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Author Topic: Two New Inexpensive Scopes  (Read 423 times)

Offline BoBallistic

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Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« on: August 05, 2017, 03:26:22 PM »
Just got in today a the Nikon Buckmaster II with the BDC (circles) and yesterday picked up a Sig Sauer Whiskey 3. Both scopes are 3-9X x 40mm with a 1 inch tube...both weight the exact same and both are with in .2 inch difference in length...very similar scope...the reticule on the Whiskey 3 is similar to a 4A style reticule....the Nikon does not have the fast focus ring and has the Leupold VX2 and 3 focus bell where you keep turning the bell housing until you like what you see....the SS Whiskey 3 has the fast focus ring. They have about the same eye relief distances.  But eye relief is critical in both scopes, you got to get it set right or you will have a black ring to deal with...both scope are clear and a bell edge to edge with little color differences. The Nikon does seem to a bit brighter but not by much....

Have been outside and comparing the two and trying to get them set up for my eyeball.....easy adjustments on both scopes....so where do I recommend these scope....humm...will compare them again and again and will probably put the Nikon Buckmaster II on the CZ 512 Tactical....and put the Sig Sauer in the scope pile awaiting assignment for a rifle.....I would say that they would be good on a 308 and down smaller caliber...both are very inexpensive and I do worry about the recoil factor for both of them...

Forgot to mention go the Nikon Buckmaster II with BDC to my door for $111 to $112 and got the Sig Sauer Whisky 3 at my local AR Shop for $200 that included tax....Compared to today's exotic scopes, with their 50 to 56 mm Objective Diameters a simple 40mm will seem small...but it works...
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Re: Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2017, 04:15:41 PM »
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Re: Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2017, 02:38:30 PM »
the $100 scopes of today were the $200+ scopes just a few years ago. enjoy
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Re: Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2017, 02:44:48 PM »
These two inexpensive scopes both are made in the Philippines....so Yari you are on to something....
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Re: Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 05:41:30 AM »
Nice and enjoy...you'll be looking for a few more 308's.... @--0--0105
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Re: Two New Inexpensive Scopes
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 07:34:24 AM »
I have been partial to the Nicon scopes for many years and when the BDC came out they were in the $300-$350 range and I do agree with yari, these are now the $100-$150 range scopes now.  As new models come to market and sales volume increases prices go down. The same with cell phones and computer lap tops as well.
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