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Thread: scope value

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    scope value

    I found this weaver appears to have some magnification. Has D6 USA by the name weaver no turret caps, and some rust. what do you think it worth I paid 3.00 bucks for it.
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    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    gardners pa.
    it is a 6x scope for .22 rifles about 1974. you did good for $3.00.

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    Boolit Master
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    May 2007
    The Republic of Texas
    They're good scopes, and look right on a antique .22.
    You did good, but its one of those deals where if you're not in the scope selling business, it's hard to get much for it on resale.
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    Boolit Master
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    Jun 2010
    It's a three dollar scope that would cost you six bucks to ship. Put it on an old .22 single shot or something. It would be "period correct" on an old Stevens single shot or something like that. I used to buy those kind of scopes when I was a kid and they were around ten bucks or less new...but that was a very long time ago. I remember putting one on a brand new Marlin single shot back in the mid sixties and the gun was eighteen dollars brand new at the store.

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    Boolit Master
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    Apr 2006
    East TN
    I still pick up Weaver "D" series scopes to complete the older .22 rifles that come my way. Their smaller tube diameter makes them look just right on a .22.

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    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Monterey Tennessee
    I would say you might of got your moneys worth and thats about it. Personally I hate those thin tubes and wouldn't of bought it for a quarter.
    East Tennessee

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    Mar 2005
    munising Michigan
    im not a big fan of old weavers or any old scope. More then half of them I see are yellowed or lost there gas seal and fog and if they haven't yet are just trouble waiting to happen. Ive even had old leupolds that seals have dried up and they lost there gas. Not to be the naysayer here but I wouldn't waste my time writing a check for one and if I got it for free it would either sit in the junk box or at best be put on a cheap 22.
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    Boolit Buddy
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    Mar 2016
    It's likely worth $3. I have it's 4X little brother on an old Winchester 77. I used to be able to shoot a fly on the board fence at about 25' as a kid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimlj View Post
    It's likely worth $3. I have it's 4X little brother on an old Winchester 77. I used to be able to shoot a fly on the board fence at about 25' as a kid.
    You don’t mean you shot them after they landed and were sitting still I Hope. That not very sporting, you’re supposed to take ‘em on the wing as they come in to land! (credit to Jed Clampett, a Beverly Hillbillies show in the 1st couple seasons.)

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    Boolit Master
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    Mar 2009
    Climax, Michigan
    I had a D6 on my 22 rf, didn't really like the 6x magnification, so I replaced with V22. Nice little scope, but I wish it had a 1" tube.

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