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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-28-2011, 11:44 PM Thread Starter
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i want to get a new scope for my shotgun. i was told leupold were the best. just looking for some other input.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-28-2011, 11:57 PM
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Re: new scope

you get what you pay for. many good scopes out there, but there is tons of junk ones out there.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-29-2011, 12:04 AM
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Re: new scope

Redfield is also good.They are made by leupold now!
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-29-2011, 12:16 AM
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Re: new scope

I like the Bushnell Elite I have on my slug gun.

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Re: new scope

For a shotgun, you want to look for a scope with long eye relief (to keep recoil from your eyebrow), about 4"; and low power, because most shots will be within 100 yards, usually. I have an old Redfield 1-4X on my Mossberg, and keep it on 1X most of the time.

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Re: new scope

try the Leupold VX-I 1-4x20mm . It is super, reasonably priced and lifetime guaranteed. I also have Leupold VX-2 1-4x scopes on rifles and shotgun, very good. I find I usually keep the scope on 1x (no magnification) for shotgun and DG. Fantastic field of view.

You might consider a red dot sight on a shotgun also, great in low light levels.
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