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Scope for a 22-250 Varmit

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I picked up a Winchester Model 70 Coyote Stainless 22-250 yesterday and have no clue about scopes. All I've ever had is Shotguns, pistols, and 22's. No serious rifles. 10000x2222 doesnt mean anything to me. Anyway, the gun is a bull barrell, heavy stock gun. I need a scope for it.

I plan to shoot paper, and maybe some varmits or a prarie dog hunt if I'm lucky.

I have a $300 gift certificate that I can redeem for Cabelas(Catalog, store, or website) or Bass Pro(Catalog Only). I know the pice range in optics is crazy. I used a buddies Zeiss this year on a 300 Ultra Mag, and was super impressed with the clarity and such(not being a rifle guy), but I know he dropped a grand on it. I'd like to stick around the $200 - $400 mark IF i will be able to get something decent for that. If not, make me a suggestion for what I need to spend on what. Go easy, boat seasons coming...

Any suggestions would be appreciated..
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I would go with a Weaver Grand Slam 6.5-20x42mm.
Cabelas has them for $360.00. If your going to be shooting at long range all the time I would go for the Weaver T36 target scope. It is a fixed 36x40mm power so it may be abit much for 100yd shooting.
There are companies that make soft sunshade for scope that are not made to take a fixed shade. One such company is this one
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