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for a 22 or 223 i would not go over a 4 power. and a huge eye relief is not necessary as you would not get the kick.

personaly a 1.5 to 5 power or a fixed 4 power would be my first choice depending on the application. honestly for most 22's i use iron sights
 

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My problem is I'm personally not very good with iron sights. The only gun that I seem to do good with iron sights with is a Savage 24B-DL (under/over .22/20ga). For whatever reason I can't hit anything with other gun's iron sights.

Has that Simmons been pretty good to you? To adjust the crosshairs does it click or just move freely?
 

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Well i just got out of the loony bin,so dont think to bad of me :shock: My CZ lutz is wearing a leupold m8 fixed 6x42.My Browning bl-22 is wearing a leupold vx111 3.5-10x40.My Marlin 880 bolt is wearing a leupold vx11 3-9x40,and heres the kicker,my marlin 7000 auto is wearing a Zeiss conqest 3.5-10x44
 

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clayshooter25/25 said:
I bought a Bushnell Banner 4-12 x 40mm for my Marlin 60. So far it has been a good scope.
OK- now I don't feel so silly about having a 3-9x40 Bushnell on my Marling 60. I thought I was over scoped! :lol:
Seriously though- a 22LR really doesn't need anything more than a fixed 4x, but the 2-7x32's are good too. I also have a 3-9x32 Bushnell on my Marlin 883 in 22mag. I like the 32mm scopes better than the 40mm's for a 22- looks more appropriately sized for the rifles.
 

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I've got a Leupold VX-I on top of my CZ 452. When I get my new rifle, the VX-I will be swapped over to the new one, and I'll be putting a VX-II on my 452. A good .22 just BEGS for good glass. It's the rifle you'd normally shoot the most, and the inherent accuracy of the rifle makes the good scope worthwhile.
 

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I have a number of different scopes on my 22's. Old Winchester 69a has a Bushnell fixed 4x, China made 22 bolt action has a Tasco 3-9x . I have a just put a Busnell Banner 1.5-4.5x on my Ruger 77/22 (w/custom heavy barrel) and love it. Can hit a 4 inch circle at 100yrds with it all day long off hand. I like the lower power setting, makes for fast target pick up with both eyes open.

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