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 Post subject: New to centrefire
PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:35 pm 
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Hi everyone,

I am new to full bore rifle ownership. I'm in the process of purchasing a Tikka t3x CTR in .308. This is my first centre fire which I'm hoping to use for some longer range say 600 yard target shooting. I could really do with some advice on a suitable scope for 25-600 yard range. At first my budget is very restricted( say <£200) so looking for something to just get me started. I will then upgrade later.

Thanks in advance for the help
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 Post subject: Re: New to centrefire
PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:41 pm 
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http://www.foxfirearmsuk.com/index.php/ ... binoculars

I think you'll need to call the shop for prices now, but they're within budget, the 4-16x50 probably ideal for your needs.

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 Post subject: Re: New to centrefire
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Agree with BamBam - though you may as well go for the 8-32 scope from Fox Firearms - current price is £125


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I have a couple of the cheap scopes from Brian Fox - they will certainly get you started for a very reasonable price but I think you might be struggling to get the focus down to 25 yards. If it's important then check that they will.

If not, have a look at the Hawke range of scopes.
http://www.hawkeoptics.co.uk/vantage-riflescopes.html

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there are some Falcon Menace scopes direct form Falcon Optics on the bay at the moment from £199 with FFP and a good ballistic drop reticle, I have one of the larger mags and it is extremely good with mil/mil adjustments/reticle and plenty of adjustment for 1000 yrds


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 Post subject: Re: New to centrefire
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:29 pm 
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1066 wrote:
I have a couple of the cheap scopes from Brian Fox - they will certainly get you started for a very reasonable price but I think you might be struggling to get the focus down to 25 yards. If it's important then check that they will.

If not, have a look at the Hawke range of scopes.
http://www.hawkeoptics.co.uk/vantage-riflescopes.html


The Fox 8-32 will focus to 20yds - probably less than that - but I'm currently using one on my rimfire at 20 yds.


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