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harvey lee

Scopes for this fall

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harvey lee

For all you guys getting your rifles ready for hunting this fall or if you bought a new one and want to scope it,give the guys at Optics4hunting a call.I bought a scope and field glasses from them this spring and the price and service was very good.They are worth checking out. smile.gif

http://optics4hunting.com/tradeinandup.html

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Dock Boy

Harvey, I'm looking for a rangefinder. I went onto thier site and found the Laser 440 by Nikon for $219 it says the list price is $344 and your saving 36.24 percent, but I went online and Cabelas sells the same one for $219. Do you get deals here or no. Thanks

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Code-Man

I had a buddy buy me a scope this fall. I am not going to say the store name but it does have a yellow sign. He got there variety scope it was a 3.5-10x42mm and it is listed on the box for 199.99 and when he rang it up and after taxes it was around 85 bucks. Gotta love how some places double the price of the product. I know this at cost but come on 100 dollar profit per scope:S just don't seem to fair to me. Thank God I have buddies working at differnt sporting goods stores laugh.gif. Just my 2 cents worth.

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harvey lee

What I did was call and talked with Nick.The field classes I bought were about the same as other places and the scope was less.That is the price shipped to my door.I dont know what companies you are dealing with nor do I know thier policies.Give em a call and talk to him.

Somethimes one cannot factor only price and has to look at the whole picture as far as customer service and return policy.

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almostthere!

It is hard to beat Cabela's in terms of Customer service and return policies and sometimes price.

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harvey lee

Cabelas is good.One thing one also has to remember is that our sponsors help to keep these forums free for us to use and learn from others. smile.gif

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bigyooper

We rip them apart on customer service, we are a MN company and give a great one on one service, and you can ask any member that has dealt with us. The retail price is the price you would see in a small retail store. There is also a price called M.A.P. pricing, this is the lowest price you can advertise the item at. Then there is the FM member pricing, this is the price that a sponsor for FM would give to the members. To get this price please email me!!

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