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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
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Tasco scope

The only Tasco scope I own failed recently on my TC Firehawk. I sent it in hoping they would repair it. It seems that Bushnell now owns the Tasco name and wouldn't repair/replace it under warrenty. I did receive a discount offer for a Bushnell purchase.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 06:54 AM
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That surprises me about not honoring the warranty.I also was told they own the Simmons name also.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 09:11 AM
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Hmm. Tasco's are still for sale at walmart. That is kind of crappy to still have product for sale but not honor the warranty
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 09:20 AM Thread Starter
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I purchased the scope many yrs ago and Tasco has changed ownership a couple of times. I just thought I had a small chance at repairs...oh well it was a $100.00 World Class scope and thats all I got. I guess that figures somewhere about 6.6-7.5 $/per year of use.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 05:29 PM
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what was the original warrenty period? you may have better luck if you speak t amanager and explain to them how your a loyal customer and a moderator at a deer hunting forum with a large following they may do it just to avoid bad press

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