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Scopes

Post by UPSMAN » Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:50 pm

I need to replace the dead zone scope on an Excalibur Axe. I haven't hunted in a few years. What's everyone's go to scope? I need something with multiple aimpoints and preferably illuminated. Let's hear it.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Hatchet » Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:45 am

I have a Twilight Deluxe on one of my Axes and it's a nice scope. Google Wyvern take off scope or call Dave if your looking for a good deal. He usually has a few different scopes available.
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Re: Scopes

Post by robertyb » Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am

I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Hester0305 » Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:58 pm

For multiple aiming points I would go with the Tact 100. Or a Vortex crossfire II crossbow scope they seem to get great reviews
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Re: Scopes

Post by Al in Mi » Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:08 pm

robertyb wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am
I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
Do you need their rangefinder to set those 8 dots?

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Re: Scopes

Post by Stab 'em » Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:10 pm

Al in Mi wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:08 pm
robertyb wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am
I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
Do you need their rangefinder to set those 8 dots?
Here's the link to the scope on the Sig website. It looks somewhat promising, but I'd like to know if the electronics/battery goes down what is the outcome. In most situations we would use a crossbow in (hunting and target shooting close to the house and close to a store to get more batteries) the benefits of the this probably outweigh any potential faults. The only other question I have is with only 80 moa travel, it seems like it may limit your range to 60 yards with a slow bow unless the magnification is turned down?

https://www.sigsauer.com/store/sierra3bdx-2-5-8x32-mm.html

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Re: Scopes

Post by robertyb » Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:36 am

Al in Mi wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:08 pm
robertyb wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am
I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
Do you need their rangefinder to set those 8 dots?
Nope you don't. The scope will work well all by itself.
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Re: Scopes

Post by robertyb » Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:38 am

Stab 'em wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:10 pm
Al in Mi wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:08 pm
robertyb wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am
I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
Do you need their rangefinder to set those 8 dots?
Here's the link to the scope on the Sig website. It looks somewhat promising, but I'd like to know if the electronics/battery goes down what is the outcome. In most situations we would use a crossbow in (hunting and target shooting close to the house and close to a store to get more batteries) the benefits of the this probably outweigh any potential faults. The only other question I have is with only 80 moa travel, it seems like it may limit your range to 60 yards with a slow bow unless the magnification is turned down?

https://www.sigsauer.com/store/sierra3bdx-2-5-8x32-mm.html
If you batteries went out on your scope you would just be looking at a normal rifle scope with a single crosshair. Kentucky windage time until you install a new battery.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Owl Creek » Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:41 pm

I have a Nikon crossbow P3 . From what i read its the same as the old bolt except for the turret caps.

I like it well enough i think i may order another to rat hole back before they go extinct.
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Re: Scopes

Post by CT.HNTR » Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:19 pm

Hi UPSMAN,

I have the brand new Tact-100 scope that came with my Bulldog 440. It's brand new and I have never opened the box. If you would like it just send me a PM with your address and I will ship it to you.
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Re: Scopes

Post by UPSMAN » Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:10 pm

CT.HNTR wrote:
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:19 pm
Hi UPSMAN,

I have the brand new Tact-100 scope that came with my Bulldog 440. It's brand new and I have never opened the box. If you would like it just send me a PM with your address and I will ship it to you.
Thanks for the offer. We got a deal on a Hawke.
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Re: Scopes

Post by flightattendant100 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:04 pm

robertyb wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:28 am
I don't know how much you are willing to spend but my go to now is a Sig Sauer BDX 2.5-8x32 scope an a 1400 Kilo Rangefinder that I bought from Cameraland for $450 shipped. You can preset up to 8 aiming points at any distances you want them or let the RF tell your scope the distance and put in an aiming point for you. You can dial 2.5 to 8 power without any change in your POI also.
Well I have been looking at the Sig BDX stuff, and I just bit. I will let yall know what I think when it gets here and I have a chance to play with it some. Cant wait!

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Re: Scopes

Post by Ferguson Outfitters » Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:17 pm

Owl Creek wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:41 pm
I have a Nikon crossbow P3 . From what i read its the same as the old bolt except for the turret caps.

I like it well enough i think i may order another to rat hole back before they go extinct.
I use a Bolt and bought two P3’s for $48 each on clearance from Academy. Best thing going next to the ACOG Crossbow

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Re: Scopes

Post by Owl Creek » Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:25 pm

I will check that out, you stole those things.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Ferguson Outfitters » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:00 pm

The nikons are discontinued, they got out of the scope business

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