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short range hog hunting - red dot , scope, or laser?

Postby twobit on Tue Apr 06, 2010 3:57 pm

I will be using a Remington 7400 semi-auto 30-06 caliber for short range (20 to 50 yards) nightime hog shooting mostly around a feeder from a stand. I probably will mount a green feeder light shining on the feeder to illuminate the hogs. I am trying to decide what is the best to use for sighting.

* a low magnification optic scope that works in very low light ?
* a red dot scope ?
* a laser pointer type sight ?

These hogs are pests and I'm needing to thin them out at the ranch. Cost of the sighting system is a very important factor. Whatever I get needs to stand up to the recoil of a 30-06 but be very economically priced.
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Re: short range hog hunting - red dot , scope, or laser?

Postby Steven_L on Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:50 pm

I have just the thing for you. Try this NcStar green laser, #ARLSG. It comes with a pretty universal barrel mount and a coil switch. Green is the way to go, as it is up to 50 times more easily seen by the human eye. Should be perfect for your application, and it won't break the bank.
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Re: short range hog hunting - red dot , scope, or laser?

Postby twobit on Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:58 am

Thanks, that looks like a good solution.
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Re: short range hog hunting - red dot , scope, or laser?

Postby Steven_L on Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:21 am

You're welcome. Let us know how it works out for you.
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