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Offline BowKiller

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Muzzeloader Scope?
« on: November 05, 2003, 08:36:00 PM »
I have a Knight .50 cal muzzelaoder and I am new to the sport of muzzeloading. I need recommendations on what type of scope to use for whitetail hunting only. I would like to stay under $125.00. Thanks!

Offline Big58cal

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Muzzeloader Scope?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2003, 10:08:50 PM »
Sorry for not getting back to you sooner on this.  I've been busier than a one-armed paper hanger!

I've got a Knight MK-85 .54 cal muzzleloader.  I've got a Simons Aetec 2.8 x 10 X 44 on it.  It's really clear and good quality scope.  I've beat the crap out of the gun while hunting, and it never looses it's zero (knock on wood!).  I think the Aetec scopes run about $150-175 though.  When it comes to scopes, you get what you pay for.  There's some really good Nikon scopes out now, that are about $150.  You may also be able to get a cheaper Leupold or Redfield for about $125-150.  I've used $30 scopes too.  You can kill deer with them, and they stay accurate, but like I said, you get what you pay for.  The difference is clarity and "fuzzy" spots.

I'm getting ready to get a .17 cal rifle for squirrel/varmit hunting.  I'm going to put a Nikon scope on it.  Probably up to about 14 power.  I don't know the exact price, but I'm expecting to pay about $175-200 for it.
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Muzzeloader Scope?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2004, 12:23:06 AM »
I have Simmons 8 points on all my rifles.......they were pretty cheap but so far they have been good scopes.
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