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Old 01-15-2013, 03:40 PM   #11
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I am running a Bushnell Trophy XLT 1-4X24 with a 4A reticle and a 1 moa illuminated red dot built in. Optisan is similar but cheaper. Dont know how good.
http://swfa.com/Bushnell-1-4x24-Trophy-XLT-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P48386.aspx
http://swfa.com/Optisan-1-4x24-Mamba-EAR30-Mount-Combo-P51887.aspx

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Take a look at the little Leupold 1.5-4X20 "African."

A little over your $300 target, but well worth it.

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Are there cheaper acog style scopes?

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Bushnell makes an optic that looks almost identical, way cheaper and functions perfectly. I have a buddy who uses one and he loves it.

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Take a look at the little Leupold 1.5-4X20 "African."

A little over your $300 target, but well worth it.
I love mine , You can shoot this one with both eyes open without any issues .
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If you are keeping your shots inside 100 yards as previously stated you wouldn't really need drop compensation for a AR chambered in .223/5.56. A 25yd zero would have you hitting just slightly high at 100 yds as the bullet wouldn't have reached the high point of its arc yet.

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Are there cheaper acog style scopes?
Not really.

"cheapa u buy, cheapa U get!"

There's cheap junk for sale everywhere. You will know it by it's price tag.
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