10 Best Schmidt And Bender For Hunting

Updated on: September 2022

Best Schmidt And Bender For Hunting in 2022


SCHMIDT . BENDER 56mm Black Aluminum Sun Shade 971-45650

SCHMIDT . BENDER 56mm Black Aluminum Sun Shade 971-45650
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2022

History of the Gun SHOT Show Edition Ep. 123

History of the Gun SHOT Show Edition Ep. 123
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2022

Schmidt and Bender 8x56 Hungarian 30mm A7 Rifle Scope

Schmidt and Bender 8x56 Hungarian 30mm A7 Rifle Scope
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2022

Schmidt & Bender PM II High Power 5-45x56 34mm FFP .1 MRAD TreMoR 3 Illumi. Riflescope

Schmidt & Bender PM II High Power 5-45x56 34mm FFP .1 MRAD TreMoR 3 Illumi. Riflescope
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2022
  • 5-45x zoom magnification; 56mm objective lens; index-matched anti-reflection fully multicoated optics; 7.8 - 0.9m @ 100m wide field of view
  • TReMoR3 Illuminated First Focal Plane ranging reticle
  • Equipped with MTC (More Tactile Clicks) function, which makes it easier for the shooter to count the necessary clicks when adjusting the reticle
  • 34mm one-piece aluminum main-tube; corrosion and scratch-resistant matte black anodized finish
  • Nitrogen-filled, fog and waterproof

SCHMIDT . BENDER Hunting 3-12x50 30mm 644-811-452-40-05A02

SCHMIDT . BENDER Hunting 3-12x50 30mm 644-811-452-40-05A02
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2022

Schmidt & Bender Hunting 3-12x42 30mm 645-811-882-05-05A02

Schmidt & Bender Hunting 3-12x42 30mm 645-811-882-05-05A02
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2022

Schmidt-Bender 4-16x56 PM II Ultra Bright LP P4LF Reticle 1cm CCW DT MTC LT/ST ZS CT

Schmidt-Bender 4-16x56 PM II Ultra Bright LP P4LF Reticle 1cm CCW DT MTC LT/ST ZS CT
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2022
  • Remarkable transmission and a field of view of 9. 4m/100m makes this rifle scope the ideal device for ambitious tactical and sporting shooters
  • The focus is on precise shooting particularly under low light conditions at medium and long distances
  • Double turn elevation adjustment with tactile rotational indicator and More Tactile Clicks (MTC) function, Ultra-flat lockable turret (LT), with a Zero Stop (ZS)
  • Capped flat windage turret
  • Revised design: more rounded shapes and flat turrets result in a harmonious interplay of military strength and timeless elegance

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.5-8x42 FD7 CM CW Hunting Turret

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.5-8x42 FD7 CM CW Hunting Turret
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2022

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.1-5x24 FD9 LMC 1.5cm CW Hunting Turret

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.1-5x24 FD9 LMC 1.5cm CW Hunting Turret
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2022

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.1-5x24 FD7 LMC 1.5cm CW Hunting Turret

Schmidt Bender Stratos 1.1-5x24 FD7 LMC 1.5cm CW Hunting Turret
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2022

Deer Hunting with the Ruger Mini-Thirty

The Ruger Mini-Thirty is a compact semi-automatic rifle that is chambered for the 7.62X39 cartridge.

The Ruger Mini-Thirty is one of two rifles made by Ruger on the same semi-automatic action. The other rifle is the Mini-14 that is offered in a Ranch rifle version and a tactical version. The Ruger Mini-Thirty is only offered in this year's catalog with a synthetic stock, but older models can be found used with a wood stock. The weight of the Ruger Mini-Thirty is about 6.75 pounds and the overall length is 37 ¼ inches with a 18 ½ inch barrel. Compare this to a standard hunting rifle such as the Remington Model 700 at about a 7.4 pounds, a 42 ½ inch overall length and a 22 inch barrel and it is easy to see that the smaller Mini-Thirty is quite comfortable to carry in the deer woods. The Mini-Thirty is even a little shorter and lighter than the Marlin 336.

The Ruger Mini-Thirty looks quite bulky with its oversized handguard, but feels good in the hands. The Mini-Thirty points well and quickly making it a great brush rifle for deer hunting. Though the Mini-Thirty comes with Ruger mounts for scope mounting, I like the open sights for short yardage shots. The rear peep sight and post front line up quickly and deliver hunting accuracy reliably. The 5 shot detachable magazine is fine for deer hunting, but larger magazines are available to play around with though a 30 round magazine would be awkward in the deer woods! Check with your local authorities for laws or regulations regarding magazine capacity while hunting.

Most shooters are familiar with the 7.62X39 round as it is well known as the chambering of the AK-47 and the SKS. Due to the 7.62X39's use in these military rifles, cheap ammunition is available for informal shooting with the Mini-Thirty. Major manufacturers such as Remington, Wolf, and Winchester make hunting loads for the 7.62X39. Reloading components are available to load hunting loads for the 7.62X39 as well. The 7.63X39 compares fairly well with the 30-30 Winchester. This means that about 200 yards is the maximum range for deer hunting with a Mini-Thirty.

The Ruger Mini-Thirty might not look like a conventional deer hunting rifle but it certainly can get the job done. With great availability of inexpensive ammunition to shoot with and loadings suitable for deer hunting, the Mini-Thirty is a gun that a deer hunter can shoot year around and have a lot of fun in the process.

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