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Hello everyone, I have Remington model 700 30-06 that was passed down to me. This was obviously used as a hunting rifle and I harvested my first white tail with this rifle when I was a teenager. This rifle was used out east in WV where most hunting shots are 50 yards or shorter. I now live out west and haven’t hunted in a long time. I am going hunting this year for mule deer and elk. I am trying to figure some info on this scope. I tried to google it but couldn’t find much of anything on this brand. Looks like it was made by Tasco since there is an inspection sticker from them. Does anyone know about these scopes and is it even worth using out west? With the age of this scope I am thinking I might be better off with even a lower end scope that’s more modern. Anyways here are some pictures and looking forward to hearing your thoughts. Thanks
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Tasco is at the bottom of the choice scope list. Its reticles may or may not hold their accuracy on a high power rifle. There are plenty of good reliable scopes for around 6 or 7 hundred dollars
 

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Cameralandny has a Steiner GS3 2-10x42 for $549.... It's about a $900 scope...very nice glass... Made in the US...German glass... 4A reticle... Ask for Doug, if you call.. he might have something else to say. I purchase ALL my optics from there. You'd also need new rings to go with that particular scope... Don't go hunting with that Tasco...it might be ok...but it might not be.

It might be all right, right now; but I would hate to lose an animal because of a tasco rifle scope...

That Tasco belongs on a pellet rifle.

......in my opinion.
 

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Tasco scopes can be hit or miss, they are definitely "cheap" in both price and construction. I have a Tasco world class ($130 I think I paid) on a Ruger Hawkeye in 7.62 x39 and it has held zero for several years over several hunts. But in truth it has been the only optic of any quality that I have had of theirs. All other Tasco scopes I have encountered have ended up in the trash. That scope may be fine for your use but as was mentioned earlier it may degrade without warning. An older rem 700 should have considerable accuracy potential as long as the barrel was not shot out. Since you inherited the rifle and I assume you have no money invested in it, I would save up for something nice, There are a great deal of good optics out there between 500-1000 USD You did not mention a budget so I am not going to throw out a random list of scopes. This forum is actually a good place to find used optics at decent prices.

P.S. The Stiener GS3 is a great recommendation at that price.
 
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