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#6831758 - 07/23/17 04:18 PM 1-x scopes...
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So I just bout an 18in larue Grendel. I am waiting some help on scopes...

I am leaning towards a 1-x scope

In
PST2 1-6
Razor 1-6
Smrs1-6.5

Out
Xtr 2 (34mm tube need 30)
Primary arms
Strike eagle

What other ones should I look at...

Most important factor is brightness. I will use this to hunt with

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#6831779 - 07/23/17 04:43 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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Steiner T5Xi 1-5x

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#6833499 - 07/25/17 08:58 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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I love my T5Xi 1-5
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#6833526 - 07/25/17 09:20 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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Strike Eagle 1 x 6, they now also make a 1 x 8
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#6833556 - 07/25/17 09:36 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: GLC
Strike Eagle 1 x 6, they now also make a 1 x 8


Originally Posted By: Cleric
So I just bout an 18in larue Grendel. I am waiting some help on scopes...

I am leaning towards a 1-x scope

In
PST2 1-6
Razor 1-6
Smrs1-6.5

Out
Xtr 2 (34mm tube need 30)
Primary arms
Strike eagle


What other ones should I look at...

Most important factor is brightness. I will use this to hunt with


Also,its 1-6x or 1-8x. Not 1x6 or 1x8.

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#6834386 - 07/25/17 10:24 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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Razor or Burris XTR2
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#6834415 - 07/25/17 11:14 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Razor or Burris XTR2


Read above post. No XTR2, he doesn't want 34mm.

Man the reading comprehension is weak in these threads lately.

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#6834417 - 07/25/17 11:20 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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I like Zeiss Duralyt. 1.2-5x

Incredible brightness and super clear view


Edited by cabosandinh (07/25/17 11:21 PM)

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#6834467 - 07/26/17 06:04 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: MacDaddy21]
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Originally Posted By: MacDaddy21
Also,its 1-6x or 1-8x. Not 1x6 or 1x8.


Thank you.
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#6834767 - 07/26/17 11:03 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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I use a Schmidt 1-4 for lightweight hunting. Pretty basic but great for dawn/dusk. Swarovski would be another one to look at.

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#6837529 - 07/28/17 10:14 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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So after getting my hands on 1-6 I have decided that I want a bit more mag...

Thinking 3-18, 2-10 ish area now


Where did all the good glass 30mm scopes go? Seems like all the new ones are 34mm and weight a ton. I think vortex gen 2 razor 3-18 is 40+'ounces


The mark 6 at 28 looks nice...

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#6837542 - 07/28/17 10:23 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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I have not seen improvement in terms of light gathering
And clarity by going with 30 or 34 mm

I have all of them

Glass quality and quality coatings have the most impact

Go look at 1" Zeiss. Swavroski s&an etc. but ones with
Good coatings and glass

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#6837783 - 07/29/17 10:21 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Cleric]
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Post up pics of your larue. Im a little surprised they are on the grendel and blackout flavors but opted for 260 over 6.5 creedmoor.

I like Vortex and the Nightforce SHV line of scopes. Reasonably priced with plenty of features.

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#6838482 - 07/29/17 10:30 PM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: MacDaddy21
Also,its 1-6x or 1-8x. Not 1x6 or 1x8.


Thank you.


Maybe my biggest gun related pet peeve. That and referring to every gun as a "tack driver".
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#6838702 - 07/30/17 09:52 AM Re: 1-x scopes... [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: MacDaddy21
Also,its 1-6x or 1-8x. Not 1x6 or 1x8.


Thank you.


Maybe my biggest gun related pet peeve. That and referring to every gun as a "tack driver".


Even though I have shot lots of tacks I never refer to a gun as a tack driver, to me this is a tack driver

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