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Question Scope for both rats and rabbits

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by tomsteebs, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. tomsteebs

    tomsteebs Donator

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    I'm looking for a scope for my rapid to use for both ratting and rabbiting.

    It currently has a wtc on but I think I would like to fit a scope with aimpoints due to big range differences.

    I'm looking at sport hd, airmax ev, and mountnaster.

    Reason being I'm using an ns50 so don't need high quality lenses?

    But when I compare field of view (basically what you pay for in a airmex ev) I seem to be getting only about a 30mm gain at 100yards.

    I would be changing magnification for ratting and rabbiting so would need at least 6xmag for rabbiting.

    I know I could get a 2-7hawke but not sure the field of view is actually any better than the others mentioned.

    Field of view aimpoints and ao is essentially what I require.

  2. lone wolf

    lone wolf Pro Poster

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    Why not try the hawke 3-9x40 ir ao at £60 at bar thats a good starting point with hawke.

  3. yorkshireshoot

    yorkshireshoot Posting Addict

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    This ^^^^^ !
  4. terry1001

    terry1001 Major Poster

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    You're going to lose some of your field of view with a nv add-on. I realise that it's maybe more than you were thinking of paying but I like the digi nite eye which you can get with a low bottom end magnification, I think mine's 2.5-10x50. This has an illuminated reticle which you can actually use with an add-on as it helps (in my opinion) to have a slightly bolder, more visible reticle when shooting at night.
    The Hawke range is pretty good and you should be alright with any of them. Try and look through some and you can get a good idea of the reticles with Chairgun Pro which will also give you an idea of the aimpoints but don't forget they will all change if you alter the magnification.

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