Rifle Scopes SWFA SS 6x vs. Weaver GS 3-10x vs. Leupold Mark AR mod1 3-9x.... For 22lr trainer

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Hey fellas, just wondering what you all think about the sub $350 mil/mil scope options for my Rem AAC-SD 22. I'm leaning towards the SS 6x due to the supposed 140+ moa of internal adjustment and 10 mils worth of holdover in the reticle. I prefer variable scopes, but the fixed 6x seems about perfect for the 22lr.... I ommited the Bushnell 10x; thinking to much magnification potentially. Do you think the Weaver or Leupold would be a better buy for the versatility?

Tried to make this thread a Poll, didn't get it done in time.
 
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I own two of those, the 6x SS and the Weaver Grand Slam 3-10x40 (Midway mil/mil version). Both are very good values.

SS Pros:
ruggedness
adjustable focus down to 10m
very good turrets

Cons:
fixed power
big (long and diameter)

Grand Slam Pros:
Optical clarity (for the price)
zoom
small size/weight

Cons:
sloppy turrets
fixed focus/parallax

I'm actually putting the SS 6x on a .22 rimfire trainer shortly. I think it's a great fit for that use. I think the GS is a great budget mildot for a centerfire.
 

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I have the Weaver on my Savage 22 and it is a good scope for the money. Admittedly I have not shot it past 200 yards.

At my age and my eyes, I feel like a scope with side focus would suit my needs better. I will probably seek out one of the Vortex/Midway USA exclusive 5-15X scopes for the Savage 22. I have one on my Savage 10FP and like the idea of matching scopes for my trainer and my centerfire.
 

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    Hey fellas, just wondering what you all think about the sub $350 mil/mil scope options for my Rem AAC-SD 22. I'm leaning towards the SS 6x due to the supposed 140+ moa of internal adjustment and 10 mils worth of holdover in the reticle. I prefer variable scopes, but the fixed 6x seems about perfect for the 22lr.... I ommited the Bushnell 10x; thinking to much magnification potentially. Do you think the Weaver or Leupold would be a better buy for the versatility?

    Tried to make this thread a Poll, didn't get it done in time.

    SWFA 6x or 10x mil mil, I may have a 10x mil mil for sale if you're interested. Both of them have around 36mils total adjustment.
     

    Crosshair

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    Thanks for the input guys, I'm leaning towards the SS, but now am considering the 10x aswell. Do you think it is too much scope for a 22? I might occasionally take a shot at a grouse at say, 10 yards... It looks like they can focus that close but I wonder if field of view would suffer too much. I'm sure Id like it when trying to stretch it out towards 400 yards for fun. Hmm... Maybe I should just man up and get the ss 3-9.
     

    SomeOtherGuy

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    The 3-9x SS is a great scope too. No focus/parallax but you don't really need it if you're OK using lower magnification at closer distances. I think a fixed 10x would be too much to attempt taking a shot at game at 10 yards.
     

    fireEMT5

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    No question the SS 3-9 is a great scope. I won't be parting with mine. You'll have to up your budget to get one or wait for the SS3-15 to start shipping and you may see some SS 3-9's for sale on here or the sample list.