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Old December 27, 2009, 04:06 PM   #1
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Howa 1500

Ok guys I just got a Howa .308 for Christmas went today and got the Weaver 35 front and 36 rear scope mounts. I am very intersted (read alot of good reviews) in the tasco SS but when I go onto there website they only list the varmit scopes. I am not really wanting to have to adjust windage and all of that so if any of the varmit scopes are good I will go with one of them.

I guess my prob is I have this 1500 with the blackhawk stock which makes it look like a sniper rifle. I want a scope on there that will also make it look like a sniper rifle.

Can you guys tell me which Tasco Scope would fit me right and also what rings to get for the scope.

Thanks so much and I hope everyone had a great Christmas

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Old December 27, 2009, 04:17 PM   #2
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http://swfa.com/SWFA-SS-Scopes-C1719.aspx
I use an EGW one piece mount and Leupold QRW (low) rings.
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Old December 28, 2009, 07:02 PM   #3
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Tasco

Looking more towards the tasco! The one you mentioned by swfa SS is also a nice scope but trying to stick with a tasco becuase of money.

Thanks
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Old December 28, 2009, 07:08 PM   #4
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How much you looking to spend on your scope? I just saw a fix power Nikon prostaff at Dicks sporting goods for $139 and a 3X9-40 for $134 on Amazon. You be much happier with a Nikon prostaff.

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Old December 28, 2009, 07:42 PM   #5
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Almost anything but a Tasco.
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Old December 29, 2009, 12:28 PM   #6
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For the Tasco get this.

http://www.opticsplanet.net/tasco-25...etvarmint.html

Also consider one of these.

http://www.eabco.com/cgi-bin/shopper...n&key=019-3400

Enjoy that Howa,I hope to get one in .308 soon.
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Old December 29, 2009, 12:30 PM   #7
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Consider Weaver

They are not much more expensive, but they are excellent.
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Old December 29, 2009, 07:59 PM   #8
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Just IMHO, but I totally agree with, "almost anything but a Tasco."

I had a Trashco one time and that was more then enough!

You can luck out with cheap scopes on occasion, but you do get what you you pay for.

Keep em coming!

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Old December 29, 2009, 08:33 PM   #9
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Ditto - I have a Nikon Pro-staff on my Howa 1500 in 22-250. It is spot on, clear, bright, and holds zero. I'd go w/ the Nikon. The Tasco probably won't hold zero with the recoil. That Howa is very accurate - don't sacrafice it with a bad scope. Go with Burris or Leupold 2 piece mounts.
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Old December 29, 2009, 08:52 PM   #10
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Ya, I was going to say how much I like and enjoy the Leupolds I have had for years, but for sure think long before buying Trashcos..

I however, do hear lots of good about the Nikons.

I have used their cameras for years, but just never went that way with scopes.

Heard back a number of years that they were slow on turn around for repairs, but as I said, that was years back.

Keep em coming!

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Old December 29, 2009, 11:01 PM   #11
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I have a Nikon BuckMaster and a Leupold VXII, both in 3-9X40. The Nikon is on a Model 70 in .270 while the Leupold is on a Model 700 in .308. They are both excellent values and excellent shooters.
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