Re: thoughts on a new shotgun scope
I would too go with the 2-7. It's more compact, and I can't really see needing the little extra power.
I have a straight 4x on my slug gun. Not because I think it is the best, but because I had it on hand. I could see at times needing a little extra power, but so far I haven't needed it. I normally only hunt with my slug gun where the shots will be close.
The only benifit I could see going with the 3-9 would be a little extra weight to tame the recoil. I have both a cantalevered barrel and an open sighted barrel for my mossberg 500. You can really tell the difference in recoil. The one with the scope is bad. The open sighted barrel is near intolerable. I've only ever shot 3 shots out of it.
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