Originally Posted by taylorce1
It isn't less than $200 but for $230 the Leupold VX-1 3-9X40 is what I'd choose. It is basically the same as the old VX-II scope which was a $300+ and a much better scope than anything else you listed. Plus with the VX-1 you can send it in for a reticle or turrent upgrade to the custom shop later on if you want. I bought the VX-1 for my daughter's rifle and must say I'm quite impressed with it.
You can't go wrong with Leupold