Ar 15 scope

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by cblowe13, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. cblowe13

    cblowe13 New Member

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    What is the best scope for the best price? Don't want a cheap cruddy scope but don't want to spend hundreds
     
  2. Jagermeister

    Jagermeister New Member

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    Nikon and leupold make AR specific scopes for 300 or less.
     

  3. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    You want a variable optic scope, or a red dot, holographic scope, or what?
     
  4. cblowe13

    cblowe13 New Member

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    Trying to go for a regular hunting scope 200/under I have a red dot
     
  5. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 New Member

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    nikon, and burris, also vortex. all make great to good scopes for well under 200 bucks. you might have to search a little bit.

    i paid 90 for my 3x9x40 vortex. so far its worked good. fairly clear glass. slightly thick reticle.

    i paid 150 for my nikon 3x9x40. its performed excellent, very clear glass and great reticle.

    i want a burris next, just need to finish building the rifle first. hehe.
     
  6. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    Nikon ProStaff will probably be a solid option in that range. Midway usually has them at very good pricing, and Amazon can be a great source as well.
     
  7. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    Amazon usually has some great prices. And if you want to save even more, go on their online sight and fill out a visa card. You will get 30 to 50 dollars of credit just for the application. (I got 50 because of my good credit) . Then order the scope you want from Amazon and use your 30 to 50 dollar credit, saving you even more. And you can always destroy the card once you get it in the mail if you are approved.
     
  8. cblowe13

    cblowe13 New Member

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    Thanks guys don't know what I'd do without y'all lol y'all make my nights on third alot shorter
     
  9. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    Also once you put the sight on, your iron sights are about useless. (not a lot of room to raise the rear sight into position.) So you will have to either remove it before adding the scope, or by getting a good quality scope mount (I like Larue) you can quickly detach the scope for close quarters home protection kinda stuff. :)

    mine with irons tucked in:
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  10. ccase39

    ccase39 New Member

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    If you want a red dot I would suggest a Strykfire Vortex. About 185 and works better than many more expensive scopes I have tried out over the past month or so. Very little to no parallax. and none at all over 25 yes. IT also comes with a doubler that attaches that works very well. I am extremely happy with mine. 100% cowitness with my iron sights as well.
     
  11. cblowe13

    cblowe13 New Member

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    That looks great how much was that scope mount and my home protection will be a pistol or two! I sure would hate to have to defend my self with it then it be taken away :(
     
  12. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    Understandable. I use my work shotgun or handgun for home protection, and they can have them!

    The mount is made by a company in Texas called LaRue Tactical. It runs a pricey 120 or so dollars, but was well worth it to me for its function and constantly returning to zero when I remove it and go irons at times. There are a few other mounts that some of the guys here like and also claim they hold their zero, but I have no experience with them.