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Opinions of the BSA Sweet 22?

Discussion in 'Shooting Gear and Storage' started by Orion8472, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Well-Known Member

    Looking for opinions of the BSA Sweet 22. If you have one, please reply with your experience with this scope. Thank you!
  2. Keb

    Keb Well-Known Member

    I have their Sweet 17 and the 22. Because I shoot so much 22 I use holdover more than the dial. On the 17 I stripped the tiny turret set screw, and they fixed it for free.
  3. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the input. :)
  4. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Well-Known Member

    After doing a bit of research, . . . I can get a Nikon Prostaff Rimfire for ~$35 more.
  5. ssyoumans

    ssyoumans Well-Known Member

    Sweet 22's are $40 when they have them at sportsman guide. I have one and it works well with my 10/22. I like having an adjustable objective or side focus on my 22.
  6. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Well-Known Member

    How can they sell it for that price [whenever it is actually available on their site, that is]? Aren't they around the $130 mark, normally?
  7. Elkins45

    Elkins45 Well-Known Member

    It's a BSA, and therefore it is not worth owning IMO.
  8. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Well-Known Member

    And that would be a fair assessment, I'm sure. I have an older one that has done me pretty well. Been using it on my 10/22. However, its light transmission isn't as good, and has a slightly "yellow-ish" tint, compared to my other scopes.
  9. musicman10_1

    musicman10_1 Well-Known Member

    I have one on my Remington 582 and it works just fine. I'm pretty sure I paid under $50 when I bought mine a few years ago.

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