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Simmons scopes

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by smilersmith, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. smilersmith

    smilersmith Well-Known Member

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    Have just brought a air rifle that comes with a Simmons scope and I am trying to find out a little about the scope, does anybody use one or have any imfo ?
    Thanks
     
  2. Jackroadkill

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    Have you got a picture of it you could post? Simmons scopes are pretty good (especially the Phillipines-made versions) and some models such as the Whitetail Classic are quite sought after.
     
  3. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Simmons used to be a big name in optics during the '90s. Whitetail Classic models are still well regarded, along with some of the other varients - Pro-Air and Mag-44 for example.

    Sadly they've now gone the way of Tasco in that the only optics you'll find sold under their brand is substandard chinese crap.

    Post a pic - we'll soon set you straight ;)
     
  4. smilersmith

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    I will post a picture of it as soon as i can. I dont think it is a newer model the magnification is 3-9 x 40. sorry I cant be more helpful but I dont have the scope to hand at the moment
     
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    adymorris Keyboard Hero

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    Does it have a red ring around the objective lens, if it's an older one then yes they are OK, I have one on my H80, they are very clear
     
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    the 44mag was an amazing scope, had one on my tx.
     
  7. theobencarbine88

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    so long as its not a 3-9x40 prosport :down: .. My only experience of simmons and it put me off. Sure the older ones are good though.
     
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    Egg Major Poster

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    I've had 2 - a Filipino WTC & and Pro-Air, both lovely bits of glass.
     
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    Barcelona68 Banned

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    Love my WTC. Clear as a bell.
     
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    I have a pilipino made WTC 3.5x10-50 with BLK mounts superb in low light conditions iv'e only had to zero it when it was fitted and it has not moved a millimetre in six months of regular use great piece of kit.
     
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    hi i have two sets of the WTC 3.5-1-50 i also have a set of WTC 6.5-20.50 i will be putting them on ebay.
     
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    My Filipino made Simmons White Tail Classic (WTC11) is due to arrive tomorrow so i'll let you know then. :)
     
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    I love philippines Simmons. Have a WTC 3.5-10x40 on my HW80 and a prohunter 4-12x40 which i bought in 1991 for a princely sum of £124, I was only taking home £136 a week so was a major investment. Came with a lifetime warranty. Went back to Simmons in the late 90`s when my then GF took a hammer to it and they replaced it with a new one. Its currently with Bushnell UK who bought out Simmons and they are servicing it under the original warranty as the windage turret had gone a little slack with age. Top Glass in all Philippines Simmons scopes, It will be written on the underside :)
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    Where's she buried?
     
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    ANGOF Post Whore

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    Deep in my past thank god :rolleyes:
     
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    Mounted my WTC11 today, i'll zero it tomorrow and report back. First impressions are very good!
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