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Best 2-7x scope for low light situations?

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North Country Gal
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Re: Best 2-7x scope for low light situations?

Post by North Country Gal » Wed Nov 16, 2022 7:46 pm

Your best bet is to actually go look through a variety of scopes, but, yeah, with your experienced eye, I think you would see a difference. Not sure what scope brands you have in your area, but I've been impressed with the Leupold VX3 HD series. The VX3 HD 2.5-8x36 looks like a winner. Nice lightweight scope for a lever gun.
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Re: Best 2-7x scope for low light situations?

Post by Redthies » Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:47 pm

Thanks NCG. I know you are very experienced in optics etc, so I’ll take a look at that one.
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Re: Best 2-7x scope for low light situations?

Post by North Country Gal » Thu Nov 17, 2022 9:32 am

You are very welcome. Let us know what you find.
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Re: Best 2-7x scope for low light situations?

Post by Hatchdog » Thu Nov 17, 2022 10:22 am

I was just telling my wife that I have learned more about scopes in the last couple of weeks than over 40 years of selling and using them. :D

Thanks NCG for all the great info.

Red, I did a search yesterday for any 2-7x with an objective greater than 33 and struck out. Then I searched for a 3-9x40 compact such as Leupold used to make and struck out again. That 2.5-8x36 sounds promising, good luck.
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