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#5828487 - 07/12/15 11:09 AM Swfa SS 1-6x24
Anton Chigurh Offline
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Registered: 06/22/14
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I have a 1-4, and 2.5-10 now, I'm considering consolidating to one scope for all around use on my ARs. The SS 1-6 seems like it'd be pretty versatile.

Anyone running of these?

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#5828564 - 07/12/15 11:57 AM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: Anton Chigurh]
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I went with the leupold v-6, because of wieght
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#5829785 - 07/13/15 10:11 AM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: Anton Chigurh]
Gravytrain Offline
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I like having multiples that I can move around for different jobs.

I have the same two scope ranges and like having both, plus a 3x-15x to boot.

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#5831102 - 07/14/15 12:22 AM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: Anton Chigurh]
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I'm running the Swfa SS 1-6x24 on my Seekins AR and really like it, especially the fine subtensions. I also just got my Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6 on a 6.8 and like it as well. The subtensions are not as precise but I was consistently banging steel 600.
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#5831570 - 07/14/15 12:15 PM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: Anton Chigurh]
Anton Chigurh Offline
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From the reviews I've seen, the reticle is well liked.

It's pretty heavy, I assume due to its construction, so I'm sure it's bombproof.

The vx6 1-6 is attractive also, due to it being lightweight and compact, but would be less useful for mid range work.

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#5831575 - 07/14/15 12:18 PM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: Big Fitz]
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Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
I'm running the Swfa SS 1-6x24 on my Seekins AR and really like it, especially the fine subtensions. I also just got my Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6 on a 6.8 and like it as well. The subtensions are not as precise but I was consistently banging steel 600.


Please spill the beans on where you got a Strike Eagle, I called my Vortex rep and he said they haven't been shipped yet
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#5832307 - 07/14/15 08:14 PM Re: Swfa SS 1-6x24 [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
I'm running the Swfa SS 1-6x24 on my Seekins AR and really like it, especially the fine subtensions. I also just got my Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6 on a 6.8 and like it as well. The subtensions are not as precise but I was consistently banging steel 600.


Please spill the beans on where you got a Strike Eagle, I called my Vortex rep and he said they haven't been shipped yet


I pre-ordered when they were first announced earlier this year. I think they have a real winner with this one and will buy another when available. The subtensions are not as fine as the SWFA 1-6 but it worked good enough to bang steel at 600 with my 6.8.
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