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Russ Chastain

Rifle & Shotgun Scopes

By December 10, 2012

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Once upon a time, I was not fond of rifle scopes. I was young, had sharp eyes, and loved the light, balanced feel of my un-scoped Ruger 44 magnum carbine. Almost all of my hunting was done where I couldn't see more than a hundred yards, and back then it was pretty simple: If you can see antler, it's legal; if not, it ain't. I could hit where I aimed with my peep sight, and life was good. Then one day I found myself naturally led towards scope use - and once I started, there was really no turning back.

Scopes can help make you a better hunter and a better marksman, while also offering the chance to examine a critter more closely while you're deciding whether to drop the hammer...

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