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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-10-2010, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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just got a new remington 30-06 !! It has so much more kick than my .243 the first time i shot it the gun recoiled and the scope hit my forehead lol, woke me up real quick. i would like to upgrade the scope though, any suggestions or reviews for this gun or a particular scope? (i usually bow hunt so i dont know which is which when it comes to rifles)
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-10-2010, 07:22 PM
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You will get alot of advice on this site,but we really need some more info on the gun and scope.

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-10-2010, 07:56 PM
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have somebody knowledgeable check your scope mounting to make sure you have enough eye relief.30/06 certainly kicks more than a 243 but it shouldnt be hitting off your forehead.
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-10-2010, 09:24 PM
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These are good scopes at a decent price, they're made by Leupold which is a very good brand.

Redfield Revolution Rifle Scope 3-9x 40mm 4-Plex Reticle Matte - MidwayUSA
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3X9X40 is a good scope for deer hunting. Most scope face hits are short eye relief and shooting from a prone position. Most scopes with a 3" eye relief should keep things from face contact. This is simply the distance from the eye to the scope that allows the full diameter sight picture to be clear. If your scope is correctly set up for you then every time you shoulder the rifle the scope sight picture will be clear. Everyone's rifle/scope mounting should be set for them and then re-sight the gun at the range. As for scope brands, Leupold is a great make, the older Redfields hold up to anything, don't know about the new ones, Burris, Nikon, lots out there to look at.
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the gun is a remington model 700 bolt action 30-06. the scope appears to be generic but does say 3-9 X 40 on it. at the gun range it was OKAY zoom at 100 yards. but just not quite happy with it. hope that helps. and thanks for the link WisconsinDeer, hope yall beat them Buckeyes this weekend
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OSU Buckeyes #1 right now not the other OSU as in sooners! I hope after next Sat night they remain there!

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haha no offense to ohio, my sooners just need some help to slide up definately not playing as good as our record
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"OSU Buckeyes #1 right now not the other OSU as in sooners! I hope after next Sat night they remain there!"

Did you think that "someone" could post something like this and NO ONE comment back???

Just for giggles and grins, the Sooners are from OU. The "other" team in the state is the OSU Cowboys. Had to set the record straight!
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you're right, it's hard for me to keep track of all those small schools.
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