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Docter scope valuation?

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by mark.177, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. mark.177

    mark.177 Donator

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    i bought this second hand a while back for use on a .22 rimfire for which it is an excellent scope but no longer have the rimfire. am kind of getting back into my air guns and as this scope has no parallax adjustment its set for 100 yards(fire arms) is no use for air so im considering selling it and getting something i can use on both an air rifle and rim fire? wondering what sort of price i should expect for it? new they retail for around £650
    its a 1.5-6x42 with a reticle that changes size depending on magnification so your hold over is the same whatever mag your using. optics are first class and compared to standard stuff it just blows it away. anyways any help? i may list it here first but if it doesnt sell may stick it on the net. bit of a reluctant sale if it does go but time are hard
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  2. 1961nuffield

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    What did you pay for it and what sort of price range are you considering? Does it have a 25mm or 30mm tube?

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  3. mark.177

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    it has a 30mm tube, i got it quite cheap at £250, infact that was one of the main reasons i bought it at less than half price. the scope is in really good condition, no crimping and optically perfect. the sports match mounts aren't included though. it is the perfect scope for a .22 rimfire. just has to be looked through to truly appreciate the quality. i was guessing it was worth around the £300 mark but would take what i paid for it plus postage. would consider part exchanging for another scope of similar quality/condition with parallax adjustment.
     
  4. 1961nuffield

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    The 30mm diameter ones have a better reputation than the 25mm ones so you should get your money back easily enough.

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