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Hmmm well let me see if I can help a little. While I don't have any variables of the type you mention I have three scopes which could/would be considered what your describing as Dangerous game scopes they are:-

Weaver K3W
Weaver K 1.5 (yep 1 1.2 x mag with tapered post and cross hair it's on a .458 Win Mag)
Bushnell Scopechief 3x

Now all of those give a far greater field of View than your 3-9x despite ther smaller objective lenes so you have no worried on that score it's the light transission which you need to carefully check out. The quality of the lens and it's coatings will be very important in this respect and if your hunting in poor light none of mine would really be suitable as their reticles are nto heavy enough to stand out int he poor light.

THE classic DG scopes that I can think of are the German Ajax in 2.5x or 3x magnification. I also believe Hensoldt and Gorezt (Spelling?) made them. Nowadays it's peorple like Schmidt & Bender, Zeiss and Pecar all of which are very expensive :(.

I suggest you find somewhere that stocks the Simmons line as they do one but I am not sure how heavy the reticle is.
 

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Hmmmm Oldshooter,

I hate to say this but if you cannot shoot an ordinary scope with both eyes open just moving it to the Scout postion will not help.

I also believe that we are so used to higher magnificatiosn that we handicap ourselves to some degree. The majority of use hunters who rarely see game at longer ranges i.e more than 200 yards don't really need 6x+ magnification it's just we have gotten used to it. More is useful for small game of course but then the targets are smaller.
 
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