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What Is The Best Shotgun Scope For $150

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#1 In-Hoc



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Posted 02 January 2009 - 10:36 AM

I'm looking to change my scope on my Shotgun. I have an older Bushnell Sportview and in real cold weather and rain it will fog up something fierce, and the eye relief is only about 2"-3" I have about $150 to spend on a scope for my Remmington 870. I know that I'm not looking at top quality for the price but I also don't want something that will be worse than what I already have.

Don't get me wrong the scope I have hold true. I have had it mounted on this gun for about 7 years now and each year I think that I have to spend about 15 min and 2-3 shots before it's dialed back in and shooting 3"-4" groups again. I just don't like the fog issue and anti fog and eye relief.

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Posted 02 January 2009 - 12:39 PM

I have the Bushnell Banner scope for shot guns on my Benelli. It's a 6" eye relief ans 1.75X4 MAG on it with a duplex reticle. I believe I paid way less than $150 for it and it's held up to several boxes of 12ga sabot.
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Posted 02 January 2009 - 02:02 PM

The best scope I've used in the $150 range is the Nikon ProStaff.

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Posted 20 January 2009 - 01:29 AM

A great shotgun scope is the Nikon Pro Staff in 2-7x32mm. It has 3.8 inches of eye relief, excellent optics and tuff as nails. Plus it has a life time warranty against anything. I use them on muzzleloaders and they really work good.

Another good one is a Simmons Pro Diamond 4x32mm. While this scope is cheap, costing about $40.00 I have two of them on muzzleloaders and have not been able to break them. I have been shooting some stiff loads too.

Another good one is the Leupold Ultimate Slam. Again, excellent eye relief, excellent optics and for around $200.00. personally the Nikon is about $125.00 and is a great scope. I would go that way. You would never need another one.

Also send that foggy Bushnell back to them. They will fix it.
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