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I just bought a handi rifle in .444 caliber and have questions about sights. The gun came with a scope rail and no open sights. All of my shooting will be at 125 yds or less. Does anybody have suggestions on open sights or an inexpensive scope for this gun ? I am really interested for info on open sights and availability of them for this gun.
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put a nikon prostaff 2-7 and be done with it, cost you about 140.00. great scope.i've got the same gun and put a nikon omega on it.
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   benlogan1
I am wondering how the Nikon 2-7 x 32 is under low light conditions. That is one of the reasons I am looking for advice on what types of open sights would be good for this gun. Thanks
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not sure, i also have a cva optima elite in 45-70 that i did not put a scope on and use the open sights.they are very nice fiber optic sights, i use it when hunting thick cover.
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   JIMMY W
I have the Nikon ProStaff on mine and really like it!!
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   Brian P
Get a nice shotgun scope, a Truglo® 4X Shotgun Scope @ 70 dollars at Cabela's, something like that. Good for the distance your'e looking at.
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   benlogan1
I never thought of putting a shotgun scope- I will look into that. Thanks
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   cajunbob
cabelas has a scope especially made for the 444 rifle.
A scope made for shooting the LEVERevolution bullets.
The scope was on sale a while back for $49. But went back to the orignal price of $99

Cabela's Pine Ridge Lever-Action Riflescope
Model Power Reticle Finish Objective
Diameter
(mm) Eye
Relief
(in.) Length
(in.) Weight
(oz.) FOV @
100 Yards
(ft.) Qty Price
.30-30 Winchester 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.444 Marlin 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.45-70 Govt 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.308 Marlin 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.35 Remington 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.338 Marlin Exp 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

.45 Colt 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 Reg: $99.99
Sale: $49.99

.44 Magnum 3-9 Ballistic
Glass Reticle Matte 40 5.3-4.5 12.91 14.64 30.55-9.6 $99.99

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   benlogan1
Does anybody have experience using a red dot type scope ? Any help appreciated. Thanks
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I use the red dot on my 44maq. handgun...great for 50yd shots...I have a Simmons shotgun scope on my 30-30 and have made 100-125yd shots easily...the shotgun scope is good for quick shooting...I also have the H&R 45-70 with a bushnell 4by9...depends what you want...my opinion is that open sites are gonna' cost you a kill sooner or later...good luck.
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   doubletap
I have the cabelas scope on my 45/70 that cajunbob was talking about. I like it. I originally had a Nikon Buckmasters with BDC and decided it was too much scope for the gun. I hear a lot of people are happy with the Nikon Prostaffs on them. I also heard the Nikon Omega scopes are a good match for them too.
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