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Scope Suggestions?

Post by Big Woods » Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:42 pm

Looking to upgrade my scope. I like the Nikon Bolt as it has good reviews and appears compact but the lack of a speed dial (and to a lesser degree lack of illumination) is kind of a deal breaker. Does anyone have any suggestions for other scopes to consider?

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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by Carnivorous » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:04 pm

Leupold VXR or Leupold Mark AR are my preferred scopes. :)
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by nchunterkw » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:25 pm

Hawke XB30 SR Pro. Has everything you want - speed ring and illuminated reticle (which i love). Comes in very handy if you go after game with a dark brown or black hide, and obviously in low light.
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by IronNoggin » Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:00 pm

nchunterkw wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:25 pm
Hawke XB30 SR Pro. Has everything you want - speed ring and illuminated reticle (which i love). Comes in very handy if you go after game with a dark brown or black hide, and obviously in low light.
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by longbow joe » Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:42 pm

How much do you have to spend
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by Normous » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:04 pm

Whatever you buy, I suggest you be aware of the high cost of a cheap scope.

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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by vixenmaster » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:17 pm

Jusabit of info, i have a Leupold Patrol it has the red dot n its a 1x4 30mm tube. Unless you have good eyes you cannot see the small hash marks in scope in darker timber or early mornin late afternoon. I have a Speed Comp530IR made by Hawke has red Ill. that lites up the 20-30-40-50 n 60 yds marks n i like it well
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by Matrix355er » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:50 pm

What scope do you have now?
I am happy with my Tact Zones on both my bows.
Sure there may be better scopes out there but they have never let me down.
I find they do everything i need until Maybe the very last light.
I have some fine scopes on my rifles.
I have not felt i have to upgrade.

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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by SEW » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:32 am

Carnivorous wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:04 pm
Leupold VXR or Leupold Mark AR are my preferred scopes. :)
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by USAF Ret in Wis » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:56 am

From what I understand, these are Hawke scopes made for Trophy Ridge: SpeedComp XV530IR Crossbow Scope

I have 2 on my Scorpyds, and like them. I think I paid $114 for them off , vs $299 for a Hawke
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by nchunterkw » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:12 am

Another reason I like Hawke is for the 1/2MOA adjustment versus the 2MOA adjustment of a Tact Zone. The bows are capable of much better than +/- 2MOA .
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Re: Scope Suggestions?

Post by vixenmaster » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:10 am

I also use a non Ill. scope, its a Loopy vx1 2x7 heavy duplex. It lets you see til after legal shootin light, in fact i can see well enuff to shoot when i can't tell if'en the tick toter had small antlers
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