Originally Posted by sweeper22
Vortex is really tough to beat for under $200...and sometimes you can find them for under $150. I've got Vortex Strikefires on two rifles and am very happy. I probably have about $260 into the pair.
That Lucid looks promising as well, but I have zero experience with them.
The lucid is truly a quality piece , US made parts but assembled in China to help keep the cost down . retails for $269 but cheaper thru other distributors . Had it been assembled here you would be looking at a $500+ RDS .