Time for a new scope?

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Time for a new scope?

Postby ihuntbetterthanyou » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:29 am

I took my rifle to the range last week to sight it in for deer season and had quite a surprise. When i went to take the caps off to adjust my crosshairs the whole "device" (lack of a better word) came out. It's just the scope with a hole where I can screw it all back in. My question is this, is it fixable or even worth fixing? I've got it patterned pretty good so I'm just going to hunt this year with it (I'll only get to deer hunt a few days) and deal with it next year. But I was just wondering for now. Any help would be great. Thanks.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby ajmorell » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:29 am

What kind of a scope is it? It might be warrantied.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby ihuntbetterthanyou » Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:46 pm

ajmorell wrote:What kind of a scope is it? It might be warrantied.


Tasco. I'm 26 and got in sometime in high school. I didn't know if I would be able to fix it cheaply or should I just scrap the thing all together. It's not like it's an expensive scope, just the one that's always been on it. The whole thing was a gift so it'd be nice to keep it together. If not oh well.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby Sandman3400 » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:30 am

I would say scrap it. I doubt if the cost of repairing it would be worth it. Better to put the money in a new scope.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby ajmorell » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:32 am

I realize the sentimental value, but Tasco's are typically not very good scopes. I say junk it and move on to something better.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby Sagebrush » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:42 am

You might look into the new Sightron which is better than your old scope .

works ok om my 30-06.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby devildog28 » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:23 pm

Just throw it in the trash and get a Luepold. Hell you can get a VX-3 for $400.
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Re: Time for a new scope?

Postby ihuntbetterthanyou » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:54 am

That's what I kinda figured. Thanks for the help guys.
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