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whoay
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What would you pick...

Post by whoay » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:58 pm

Wife is letting me pick an anniversary gift and I've been wanting a new scope for the 350se but I also want a new trail cam... would you pick the scope or the trail cam the scope I want is a hawke xb1 and the trail cam is a browning please help me choose I'm torn...

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by hankenhunter » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:09 pm

I would choose the scope.
A better scope gives you that little edge you might need when faced with a once in a lifetime buck. Oh yeah, kiss your wife and tell her she's the greatest. :D
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by Bcxbow » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:14 pm

Scope x2
BD400
HHA Optimizer, Hawke XB1 SR
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by whoay » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:20 pm

Thanks for the help... oh and she loved the kiss and the nice gesture...

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by Riflemanz » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:29 pm

Scope!
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by paulaboutform » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:22 pm

Hands down....scope. :D

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by Robinsons Rebel » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:24 pm

Let her get you the scope and you get her the trail camera!!! :D :D
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by robertyb » Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:43 am

I would pick the game camera. I already have two crossbow scopes sitting in the closet not being used. :shock:
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by maine hunter » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:30 pm

Scope :D
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by L. E. Carroll » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:39 pm

Promise to take out the garbage for 6 months :lol: and then ask her for slight up-grade to the Hawke XB30 SR Pro. 8)

If you like theXB1 ? You will really be happy with the XB30 SR Pro. :wink:

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by FORVOLS » Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:22 pm

Yes scope, wont be disappointed in the HAWKE XB
MATRIX 355
HAWKE XB1
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Quick, accurate, simple

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by longbow joe » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:01 pm

Get the scope............then hold off and save gas and grocery money in a few weeks get the trail cam and tell her you won it at boofest or something like that and your good to go we wont tell. You gotta work carefully on these important hunting needs and do whatever it takes. !!! It stinks sometimes being self employed no benifits but the cash n side jobs are great when l need to slip under mrs boss's hunting radar
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Re: What would you pick...

Post by whoay » Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:40 pm

longbow joe wrote:Get the scope............then hold off and save gas and grocery money in a few weeks get the trail cam and tell her you won it at boofest or something like that and your good to go we wont tell. You gotta work carefully on these important hunting needs and do whatever it takes. !!! It stinks sometimes being self employed no benifits but the cash n side jobs are great when l need to slip under mrs boss's hunting radar

like how you think.... might have to get a side job to support the habit....

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by retrieverman » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:17 pm

I'd probably go with the game cam, but I'm a game cam junkie.

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Re: What would you pick...

Post by Goose52 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:28 am

a cheap trail cam will miss a few shots or maybe take blurry pics but, while annoying, you can make do. you haven't missed out on the deer, just his picture. miss a shot cuz your cheap scope does not gather light or the reticle is hard to read etc and you missed the opportunity all your prior effort earned for you. IMHO a good scope trumps a good trail cam. sounds like with a great wife like you've got, you've got 3 more chances in the next year to upgrade ur cam: xmas, birthday, & next year's anniversary!
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