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Old 08-21-2012, 04:19 PM   #11
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hey vikingdad you didnt mention if you had set any sort of cash cap. for my recomendation i'll throw these out there.

nikon prostaff 3x9x40.
have one on my wifes AR and its great. super clear glass holds zero. easy to adjust. comes in pretty affordable at around $160
i would also say the already mentioned nikon p223. i almost bought one myself but didnt need it at that time.
burris would be another affordable but really good optic. you should be able to find them for under $300 depending on magnifacation and other goodies. IMHO you cant go wrong with any of these.

if you decide you need to spend the cash go for a leupold. but the nikons, and burris are to me a much better quality vs cost choice.

http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-ProStaff-Black-Riflescope-Nikoplex/dp/B004MY5L18/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1345562397&sr=8-2&keywords=nikon+prostaff+3-9x40

http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-P-223-3-9x40-Rifle-Reticle/dp/B008CXI3H4/ref=sr_1_6?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1345562437&sr=1-6&keywords=nikon++p223

http://www.amazon.com/BURRIS-FFII-3-9X40-BALLISTIC-MATTE/dp/B008S5MT5S/ref=sr_1_9?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1345562477&sr=1-9&keywords=burris+3x9x40

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Thanks for the tip. Lots to choose from there! I will probably find something if I sift through it all.



I have the tactical end covered, I need more of a longer range scope now.



Hey, don't be hijacking my thread! FWIW though it would have to have a WIDE field of view!
they had long range scopes also not just tactical stuff , take a look
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Give me an idea for a scope. Which would you get for an AK?
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Don't rule out any of the excellent Bushnell Elite Tactical Series. They provide good clarity and brightness for the money. I have them on several rifles, and they are without question one of the most underrated scopes out there.

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Look around the boards, I recently picked up a trijicon in a larue mount fairly cheaply. It is perfect and saved me several hundred bucks. At the same time I bought it there were two or three trijicon 3-9's in larues for sale also.

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I have the Simmons White tail classic. It's a great value buy, but I probably wouldn't go that route again. It's heavy and the eye relief has a really small sweet spot. The burris pepr mount is solid and returns to zero well.

If I did it again I would opt for a Redfield. Something in the 4-12x40 range. My buddy has one. Excellent eye relief, lighter in weight, and brings in light well. For another $100 over the wtc its well worth it($220.00-250).

We use ours to hunt coyote. What do you plan on doing with your scoped Ar?

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I have the Simmons White tail classic. It's a great value buy, but I probably wouldn't go that route again. It's heavy and the eye relief has a really small sweet spot. The burris pepr mount is solid and returns to zero well.

If I did it again I would opt for a Redfield. Something in the 4-12x40 range. My buddy has one. Excellent eye relief, lighter in weight, and brings in light well. For another $100 over the wtc its well worth it($220.00-250).

We use ours to hunt coyote. What do you plan on doing with your scoped Ar?
I have a Redfield on my Savage Model 12 and like it. I was considering getting one of their Revenge scopes and putting that on the Model 12. Might still do it if I can find some reports on the Revenge.

I'll be target shooting and maybe some varmint shooting if I get the chance.
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Personally, I am leaning toward a 3 gun set up. It makes a lot of sense for a lot of situations. I would consider a 1-6 variable scope and an offset pair of BUIS.

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Trijicon makes good regular scopes as well as the ACOG line. Even with a lighted reticle.

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Mine is goin to be used for primarily popping yotes, pigs and whatever I choose to put in my crosshairs on. It's the cheapest scope I have ever bought. A bushnell 4-16x40 BDC with lighted reticle. I'm Impressed.

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