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Old January 9, 2010, 09:43 AM   #1
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Nikon Buckmaster or Bushnell Elite 3200 for Knight KP1

I just purchase a Knight KP1. I have barrels for 50 cal and 270. I will need two new scopes and don’t want to spend more than 225 on each. I want one that has good low light as muzzle loading season in Missouri is late December. I am leaning toward the Nikon as they have a limited lifetime warranty and Bushnell only has one year. Your thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
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Old January 9, 2010, 10:34 AM   #2
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Bushnell elite scopes have a " "No Questions Asked One Year Warranty ELITE Replacement Policy" (This offer is limited to one original purchase refund per address. For additional information about this offer, please contact Customer Service) " AND a " Limited Lifetime Warranty ".

Source: http://www.bushnell.com/resources/warranty-information/

The elite 3200 is a great hunting scope and is very well made. Rainguard is a deal maker if it ever rains where you hunt.
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Old January 9, 2010, 10:36 AM   #3
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I have both... and the bushnell is more clear at longer range (400yds in this case).
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Old January 9, 2010, 11:03 AM   #4
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Thanks, I missed the warranty information on the Elite 3200. On its web page it only lists the "No Questions Asked" one-year replacement (U.S. only). Has anyone used the Firefly edition?
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Old January 9, 2010, 09:53 PM   #5
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I've never used a nikon rifle scope, but I am a huge fan of their other optics/camaras. I can personally vouche for Bushnell Elites, though. Fine rifle scopes for the money.
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Old January 9, 2010, 10:14 PM   #6
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nikon scopes

hate to tell you this but NIKON has a LIFETIME Warranty.and I have one on my rifel and it has very good glass.even tracks good.
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Old January 11, 2010, 08:45 AM   #7
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One scope down. Picked up a Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40 (55046) at Dick’s Sporting Goods last night for $209 (1/2 price).
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