GUN Scope for a 30-30

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  1. eu4ia

    eu4ia Active Member

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    Have an old 30-30 that I got from my grandfather about a year ago. The rifle and scope are both really old and the scope can't hold a zero. Finally decided to get a new one and I know zero about scopes. Recommendations?
     
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    Most optics suck for lever guns. I'd maybe consider some ultra low power fixed leupy. Prolly just roll better open sights though (and do, in actuality).
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    At the risk of me-tooism, I agree. I'd put a scout mount and a 2.75 Leupold if pressed.
     
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    what model 30-30? i have a marlin 336 w/a cheapy bushnell 3-9 on see-through mounts that works just fine. but if it's a top eject, that's a different story. top-eject, i'd go w/either ring/post or aftermarket irons. side eject, i have no complaints w/my setup.
     
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    Open sight or bust.

    My Marlin 336 shoots like a dream with open sights.
     
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    I have a lever 30-30 and I have a Cabelas Scope designed for lever guns, and Hornady leverevolution ammo..shoots very nice.
     

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