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    scope for 17hmr???

    Hi all
    Looking at purchasing a half decent scope for my 17hmr, which will be used for shooting hares
    Any suggestions are welcome aswell as scope mount options??
    Cheers

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    I've had several Bushnell Banner 4-12A0 scopes and they are good value - suit the rimfires well. Have one on my 17HMR.

    The other make offering good value/performance are the Nikkos - esp the Airking or gold Crown models. Must have had a dozen Nikkos on various rimfires and have not had a dud.

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    how far are ur targets , ??
    Half decent ??? Let me think ,, yep I'd have to say night force

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    I would agree with Mudgripz on the Nikko Airking range. I have them on 22LRs and love mine. They do a 4-12 that would be ideal. Should be around $200 including a mount. I have an Arctic Fox 4-12 here somewhere that is similar price and quality but you cant really go wrong with the Nikko. As for more pricy / better grade options, the Night eaters by Nikko or the Sightron S1 may be worth a look too.
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    im running 6 nikkos and they have all been good using I think its 4x12-44 air kings on 222 and a 22 hornet well suited for what I do

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    Get a Vortex! Have one on mine awesome scope 4-16 great for the longer ranges
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    How much you want to spend. I like a Burris Fullfield 2, Burris C4 or a Nikon Monarch or Buckmaster. Many other good options, all dependant on what features and price you want.

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    Been using a little Redfield 3-9x40 Scope. Compared it to a Leupold VX1 and the Leupold was a touch brighter. The Redfield performs well and has no real poi shift through the mags.

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    VX3 Nice glass and makes those shots very easy.

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    I use a nikko 4-16x44 AO mildot on my HMR. Its great for the price. The glass isn't vortex quality at 16x def not but its a lot cheaper.

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    Cheers for that guys
    Idn???, probably looking at the, $250-$500 range, maybe 600 havnt made my mind up
    Probably wont be shooting any further out than 150-200m but I will be doing close range as well, 30-50m?

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    Mate get the Buckmaster on trade me. Decent glass for the money and a good power range with the side focus too.

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    can you send me the link?
    Cheers

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    You can match the dots with the hmr via the spot on app on the nikon web site. Pretty handy. I print mine off and laminate it for wet weather.

 

 

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