The Model 783 is a bolt-action civilian rifle made for hunting. Just like every other bolt-action rifle, the 783 doesn’t come with any kind of mounting scope whatsoever. The Remington 783 stock receiver has drilled holes that receive standard scope rings. But to make it more versatile, you can install an EGW Remington 783 mounting rail.
Now that you know your gun already supports some scopes and you can make it support more, time to find out the best scope for the Remington 783. You and I both know it’s not an easy decision to make. But it’s a decision that you have to make. So, let’s make it worth it. Without further ado, let’s start and find out what the current market has to offer for Remington 783.
How To Choose a Scope For Remington 783?
The Model 783 is a wonderful hunting weapon. That’s why I tried to include scopes that are great for hunting. Whether you are doing short-range or long-range, all 3 of these scopes mentioned above will do amazing for you.
But I can see you are still confused a bit. Let me walk you through the process that I follow while purchasing a scope.
First and foremost, how durable the scope is. While most scopes are made out of aluminum, some budget ones are made out of thermoplastic as well. Even if they are plastic, they can be durable. That’s the point, the scope needs to be durable enough to withstand the wrath of the 783.
How much magnification is required? What kind of hunting do you do? What kind of range? How much magnification is necessary? Depending on that, you might like one scope more than the other. After all, you decide your own needs.
Now comes the fun part, the money-spending part. How much are you willing to spend on them? Want to spend as little as possible or as much as possible? You have both options. There is an option in the middle as well. So, decide on how much you are willing to spend for a scope.
Best Scope For Remington 783 [Editor’s Picks]
1. Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9x40mm Riflescope
VX-Freedom has set a bar for budget rifle scopes on the market. The scope is made for hunting and it’s suitable for long-range hunting as well. The housing of the scope is made out of durable aluminum. The material is turned into a chassis for the scope through CNC machine processing.
The lenses used on this optic are fully multi-coated as well. The performance of the lens is one of the best in this price range. On top of being multi-coated, the lenses also utilize the Leupold twilight light management system. It’s a method that Leupold uses to make their scope perform better during low light.
While the lenses aren’t made out of HD glasses, they are not far behind them either. In terms of performance and resisting dust, it’s almost there. The inside of the chassis is also purged with nitrogen. Making it fogproof.
As the lenses are sealed tightly, water cannot go inside either. The scope is also rated to be shockproof. The recoil coming from the bolt-action chamber won’t be able to damage the scope at all.
Does Leupold VX-Freedom include mounting rings?
No, it does not provide any mounting rings. You will need to purchase 1-inch mounting rings. Leupold makes wonderful 1” mounting rings.
Good for hunting?
Made for hunting. So, yes. It’s excellent for hunting.
Does Leupold provide any warranty on their product?
Yes, they offer a very generous warranty on their product. They offer a lifetime warranty with their riflescopes.
2. Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12×40 SFP Riflescope
The Diamondback lineup of products from Vortex is known to be the best friend of a hunter. Their spotters are gorgeous for stalking your prey and they are wonderful birdwatchers as well. The optics don’t fall short on any corners either.
With an extremely durable aluminum housing, the scope is water, fog, and shockproof simultaneously. Vortex did a wonderful job in O-ring usage and purging the inside of the Diamondback.
On top of that, the humongous 40mm objective lens gathers plenty of light for you to work with. Those lights create astonishing image quality. One of the best optical performances on the second focal plane possible.
This extremely durable and rugged scope is made for hunters. Whether you are doing small-game hunting or big-game, or stalking and then hunting, you can do all of those with this scope and the Model 783 with ease. Without a doubt, one of the best Remington Model 783 scopes you can buy right now.
Does this scope come with mounting rings?
No, it doesn’t. You will need to purchase some 1” mounting rings for it. Vortex makes great 1” mounting rings.
Is this FFP?
No, the scope reticle is in SFP.
Does Vortex offer a warranty?
They do. They offer an unlimited, unconditional lifetime warranty. Whether you are the first owner or the third, doesn’t matter.
3. Bushnell Trophy Rifle Scope with Multi-X Reticle
The Bushnell Trophy series is quite famous among hunters. Whether it’s the red dot or the scope, they both are good in their own departments. The Trophy scope is capable of magnifying up to 9x.
The housing of this durable scope is made out of aluminum. The inside of the housing is purged with chemicals to remove any moisture from the inside and make it fogproof. To prevent water from going inside and messing up the lens and adjustments, the scope also has a waterproof rating under the belt.
The capped turrets on this are super easy to use and they hold the adjustment well under heavy firing as well. They won’t accidentally change the adjustments from drops. The huge objective lens gathers plenty of light to work with.
The Multi-X reticle is quite nice to look at. On top of that, it has fast target acquisition. You can swiftly switch from one target to another with flawless accuracy. Something other cheap scopes won’t be able to do.
Does Bushnell include any scope rings with it?
No, they don’t. You can easily remedy that problem though. Grab some Weaver Quad lock 1” mounting rings.
Does Bushnell offer a warranty?
Yes, they do. The scope is backed by Bushnell’s no-question-asked lifetime warranty.
Does this have HD glasses?
No, it doesn’t. But it does have RainGuard HD lens coating. That does improve the lens a bit but not on par with HD by any means.
Scopes for Model 783 aren’t that rare. But scopes that can hunt and support the gun without cracking upon firing are quite rare. Bolt-action chambers are known to crack open poorly made scopes.
Thankfully, none of the scopes I suggested to you guys today suffers from this issue. Choosing the right one for you will, of course, depend mostly on you. But I hope I made that decision making a bit easier. With that said, that’s all for now and I will see you guys later with a new one. Till then, take care.