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Are there any decent 6 inch long (or so) scopes?

Discussion in 'Shooting Gear and Storage' started by whatever, Feb 20, 2013.

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  1. whatever

    whatever Member

    Jul 20, 2004
    I have a rifle that is simply a fun rifle. Not hunting or serious target usage - just something to plink around with. That being said, i want the rifle to have a certain look to it. To accomplish that look, I want a super short scope. The front runner right now is the nikon p223 @ 8 inches long (its a fixed 3x). I would prefer at least a 4x if not more, but since this is purely a fun gun i am going to be particular about the look.

    Any 6 ish inch scopes out there that are decent?
  2. Armored farmer

    Armored farmer Member

    Mar 28, 2010
    South Eastern Illinois
    Maybe not exactly what you asked for, but a red dot scope fits at least some of your criteria: short, and great for plinking. I like them for quick shooting, and they mount well on exposed hammer guns, as they are short enough to allow access to the hammer without using a spur.

    just my $.02
  3. heeler

    heeler Member

    Dec 18, 2007
    That's pretty short.
    Go to www.swfa.com and check out the different scopes as they are very good about giving the weight and length of the brands they carry which are numerous.
  4. taliv

    taliv Moderator

    Oct 23, 2004
    acog knock offs?
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