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    Red dot scope

    Looking to change things around a little, most of my 22 shooting at the moment is possums he dogs have treed. Wanting to change from the usual 3-9*40 to a red dot to get the buggers as they move up the trunks before they can find cover in the thick canopy. Anyone got s cheap red dot lying around? Never used red dots before so some ideas could be handy from those in the know

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    Got a vortex sparc on a ruger 10/22, rate it highly small bright dot without ghossting excellent with a barrel mounted spotlight at night. Dont have the possums but rabbits to 80 yards are easy. Some cheap ones are under $50 they may be ok but ive seen some with orangie brown dots that are more teardrop shaped.

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    Had a konus atomic on a 44mag and the Mrs has a nikko on her 7,62x39 they are ok. On the highest level they can have a slight halo around the dot. But had an EO Tech that did the same and that wasn't cheap.
    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to draw it back.

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    Hay mate i have a redfield unit surplus to requirements

    specs Redfield CounterStrike Red Dot Riflescope - Hunting and Outdoor Supplies.

    make an offer in as new condition

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    Quote Originally Posted by 199p View Post
    Hay mate i have a redfield unit surplus to requirements

    specs Redfield CounterStrike Red Dot Riflescope - Hunting and Outdoor Supplies.

    make an offer in as new condition
    Offers around?

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    Quote Originally Posted by k262626 View Post
    Offers around?
    How dose $250 shipped sound?

    Op has 1st option tho

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    Highly rate my sparc 2
    Only thing it doesn't like is water on lenses so I'm going to make a wetsuit cover for it
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    Just make sure it's a good red-dot, otherwise the dot will wash out when you're spotlighting the possum

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    Use the shotgun for the possums
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    @199p bit more than was thinking sorry.
    @FatLabrador can't use the shotgun as its I'm on doc land occasionally, shouldn't have the 22 either but running subs at least it doesn't disturb anyone. Also the fact I don't have a shotgun.... Hole in the gun safe that's let to be filled
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    Cheers for the replies folks, found one at the back of the spare parts drawer! No idea where that came from but hey that will fitted bill

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    By a shotgun instead of a red dot sight

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    By a shotgun instead of a red dot sight
    O so Tempting.... When I get a shotgun I'll want to spend a lot more than I do on a red dot

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    You can get a half decent pump action for $300. Don't go cheap on a semi auto or you will regret it.

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    Get a old single shotty for 80 then when u get a good shotty (weatherby SA 08) then u can modify the old single shot for shits n giggle, chop it down use cut shells
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