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#6419037 - 08/21/16 09:50 PM Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users
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Any of you knuckleheads used this scope? I'm wanting 1-6 power but not ready to drop $1000+ on something I may or may not like. Mainly for coyotes, range, coons, and possibly the occasional deer/pig hunt.

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#6419077 - 08/21/16 10:15 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
Bought one for one rifle and the scope on the Truck gun started having issues so put the SE on the 1894 357 mag. So far I like it. The one I got was one of the first ones and has FFP so on 1X the reticle is a little small but when you light it up can still see it good. @ 6X the cross hairs are a little thicker than I like but putting it on a rife that I only shoot to 150 yards max it works fine.
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#6419079 - 08/21/16 10:16 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Overall it is a good scope for he $ like a lot of Vortex scopes are
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#6419629 - 08/22/16 11:36 AM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 10/20/14
Posts: 132
Loc: College Station, Texas
I love mine. Have it on a rock river. The lighted recitals make it nice for evening hog hunts.

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#6419955 - 08/22/16 02:21 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 11/04/11
Posts: 262
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I am interested in this as well, as I am wanting to put something in the 1-6x range on my AR for pig hunting. Also looking at the Primary Arms 1-6x. PA is $50 cheaper but Vortex has been good to me, so may be worth it.

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#6420019 - 08/22/16 03:02 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 07/17/14
Posts: 131
Loc: Flower Mound
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
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#6420632 - 08/22/16 11:01 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Have it, use it a lot, love it...

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#6421047 - 08/23/16 11:48 AM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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I've only seen one and wasn't impressed with the glass. It could be an exception, but I was unimpressed.
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#6421579 - 08/23/16 07:57 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 02/25/09
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Loc: Burleson Texas
Have one on my 7mm08 AR, love it and so does my daughter. She enjoys taking coons out on the feeders. Had a 1 x 4 but not enough magnification so I tried the 1 x 6 Strike Eagle, worked like a charm.
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#6421704 - 08/23/16 09:29 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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I am going to pick it up when I get home from Laughlin tomorrow. Thanks for the help fellas.
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#6426277 - 08/26/16 07:44 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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look forward to your review
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#6426402 - 08/26/16 09:29 PM Re: Vortex Strike Eagle opinions/users [Re: David Maas]
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I have shot mine over 1k rounds with no issues. Very nice optic for the price.

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