Best Scope For Rossi RS22 – Reviews and Buying Guide w/FAQs

.22 firing riflescopes aren’t rare. There are tons of them available. In fact, we wrote a few guide about how to choose the best .22 LR riflescope. You should read it if you have time. Rossi RS22 is one of those gun that is capable of firing .22.

While you could just grab a riflescope that supports this caliber, it’s not the best idea always. Often, you will end up with a scope that doesn’t synergizes with your rifle. That’s why, it’s our attempt at helping you find the best scope for Rossi RS22 and prevent you from making the same mistake. Without further ado, let’s start.

Best Rossi RS22 Scopes – [Editor’s Choice]

1. Bushnell Trophy Rifle Scope w/Multi-X Reticle

The final scope on our list today is from Bushnell. A brand that is known for their budget offering and utmost devotion to the community. Bushnell is not a new name to many. Even if you never bought a scope previously, I’m sure you have heard of Bushnell before.

The Trophy riflescope is a Budget offering from Bushnell. It’s a .22 supported riflescope with a Multi-X reticle. The reticle is quite gorgeous and very easy to use. You will get better at reading the recoil as time goes. Initially, the reticle won’t look to distracting to you either.

The scope is made out of aluminum and it features glass lenses. The lenses are bright and its very color accurate. It’s bright enough to be usable during low-light condition. But the performance could have been better.

For the money, it’s one of the best scopes for Rossi RS22. There is no doubt or denying that fact. Bushnell knew what they are making and they did it brilliantly. The scope is gorgeous to look and it performs equally awesome.

Does it support air rifles?

It’s usable with an air rifle.

Where is this scope made in?

It’s made in Korea.

Does it come with mounting rings?

No, it doesn’t come with mounting rings. It doesn’t come with lens covers either.

2. Simmons 3-9x32mm .22 Matte Black Riflescope

Simmons .22 LR firing riflescope is one of the best .22 scope. It’s lightweight, durable, and very much suitable for RS22. It’s a rimfire riflescope that delivers top of the line performance.

The scope is not made out of plastic or polymer. It’s a bit of surprising to see a scope made out of metal in this price. The build quality is surprisingly good. There is no quality issues visible anywhere in the scope. The anodization is nice and clean as well.

The lenses are surprisingly good. Honestly, everything about this scope is surprising. In theory, it shouldn’t be possible to provide a good scope for this price. But hey, I don’t know hat kind of string Simmons are pulling but scopes like these are hard to come by.

Rossi RS22 can utilize the scope completely. The maximum magnification has almost no distortion on the main viewing area. Making it a good scope for hunting.

Does this scope come with mounting rings?

It does.

Where is this scope made in?

It’s made in China.

Does this support air rifles?

It does support air rifle.

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3. CVLIFE 3-9×40 Optics R4 Reticle Crosshair Scope

CVLIFE 3-9×40 is one of the cheapest riflescopes available on the market. The price of this is so low! It makes you wonder whether it’s actual good or not. I mean, at this price range you expect some toy, not a working riflescope.

But to let you know, this is actually a riflescope that works very well with guns like RS22. While it’s not suitable for high-recoil guns, it can work well with a RS22. It’s made out of durable alloy. It’s a mixture of aluminum and alloy to make a new lightweight material. Often you see this material being used in bicycles and riflescopes as well.

The lenses are good. They are not the best thing in the world, but they are not the worst either. They are decent and bright. You will get what you are paying for. A working riflescope for your RS22 to get you started.

Does it come with mounting rings?

It does come with mounting rings.

Where is this made in?

It’s made in China.

Can you use it on an air rifle?

Yes, you can use it on an air rifle.

4. Barska AC10380 Plinker-22 3-9×32 Scope

Plinker 22 is another .22 LR cartridge supported riflescope. Barska is known for their budget scopes among hunters and tactical shooters alike. Their scopes are made for semi-automatic rifles, bolt action rifles, air rifles, etc. Any gun you could think of.

The gun we have here is Rossi RS22. A .22 firing rifle. Barska Plinker 22 seemed like a no brainer for this rifle. The scope is made out of durable and lightweight alloy steel. It’s a rustproof material that is not too heavy or bulky.

The lenses are coated to provide you good experience in short and long-range hunting. The lens are bright and very color accurate. If you are a newbie and don’t want to start with a complex reticle, you will absolutely love the 30/30 reticle then. It’s a very easy to understand and easy to use reticle.

With the Rossi RS22, Plinker 22 is a very good match. It can handle the recoil of the Rossi and it can work with the Rossi in any given weather condition. As Plinker is water, fog, and shock proof. Targeting with this scope is quite easy and straightforward. The accuracy of the scope is excellent as well. With proper tuning with the gun, you are good to go.

Does this scope come with mounting rings?

It does come with standard mounting rings made by Barska.

Where is this scope made in?


Does it come with lens covers?

Yes, it comes with lens cover and lens cleaning cloth inside the scope package.

5. SVBONY SV120 Rifle Scope 3-9×40 Rifle Scope

If you take a look at the prices of all the scopes mentioned so far, you will notice a pattern here. Most of them are super budget scope and very entry level scope. They don’t cost thousands of dollars and they will do more than fine with Rossi RS22.

SV120 is an extremely affordable riflescope with 9x maximum magnification. This riflescope is most suited for small game hunting and short-range target practicing. The accuracy of the scope is good, but it’s nothing to brag about. For the money, you should be happy with this good performance.

The lens of the scope is coated as well. It’s bright and color accurate. Base magnification is crisp and there is no distortion or blur present on the scope. At maximum magnification, it’s not noticeable either. If you really want to nitpick, you can see a bit of distortion here and there. But that’s forgivable considering how cheap this scope is.

Does this scope come with mounting rings?

It does come with standard mounting rings that SVBONY makes themselves.

Where are SVBONY scopes made in?

They are made in China.

Does it come with lens covers?

Yes, SVBONY includes free complimentary scope lenses for this scope.

Things To Keep in Mind Before Buying

Rossi RS22, what a wonderful rifle. It deserves nothing less than the best. Choosing that best however will depend on your preference completely. If you know what you are looking for in a scope, it’s quite an easy decision to make. If you don’t, then keep a couple of things in mind while choosing the scope. This will help you make the decision easily.

Build Quality

Scope’s structural integrity is very important for a scope to be good. If the body is not durable, it won’t be able to keep the lens and the prism inside safe. And it definitely won’t be able to prevent water from going inside.

Lens Quality

If the lenses aren’t good, you won’t be able to magnify satisfyingly. You will have tons of distortion and motion blur ruining your experience. Even if it costs a bit more money, grabbing a scope with good lens will go a long way.


Rossi RS22 can benefit from high-magnification. But do you need high magnification? If the answer is yes, choose a scope from the list that is offering the magnification you looking for.

The Warranty

As you can see, most of the scopes mentioned today are very budget friendly. Budget products can be a hit or miss at times. It’s safe bet to have a credible warranty than not having any warranty at all.


And that concludes our discussion of today. We tried our best to provide you the very best riflescope for your Rossi RS22, and I hope we were able to succeed in that. I know choosing one from five mentioned here can be a bit bothersome. But if you read the article and realized about what you need, the decision will be much easier.

Whether it’s a high-end scope or a budget scope, Rossi will accept it with open arms. It’s you that need to decide on which route you are going. Best of luck and I will see you on the next one.

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