Which Scopes Do We Recommend? There are so many choices in riflescopes that customers will often ask, "Which scope do you recommend?" Well first of all, we don't sell ANY scopes that we don't feel are of good quality from reliable manufacturers. But beyond that, I can start with MY favorite riflescope configuration which is 4-12 x40mm with adjustable parallax. This gives low enough magnification for woods hunting (4X) but still high enough magnification for western plains hunting (12X). The 40mm objective gives plenty of light gathering at12X magnification while keeping the scope profile low. And the adjustable parallax lets me dial out optical aiming error at all distances. The rifle scopes listed here are of that or very similar basic configuration. Where they differ from each other is in features like reticle style, tube diameter, objective or side focus parallax, price, etc.