Outdoor Skills - Hunting Q&A

Q: I'm looking to purchase a scope for my 12-gauge slug gun. What should I look for and what should I avoid? -Joshua Liberman, via e-mail

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A: You don't need a lot of magnification, and you don't want a cheap scope because a slug gun's recoil will unhinge it quickly. Instead, look for a quality glass in the IX¿¿¿4X power range.