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#5756789 - 05/23/15 06:04 PM scope recommendation for ar-15
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Wanting to make this a pig gun. 200 yards max, 60 to 100 normally. Doesn't need to be high end. What say you?
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#5756887 - 05/23/15 08:07 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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Standard first question, what's your budget?
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#5756892 - 05/23/15 08:14 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I like the leupold vx-r patrol or Mark AR 1x-4x24

Less expensive non-illuminated vx2 hog plex.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Leupold-VX-Hog-Riflescope/1339838.uts


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#5756907 - 05/23/15 08:27 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Standard first question, what's your budget?


Under $200
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#5756931 - 05/23/15 08:42 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I went over a tad, but for this price, with these features, I may have to try it out myself.

http://swfa.com/Bushnell-1-4x24-AR-Optics-30mm-Rifle-Scope-Mount-Kit-P61988.aspx
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#5762154 - 05/27/15 03:04 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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Oculus. It's a bass pro brand, lifetime warranty, so if anything happens you just take it to local bass pro and they'll take care of it for you. I just got a 3-9x40 plex reticle and fell in love with it. Only $160 and it's quality glass perfect for what you're wanting.

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#5762250 - 05/27/15 03:53 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I like the Burris tac 30 1-4x, but it is out of your price range. If your not worried about illuminated reticle just get a 3x9. I've got the same scope this guy is selling. Made in USA, redfield lifetime warranty, good glass. $140

http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/5762155/Searchpage/1/Main/465259/Words/redfield/Search/true/Re:_WTS_Redfield_Revolution_3-#Post5762155


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#5762313 - 05/27/15 04:33 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I think I'm going try the Bushnell the FJG linked too, figured if I don't like it the Amazon will take it back.
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#5762531 - 05/27/15 07:29 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
I think I'm going try the Bushnell the FJG linked too, figured if I don't like it the Amazon will take it back.


Well yeah! Since I'm always right. peep
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#5762682 - 05/27/15 08:44 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I've got that same Bushy scope and it is good for the price. The glass is the most odd I've ever looked through but like the reticle and ergonomics.
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#5763583 - 05/28/15 02:10 PM Re: scope recommendation for ar-15 [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I'm rethinking the scope thing. my carry handle is fixed and the angle would seem odd to me.
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