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#3929292 - 03/24/10 06:06 PM New Weaver Buck Commander Scope
dkevinbarnes Offline
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Registered: 04/25/09
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Do any of you have any opinions on the new Weaver Buck Commander Scopes? I know they are made in the Phillapines, so I'm guessing they fall in line with the Nikon Buckmaster/Elite 3200 category of scopes?? I'm interested in the 4-16x42SF model. It seems like it would be a good value for $259, but wanted to hear from the experts before I ordered one. Thanks

http://swfa.com/Weaver-4-16x42-Buck-Commander-Rifle-Scope-P46118.aspx

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#3929468 - 03/24/10 07:05 PM Re: New Weaver Buck Commander Scope [Re: dkevinbarnes]
oldman1942 Offline
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Have you looked at the new Redfields?

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#3929610 - 03/24/10 07:47 PM Re: New Weaver Buck Commander Scope [Re: oldman1942]
dkevinbarnes Offline
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Registered: 04/25/09
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Loc: Alabama
I have but I think their most powerful scope is a 12X. I was looking for something a bit more powerful and had an eye on the Monarch 4-16x42 and I came across this new Weaver. I know some people don't like the side focus, but I actually like it better than AO.

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#3932197 - 03/25/10 02:07 PM Re: New Weaver Buck Commander Scope [Re: dkevinbarnes]
scottryan Offline
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Registered: 01/19/10
Posts: 149
Don't know anything about the Weavers, but I sure like the clean looking housing of the scope.

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#3933706 - 03/25/10 09:44 PM Re: New Weaver Buck Commander Scope [Re: scottryan]
dkevinbarnes Offline
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Registered: 04/25/09
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Loc: Alabama
I agree, i Like the looks of it and its fairly light and compact. I thought would have chimed in on this one.

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#3933961 - 03/25/10 10:54 PM Re: New Weaver Buck Commander Scope [Re: dkevinbarnes]
Dallas_Jack Offline
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Registered: 03/16/09
Posts: 8
Loc: Dallas County, Tx
No experience with the Weaver Commander scope but I do have 5 of the Classic V series and at last purchase they (V series) were still made in Japan.

I do have a Nikon Monarch that was made in the Phillpines and it is a good scope. I guess I am just saying, not sure it matters much, just stay away from the made in China stuff.

Weaver makes a good scope and I think their warranty is good. Don't know about their costumer service. Haven't had to use it.

If you buy a Weaver Commander let us know what you think about it.
Dallas Jack

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