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Bushnell Legend for target shooting

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by bobby123, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. bobby123

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    I need a scope with SHARP and CLEAR image, targets up to 60 yards. Would the Bushnell Legend 3-9 x40, side parallex be suitable? Do you know of any others , in same price range, which would be better?
    Advice needed
     
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    Come on Folks, someone must have a Legend. Give me your opinion please
     
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    Sounds expensive...
     
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    I've already made extensive comments in your identical thread on the B B S

    If you lived nearer I'd let you look through some of my Bushnell Legends to draw your own conclusions.

    IMHO the 3-9x40 may be a shade limiting at 60 yards in mil dot format but the Multi-X or Circle-X (thinner ret and brighter sight picture in low light) might offer a better bet.

    You should look through the scopes for yourself - someone suggested the Hawke Panorama in your other thread as being superior to the Legends - I'd hotly contest that, having owned a lot of Legends and two Panorama scopes. I don't think they're even in the same league as the Legends but everyone's eyes are different so whatever works is all good.

    What I would say is that the Panorama ret is thinner, and the half mil dot (if that's something that appeals) offers a ton of aim points. Personally I find it far too busy for hunting but it could be made to work well for target shooting. Again, this is purely subjective commentary - loads of folks rave about the Panorama scopes. Last time I spoke with Tony Wall at SFS who pimps the Panorama range a lot, he agreed with my feelings that they weren't a patch on certain other scopes - I mentioned Legends, Nikon Prostaff and Vortex Diamondback in that conversation.

    Maybe he was just pandering to a potential customer, or maybe not. I don't want to put words in his mouth...

    There's a Nikon Prostaff EFR on here in the sales section which could be an outstanding solution, at a very good price. No multiple aim points but easy to dial in at different ranges, incredible clarity and dedicated to target shooting.

    Good luck finding something suitable.
     
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    Thanks for all the info 177. I think I will go for the Legend
     

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