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Old May 5, 2005, 11:35 AM   #1
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leupold vs nikon help please

Looking for a 2x eer scope for my sbh hunter in 44 mag.I was set on the Leupold but saw a Nikon for about $120.00 less.I know the leupold will stand up to a lot af beating. Anybody have experience with the nikon handgun scopes?
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Old May 9, 2005, 07:19 AM   #2
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I've never owned a Nikon and I'm not sure about their warranty but Leupold has excellent customer service and a lifetime no bs warranty. To me this would be worth the extra $120. You should also look at Burris if you don't want to spring for the extra on the Leupold. Burris are a excellent scope and aren't quite as much as a Leupold.
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Old May 15, 2005, 05:17 PM   #3
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I own two Nikon rifle scopes, asnmd they are every bit as good as the Leupolds I own. In fact, I think they're just a little bit clearer and brighter.

HOWEVER: Since I bought them, Nikon has introduced a line of "el cheapo Wally World Special" scopes as well. If the Nikon you're looking at is top of the line, go for it. If it's part or their "economy" line, I wouldn't touch it with a pole.
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Old May 16, 2005, 08:15 AM   #4
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I agree with cheygriz.
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