scope v zoom lens

Subject: scope v zoom lens
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 03:51:36 -0400
hi again
i'm weighing up whether to invest in a scope but also intend to buy a 500mm 
lens plus 1.4x converter for my Canon EOS 300d.
am i doubling up? will the camera gear do the same job as a 60x scope?
any pros or cons on the two greatly appreciated.
thanks in advance
shane b
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