I can't believe how crappy my eyesight has got trying to shoot open sights at a 100 yds. That little 2" circle used to look like a pie plate 5 or 6 years ago. Now I sometime see two or three circles down there and they look tiny. So, I picked up this scope on Amazon. It was cheap, but had great reveiws. Shrunk the groups in half. Anyways here is a pick.
It's a BSA Tactical. It runs about 47 bucks. Comes with a carry handle mount and a SKS dust cover mount.
This gettin old and blind stuff is great aint it.....
I'm in the same boat. I've had to scope all of my guns over the last few years.
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yep... happens to the best of us.. Ive had to scope my rifles as well.
Every rifle I own has glass on it.............Shooting is about hitting, and I can't hit what I can't see!
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Alas my eyes are old too now-a-days my black rifles wear red dots of one brand or another & the hunting rifles all have scopes of varying magnifications.
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Add me to the list as well.
I'm resisting as long as I can...it's a shame that my eyesight and my iron sights can't grow old together. It's scopes for critters now.
same thing for me. i practice and practice with open sights and still can do pretty good on targets,(in good light) but out in the woods hunting i just dont have the confidence that ill get good shot placement.
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Nice rig there GS, & I agree with you 100% about eyesight decreases as age increases.
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I still see well at 100 yards and beyond , just can't read my medication bottle , now that dosn't mean that I don't use scopes because I do on some of my hunting rifles and plickers, i've been blessed with eyes that can see at far distances. I do understand about the eye thing because my shooting partner has problems with open sites and scopes, and that would really suck. Good Luck to you and keep shooting as long as you can....
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