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Old November 19, 2012, 01:21 PM   #1
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Scope for .454 Casull

I have to re-scope my Encore .454 Casull pistol (12"). Attempted to use a 5 year old Weaver 4x scope. 5 rounds later, adjustments don't work, and will not hold zero. Too much recoil???
Anyway, can anyone tell me what scope will hold up to full power loads from this gun?
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Old November 19, 2012, 04:32 PM   #2
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Yeah, a .454 Casull will tear up a low buck scope. Take a look at the Leupold FXII "handgun" scopes. They MSRP for $439, but you can usually find them for $100 less at places like opticsplanet. Burris makes a "Posi-Lock" variable handgun scope for about the same price... either scope will hold up to a big boomer quite nicely.
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Old November 19, 2012, 10:42 PM   #3
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You won't get the magnification but my Burris Fastfire III is rated for 1000 G's of recoil. I like it a lot and would have no doubt that it would stand the recoil. Its very light, low profile, waterproof, and seems like high quality optic.

I haven't used any handgun scopes with magnification so I don't have much to suggest.
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Old November 20, 2012, 01:05 AM   #4
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I was happy with the Leopuld M8 2X.
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