. Amazing optical quality for 100 bucks!

    Leupold's rimfire scopes are a great choice, too, as you go up the price scale.

    Burris Fullfield II with the Ballistic Plex reticle comes with a drop chart for .22. I have one of those and like it, too (3-9x40mm on a .30-06). A few bucks more than the Leupold rimfires, but a great choice if you want to shoot well past 50 yards.
  5. Bill B

    Bill B Member

  6. Eb1

    Eb1 Well-Known Member

    out of all the scopes I have shot on a .22 LR I like a varible 3x9, and I keep it on 6x most of the time. 6x is a good .22 LR power.

    I would suggest you getting a Bushnell Elite 3200 with Rain/Fog Guard and a FireFly reticle in 3x9. That would make an outstanding .22 LR scope. Your glass would not fog up for those chilly early morning hunts/shoots when your breath hits it. Also the reticle is just quick and very percise.

    That is my 2 cents....
  7. Chester32141

    Chester32141 Well-Known Member

    Early model Japanese Tasco OmniView ...


    I just put the twin to this scope on my Remington Fieldmaster today ... the one for sale here is New Old Stock (according to the seller) and is a darned fine scope for the money ... According to the seller it also comes w/ the rings for a 22 ... the one I have, works beautifully on my rifle ...

    I'm trying to get someone to buy his scope so I don't buy it when I don't need it :)
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  8. rangerruck

    rangerruck Well-Known Member

    I've basically got 3 scopes on my rifles, the tasco varmint series 6x24's, any old Jap made Tasco or Bushy glass,and lastly, a new made Tasco air rifle scope , spring piston adult rated, with an adjustable AO, and it is adjust down to 7 ft!!!!! all for less than 50 bucks, and can it is the golden antler series, 3x9x32 power so it is smallish, and adult spring piston air rifle rated means, recoil will not do anything to it at all, including probably any magnum round as well.
    but dont get the other golden antler series, which is a centerfire, and has no
    adjustable objective.
    For regular outstanding but nothing fancy centerfire glass, burris, Nikon, or Pentax, will all fill the bill for 150 to 200 bucks, and give you some great glass.
  9. rangerruck

    rangerruck Well-Known Member

    oh yeah, if you don't use at least 2 screw wide on each side, scope bases, and you try and use the bases that just have 1 screw going through the bottom, you are asking for scope walking-mod 60's are notorious for it. use 2 screw bases, or the widest ones you can find. if you can't find what you want that way, get weaver tip off blocks, from Kwiksites, and put them on the dovetail rail first. once you squeeze those on, put on your regular rings/mounts.
    Like this;

    this will make your scope sit kinda high, but it will not 'walk' around all
    over the place, on that rail.

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