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6 years 20 weeks ago, 10:26 PM

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Long range optics

What kind of optics do I need, to take 500+ yard shots? I would realy like to be able to shoot 800 yards. Is there a good scope that someone could recomend that won't break my wallet?

6 years 20 weeks ago, 1:06 AM

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check out leupolds website. they are more expensive than some, but good quality

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 5:12 AM

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In the Leopold scope you can buy the Vari-3 6.5x20x50mm or the 8.5x25x50mm scope a lot cheaper than if you buy it in the Mark 4 model. I would go with a 20 MOA base to help with the longer distances like a 1,000 yards. I will look and see, I have found a Leopold Vari-3 8.5x25x50mm scope for $773 I will have to look and see where it is. Hope this help's.

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 7:55 AM

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!@#$%

Just shoot from the hip using those good 'ole iron sights... lol sorry somebody had to make a smartass comment and snake hadnt posted anything yet...lol

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 7:57 AM

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Why iron sights?

You don't even need those if you're shooting from the hip. Besides, my eyes are sighted-in at 7.5 miles with my ruger 10/22

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 8:16 AM

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7.5

7.5 exactly? lol thats purdy impressive... goodluck finding a scope man!

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 8:19 AM

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Scope?

We don't need no stinking scope. I lick my finger, test the wind, angle the barrel up, and lob that 22 round onto the target. Yessir, I am that good. I can kill the flea off a mouse's ass with two to the chest and one to the head at 5 miles away, in high wind, without any ammo.

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 8:48 AM

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and I probably will, in the next conversation with my friends, telling shootin' stories!! Hell--It's even a great fishin' story!! LMBFAO

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 8:22 AM

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wow...... i must say i am speechless! Ive heard of shootin' the wings off of a fly but never have I heard "shoot a flea off a mouses ass"... nicely done sir!!!

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 8:32 AM

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Oh yea check this pic out!!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24150537@N08/2288893324/

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 11:04 AM

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yep thats a 10/22 hut hut

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6 years 20 weeks ago, 9:06 PM

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SWFA Super Sniper scope it can go beond the 800 yards this is used for some of the 50 cal sniper rifles and stuff it was not much money like 270 super clear we make a bunch of these in at my work very nice scopes

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