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Old 10-16-2012, 08:16 PM   #11
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You mean you're thinking Leupold or Nightforce, but would settle for a little BSA?

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I like the scope. Around here where I live I can take shots out to 1200 meters easily. What did you pay for the Nikon? By the way how do you like the Magpul grip? I ordered one to try it and am excited to go to the range.
150-160 i think. the grip is nice very easy to hold. its a tad small if you have big hands but still pretty comfy.
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Aimpoint T1 - Mine is a 2MOA and I really like it. I haven't shot it as much as I wanted to, but I have ultimate faith in the zero and sight after watching the Daniel Defense video.

*Note that these photos show the Primary Arms Micro Dot which I had before I got the Aimpoint. The Aimpoint is the same size, better battery life, more settings, NVG capable, better built, etc. Mine sits on a LaRue mount.



Aimpoints rock, especially with a 2MOA dot.
http://swfa.com/Aimpoint-CompM3-30mm-Red-Dot-Sight-P42383.aspx
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...and here is the Trijicon I have on my AR.
http://swfa.com/Trijicon-5-20x50-Accu-Point-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P12882.aspx
For less than you would spend on a Nightforce or Leupold Mark IV.
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You mean you're thinking Leupold or Nightforce, but would settle for a little BSA?
No I would not. I am looking at getting a Sig 552 for my daughter for her to practice with. That is why I was asking about the BSA. I have heard about them and was wondering. Sorry for the mix up.

I am looking at getting a Bushmaster Patrol Carbine or a Sig M400 or maybe a LMT, not sure yet. I like the idea of having the ability to reach out to 800 meters if need be, but I like the ability for quick shots from 100 to 25 meters or less. If you have ever hunted coyotes you know how quick and quite they can be when they are that close.
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I would take a look at the Nikon M-223 in a 2-8X32 with the BDC600 reticle if you intend on doing 3 gun and yote hunting ,
if your looking at going a little cheaper
P-223 in 3X32 with the BDC reticle . both those should get you out to 600 yards without any adjustments. Both have 95% light transmission and 1/4" MOA turrets
They also make the P-223 in a 3-9X40 same as above for around $200

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Aimpoints rock, especially with a 2MOA dot.
http://swfa.com/Aimpoint-CompM3-30mm-Red-Dot-Sight-P42383.aspx
I have read about these and would like to try them. They just look very fragile. I have not had the chance look at one much less hold one.
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I am in the market for a new optic for my AR. Going to get an A3 flat top with a 16 or 20 in barrel, not sure which one yet.

So I am asking all of you to please post pictures of your scopes, red dot, etc. and why you got them. I live in a small town and the closest gun shop that has any scopes/sights is 2hrs away.

Currently I have an Eotech 552 mounted on my DPMS Carbine.
Why not another eotech? You have a magnifier already.
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I have read about these and would like to try them. They just look very fragile. I have not had the chance look at one much less hold one.
Specs on that
tock # - AIM11408

Matte
2 MOA Dot
30mm
Night Vision Compatable
Free Aimpoint Flip-up Covers w/ Purchase
Free Double Battery Module w/ Purchase

Specifications
Weight (oz): 9.5


2 MOA Dot
Length (in): 6.1
Eye Relief (mm): Unlimited
MOA: 1
Warranty: 10 years
Power Source: 3 volt battery

the Aimpoints are by no means fragile so no worries there

I believe at one time they offered a lifetime warranty on those Aimpoints .Seems weird they would have changed it
For about $250 less you can get the vortex strikefire with a no BS lifetime warranty wether your the first owner or the 10th owner .
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My Vortex 3x9x40 Viper on a Windham Weaponry AR. I bought the scope for small game hunting.

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