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New Vixen European 6-24x58mm Riflescope

IN recent years, riflescopes have progressed by leaps and bounds and models that were cutting edge just four or five years ago are being eclipsed by new models with such high-tech features as advanced ballistic reticles; ergonomic elevation turrets; and improved light transfer, clarity and colour rendition through the use of larger diameter tubes and computer-engineered lenses and coatings.

Naturally, these highly sophisticated optics command elevated prices, and some long-range target scopes cost as much as your average family car. However, not every rifleman wants to avail himself of the latest wonder optics, nor can he afford to lay out their not inconsiderable price. The serious foot hunter and stalker simply doesn't need all the bells and whistles and fancy mil-dot reticles. He seldom shoots at game more than

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