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Post by Mark McKean on Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:28 pm

looking for a good scope for 50 yards to fit in my gun box

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Post by TonyH on Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:40 pm

Do a search on “spotting scope”  and you will find many threads on that subject....in the Equipment Discussion section.
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Post by bpettet on Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:41 pm

I've been real happy with this scope from Champion's Choice...the CC542.  Works great for spotting .22 holes at 50 yards and you want the angled piece for using from your gun box.

http://www.champchoice.com/store/Main.aspx?p=ItemDetailOptions&item=CC542

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Post by Mark McKean on Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:46 pm

Thank you

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Post by James Hensler on Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:20 pm

NG 20x33 just about the best out there
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Post by bpettet on Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:29 pm

I spent some time previously looking for the ng 20x33 spotting scope and never did find one in the States.  I think they have to be imported?

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Post by james r chapman on Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:03 pm

the celestron land scout 12-36 fit my strong box and works fine for me.
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Post by James Hensler on Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:15 pm

bpettet wrote:I spent some time previously looking for the ng 20x33 spotting scope and never did find one in the States.  I think they have to be imported?
Just order it from the company in Canada. Look on EBay
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Post by Mark McKean on Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:23 pm

Thank you i will look on eday

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Post by James Hensler on Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:13 am

I didn’t see any on eBay right now. Call the company in Canada and see when they are getting more in. The eBay lister is the same company in Canada
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Post by Mark McKean on Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:22 am

I will find the Canada company name a ask them thank you , I look on ebay and found nothing also.

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Post by ASchlem on Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:10 am

Please share what you find out. I'm looking for a different spotter also
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Post by -TT- on Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:29 am

It's Cibles Canada Targets

http://www.targets.ca/

http://www.ebaystores.ca/olympicmarksmanequipment/

They're showing six NG20x33 in stock as of now.

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Post by james r chapman on Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:08 am

ASchlem wrote:Please share what you find out. I'm looking for a different spotter also

When I shot IHMSA I had a great spotter!
Unfortunately, she went to work for DILLON as a model!
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Post by radjag on Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:26 am

Only 5 in stock at Cibles now!

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Post by Mark McKean on Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:15 pm

Ordered thank you

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Post by Mark McKean on Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:29 pm

I would like to thank everyone for the information scope is ordered thru e bay

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Post by bpettet on Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:40 pm

I’m in. I like mine but a smaller size will be better in my box.

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Post by -TT- on Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:27 am

"Three sold in 24 hours" Rolling Eyes

I love mine. Seller is great, too, it arrived very quickly from Hull QC when I bought mine a year or two ago.

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Post by James Hensler on Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:22 am

Not one mistake was made by buying the NG
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Post by Mark McKean on Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:33 am

I am waiting for mine to arrive

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Post by bpettet on Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:14 pm

As an update, I received mine yesterday from Canada.  Very fast shipping, packed well, etc.  I got it out before the sun went down and was kind of underwhelmed with it but that was just my first impression looking across the yard.    

I took it out today to the range and did some comparisons with my cheap Champion's Choice CC542 scope.  To be honest, I wasn't impressed with the NG.  It's fine at 25 yards but I didn't find it to be very good with .22 holes at 50 yards.  The objective is obviously small and it needs a lot of light to work well at 50 yards.  Cloudy or low light conditions made for tough viewing (especially when looking for .22 holes in the black of the target).  When I switched back to the CC542, those issues went away in the same conditions.  I'm not comparing it to high end scopes...that wouldn't be fair.  But it's not better for me than the CC542, which is 1/2 the cost.  I will continue using the CC542.  

I hope it works better for you than my experience.  Mine will be moving on.

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Post by zanemoseley on Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:48 pm

I got a Vortex Razor 11-33x50 and its pretty awesome. As much cash as we spend on pistols it shouldn't be a big deal to drop $650 on a scope that is guaranteed for life.

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Post by bpettet on Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:53 pm

No doubt Zane.  I've got Zeiss, Swaro, Kowa and Vortex spotters that are world class.  My spotter for BE is cheap but works great and fits in my pistol box.  Variable power is nice because it allows you to adjust for the conditions.  The NG is fixed 20x33.

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Post by MarkOue on Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:43 am

zanemoseley wrote:I got a Vortex Razor 11-33x50 and its pretty awesome. As much cash as we spend on pistols it shouldn't be a big deal to drop $650 on a scope that is guaranteed for life.

I compared a eight or more scopes on Champion's Choice's outdoor scope rack at Camp Perry.  For me, the Vortex Razor 11-33 was the clearest on an overcast day.  I bought one and with it can always see .22 holes at 50 yards.  That is during daylight/normal shooting hours...

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