Mueller Rifle Scopes

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  1. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

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    Anybody use them? I see a 10-35x or something high powered like that at midway for a couple of hundred dollars. Is there any other scope manufacturers that have a magnification power up to 35x?

    Thanks
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  2. GunHugger

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    I wonder why the big names don't do that?

    Think about that. ;)

    Mueller isn't know for their high quality made in china optics, I wouldn't waste money that I worked for to buy one. Now if I had just hit the Lotto...I might try my luck and still expect to lose.

    Tasco International made a high powered variable years ago, father in law bought one along with a new varmint gun. We wasted 5 boxes of expensive ammo trying to get it sighted in until I removed it and mounted a good scope. Five shots later it was zeroed and shooting a nice tight group.
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    Agree GH. I dont own any personally but have had rifles with them on my desk in for repair. the optics suck IMO. I would much rather add another 150 bucks to the 200 the mueller would cost me and get a Nikon with a lifetime warranty and leagues better optics.
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    Thanks for yall telling me they were made in china. I want to find a scope that has that kind of power and made in usa. Actually it was a 32x but I will spend the extra money. Im thinking about getting a leupold but there just so damn expensive 2k is alot for a high quality leupold so I might settle for a nikon. :confused:
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    A good nikon buckmaster with BDC will run you between 300 and 350. Get the side focus, youll appreciate the hell outta that feature if you shoot beyond 300 yds.
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    Thats cheap, Ill take a look at the Nikon site and see what I can find.
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    Mueller Rifle Scopes are not "made" in China, they are "assembled" in China. The optics are made in Japan.
    No, it's not a Nikon, but for the money, it's a damned good buy. They have a no BS warranty too, if the scope fails, don't mess with it and send it back. They send you a NEW scope, not yours repaired.
    Ever try to warranty a Nikon?:rolleyes:
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    The glass comes from Japan, the other parts China, where they are "made".

    Bottom line, they are a decent scope for the money. The thing is you can spend just a little more and get a better scope. I have nothing more against Mueller than any other scope made in China.

    My earlier (above) was aimed at the 10-35X magnification more than the company.
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    A Stirling Night Eater makes a scpoe that goes to 50X and has a 60 mm reflective lens (around $350.) I bought one to just see, Seems to be good and clear but too big. I changed out to a 6-24X Viper with a 50 mm reflective. I am going to sight it in tommarrow.
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    What about sightron scopes?
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    I love my sightron SIII 8-32x56mm MOA-2 reticle. Best scope I have ever bought.

    Nikon coatings are dark. If it is going on a hunting rifle it will cost you time.

    if you want an amazing 60mm objective look at Denon Optics 4 Japanese Optical Engineers HAND build every single scope and test them. Of course they will set you back $2k+.
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    tango how much did you pay for your sightron?
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    I don't know about warranties from either company. But, I have Mueller and Nikon scopes and I like them both. The Mueller are cheaper and seem to function GREAT for me. I have the Muller APV with adjustable AO and think it is 4-15x or something like that. Got it for $120 to my door and it is on a CZ 455 Evolution in .22lr. It works great for me.
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    Mueller APV scopes are well thought of and recommended over on a certain RimFire forum. I bought one and like it just fine. Of course, it's on a .22 and I'm no great shoooter; so my standards are not especially high.
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