just my $0.02:
have shot one once and i loved it so its on my to buy list after duck season. its great quality and having the illuminated reticle and 6x is nice. but what sold me is a gent that i am loosely connected to (through mutual military friends from my days in) who is currently using one on his AR-15 to deliver freedom and democracy to those ISIS booger-eaters as a private militia member, and he has raved about its usefulness there. his instagram is full of pictures of him using it
2 blue wing teal hens, 1 cinnamon teal hen, 15 dove.