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Millet Scopes

I am looking to scope a 243 for coyote hunting, target shooting, and occasional deer hunting (priorities are in respective order). I was considering millet after viewing a demo model. Other choices would be a lower priced Leoupold or Nikon. I would like the scope to hold a consistent zero, group as well as the rifle can, and provide light for shooting in twilight or night time situations. Since price is a factor, I was wondering what opinions you have on the Millet scopes, or any others you might recommend. Also, is a lighted reticle worth looking into?

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Millet Scopes

Buy a Bushnell instead of a Millet the Bushnell is a better scope or you might want to look into an Optronic's or even a BSA for that matter. as for a lighted retical some are ok and some arent the Bushnell is pretty good from what i hear. now if it were me i would save awhile and buy a good Leupold and forget about it. but all my guns have either Leupold or Burris on them. but for the money if it is a concern go with a Bushnell rain gaurd.

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Millet Scopes

i dont care what anyone says bushnell rainguards are right up there with all the other scopes. i'm sick of hearing lads say that there just a "that will do kinda scope". get a grip fellas there as good as the rest! Talk to the Hand

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Millet Scopes

Here's a link that is worth a read, gives a general overview on Milet as well as others. I have no experience with Millet scopes, but I think I'de be inclined to choose from the more well known brands

http://www.chuckhawks.com/scoping_out.htm

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BUSHNELL !!

NEED I SAY ANYTHING MORE????? Thumbs up Thumbs up Thumbs up

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Mw243

Here is another scope link from the same site Hammer1's came from that makes the comparisons easy for you. Hope it helps.

http://www.chuckhawks.com/recommended_riflescopes.htm

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Millet Scopes

Thanks for the advice. I found Nikon buckmasters that seemed bright and went with it. The Bushnell Elite scopes seemed very bright also, a long way from the old sportsman I have. I thought the millet scopes were made over here, but I was wrong. I would have liked to have seen a sightron model, but couldn't find one. I haven't had a problem with any Leoupold I've owned yet, but wanted to try something different. Hope the zero doesn't drift on this Nikon.

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Millet Scopes

I've got a 3-9x Nikon on my 243 and a 4 1/2-14 Nikon an my 6.5x06. They both seem to work well and both came with a lifetime warrenty that cover's anyone who owns it at the time. Just like the Leupold. Now I don't know how much trouble it might be to get service on the warenty but nless it breaks, it don't matter!