22lr Scopes

Discussion in 'Rimfire' started by ToddMc, Jul 8, 2017.

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  1. ToddMc

    ToddMc Active Member

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    whats the best 22lr scope
     
  2. mascott

    mascott Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Weaver T-36X
     
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  3. captain-03

    captain-03 Moderator Staff Member MSGO Supporter

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    Depends -- what will its primary purpose be?

    T36 is good -- have 4 of them but they are all mounted on target grade rifles shooting at distances of 100 yrds or more ... not worth a darn for small game hunting, etc ...

    .. again, primary purpose to be used for????
     
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  4. steve2112

    steve2112 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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    What the Captain said.

    I have a Nikon Prostaff Rimfire on my 10/22 and it works really well.
     
  5. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    That's like asking what's the best hamburger. :rolleyes:

    I have a Simmons,Model 510513, which is ok. I don't see much point is spending more money on optics than what a .22 rifle costs. I paid about $40. You can pay $1000 for a scope and strap it on your .22, but I'd bet I can shoot just as well with the $40 Simmons at the ranges a .22 is capable of. :)

    Or are you just looking for bragging rights on your hardware?

    This one: Simmons - 8-Point
     
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  6. ToddMc

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    Yeah the pro staff is what I'm leaning towards
     
  7. onlymaroonmatters

    onlymaroonmatters Eat Sleep Jeep & Guns MSGO Supporter

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    What he said. Details/specifics. Rifle? Distance? Plink/hunt?

    I too have a Simmons and have been pleased. Though do like my leupold better
    Leupold VX-1 2-7x28mm .22 Caliber Rimfire Rifle Scope 113872, 113871 & more! + w/ Free Shipping and Handling Best Rated Up To 38% OFF
     
  8. ToddMc

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    Wanting it to target practice with at 100yrds
     
  9. 45flattop

    45flattop Distinguished Poster

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    I have two Leupold models on mine, the 2-7x28 mm
    glossy rimfire model and the 3-9x33AO ultralight gloss
    model with the thin duplex reticle on both and considering
    what sort of rifles they are on, a tack driving CZ452 American
    and an almost as accurate Ruger M77/22, those size scopes
    seem to suit the rifles aesthetically better than the really large
    Weavers such as the T-36 or the variable models do but
    that is just my opinion and not any sort of authoritative
    gospel.
     
  10. Xd357

    Xd357 Moderator Staff Member

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    I've got the Nikon with the 22 reticule. It's good for 150 I think.
     
  11. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    You can target practice with the factory iron sights. What's the purpose of your target practice, you planning on competing or hunting?
     
  12. onlymaroonmatters

    onlymaroonmatters Eat Sleep Jeep & Guns MSGO Supporter

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    Or just burning powder :banana:
     
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  13. rigrat

    rigrat Semper Fi

    For 100 yards I'd get nothing less than a 3x9 I had a 4x16 that worked good at that distance and you could dial it down for closer in ranges.
    22's can be very accurate even the 10/22's and especially the cz rimfires. Though I wouldn't call them actually target grade they can be made to shoot very , very accurate.

    The Weaver V16 and the Mueller APV are pretty good scopes and the Meuller 4.5x16 is a little over $100 last time I looked.
     
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  14. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    That's called entertainment. Which begs the question of how much does one want to spend for entertainment. ;)
     
  15. ToddMc

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  16. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    Then the same questions need to be answered by him, not you. Ask him to join this forum, and we'll be happy to help him out. :)
     
  17. ToddMc

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    I've already got the answer I needed
     
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  18. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    Ok. :lol3:
     
  19. Jedman7

    Jedman7 Full Poster

    So what scope did you end up with? I'd love to hear.