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Sightron SII 3-9x42mm Big Sky Rifle Scope with ZACT-7 Revcoat Multi-Coating
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Most Helpful Positive Review One heck of a value
As a long time military and civilian competitive marksman I expect a lot from a rifle scope and usually wait a while before giving unqualified praise ...
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One heck of a value

by Legacy Reviewer, from United States, NY Written on December 30, 2011
As a long time military and civilian competitive marksman I expect a lot from a rifle scope and usually wait a while before giving unqualified praise to any scope.

I've had two Sightron Big Sky SIIB3942ST rifle scopes for three years now. One is mounted on a slug gun and the other is on a regular rifle that see year round service. Both guns are fairly heavy recoiling firearms.

I shot the life out of one rifle barrel while this scope was mounted and am working with a new barrel but the scope has never been phased by it all and has never needed any attention other than cleaning the lenses.

These scopes have optics and adjustments at least as good as some other scopes I have that cost nearly twice as much. They are one heck of a value.

The adjustments are just what you would want-precise and predictable. The adjustment clicks of the finger tip adjustable turrets have good tactile feel and the resettable zero feature helps reduce confusion if I need to dial in any windage adjustments while shooting.

The eye relief is consistent throughout the power range so your head stays in the same place on the stock regardless of whether you are using 3 or 9 power.

If I could wish for any change it would be for just a little more distance between the objective and ocular bells so as to make installing them a little easier in terms of optimal eye relief. Both firearms are long action length and there is not much room for fore and aft adjustment in the rings to get the mo...
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Great scope

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner Written on November 30, 2009
Sightron makes a great piece of glass in this price range, plus you have to love the $50 rebate along with free shipping
Pros: Pulls in light well, perfect sized reticle, $50 rebate, free shipping
Cons: Nothing that I've found...
Would recommend: Yes
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Sightron SIIB 3x9-42

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, PA Written on May 5, 2009
Will certainly purchase other products from opticsplanet.com! Great transaction and customer service.
Pros: Amazing clarity. Mounts with low rings. Best scope for the money, when applying the $50 rebate. Rebate was returned within 5 days.
Cons: Outer appearence is above average, but not excellent....
Would recommend: Yes
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Sightron SIIB 3x9-42

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, PA Written on May 4, 2009
Transition with opticsplanet.com was superb. Already looking to purchase another product from you guys!
Pros: Absolutely amazing clarity. Mounts very low. Best scope for the money when combined with the $50 rebate. Rebate was returned in less than 5 days.
Cons: Outer apearence is well above average, but not excellent....
Would recommend: Yes
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