Optics suggestions?

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by caleb6014, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. caleb6014

    caleb6014 New Member

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    I have a mbus rear but looking for a good optic, the one on it is already gone because it was a piece, can't be too expensive! Any suggestions? ImageUploadedByFirearms Talk1395536659.285664.jpg


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  2. goldngun

    goldngun New Member

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    that an ACOG with Trijicon RMR? Looks GTG to me!
     

  3. Mercator

    Mercator Active Member

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    The AR carbine is really for standing, kneeling, or moving, rather than sitting in a chair. Get a red dot with an integral evevated base, such as the Aimpoint Pro (I paid $400-some). I wouldn't spend 4-digit sums of money.
     
  4. caleb6014

    caleb6014 New Member

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    No it's an off brand POS


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  5. Ez2b

    Ez2b New Member

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    Maybe check out the Lucid or PSA has or vortex strike fire for $99 on sale right now.

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  6. Mercator

    Mercator Active Member

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    Cabela's has it on sale too. On an AR, I think it will need a riser.
     
  7. therewolf

    therewolf New Member

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    There's a lot of 3-9X40 scopes out there now,

    which are pretty good. Leupold and Nikon make good stuff,

    for .223/5.56, you may be able to get by with Pentax,

    Bushnell, or Redfield.

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  8. okdonk

    okdonk New Member

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    Don't buy the Vortex StrikeFire or the Sparc YET!! Cos they are releasing both Gen 2 models soon.
    Once they released them, most probably the current models will be on sale everywhere.
    If you can't wait, PSA always have them for good deals. StrikeFire for $99 while the Sparc usually for $120.
    For Aimpoint.. i love my PRO and T1.
     
  9. Ez2b

    Ez2b New Member

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    No riser are needed for the one from PSA plus they have free shipping this weekend. And yes the vortex gen 3 is coming out shortly but I doubt this one will be much less than what it is

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  10. Mumblesa10

    Mumblesa10 New Member

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    What about Eotech XPS-2? Can be found for about $475. US made and tough as heck. Focused at infinity and works with both eyes open.


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  11. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    welcome to the forum! stop over in the Introductions Section and say hello to everyone.
     
  12. ccase39

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    I think you are right and they have dropped the prices as low as they are going to already because of the next generation
     
  13. Ez2b

    Ez2b New Member

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    Yeah I just received mine about 20 minutes ago fits perfect 1/3 Co witness this looks great so far

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  14. sweeper22

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    Under $200- Vortex Strikefire or Sparc. B-grade optics at a D+ price. Great value.

    $400- Aimpoint pro

    Magnified- Depends on your tastes. Nikon is a good option in my opinion.
     
  15. Ez2b

    Ez2b New Member

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    I also would recommend the aim-point pro but the question was for a budget 1

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  16. jjfuller1

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    there are so many optics choices. and many good ones have been listed here. decide what you want it to be capable of, and determine your max cost. a good nikon scope can be had under 300. or a good RDS for 400 and less. then theres always a true acog. ;)
     
  17. samnev

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    If you intend to shoot for accuracy a red dot will disappoint you. I sold my Aimpoint ML3 and EoTech 552.A65 because of the groups I was getting at 100 yards. Imo you would be better revered by the Vortex 1-4X variable or the 2.5-10X. At 1X the 1-4 can be used like a red dot and 4x for longer ranges up to 200 yards.
     
  18. BigBizz87

    BigBizz87 New Member

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    I bought a Bushnell TRS-25 for $75 has been a great optic for me so far no problems at all.
    MY.02