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#7154763 - 04/29/18 10:49 AM .300 Blackout Optics
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Just acquired a .300 Blackout and would like ideas for optics. Would prefer something with mil or a BDC reticle and also first focal plane.

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#7154812 - 04/29/18 12:14 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
RHutch Offline
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I'd consider the SS 3-9 FFP for that round in both super and sub loadings.
Plenty of ele adjustment when needed and lots of holdover on the windshield.
Is this a bolt gun or AR?

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#7154828 - 04/29/18 12:47 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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Itís a diamondback AR.

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#7154961 - 04/29/18 03:55 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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Budget?
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#7154970 - 04/29/18 04:05 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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Like to stay under $1500.

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#7154977 - 04/29/18 04:24 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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SS 1-6x24


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#7155005 - 04/29/18 05:11 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: TexFlip]
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^^Yup^^
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#7155132 - 04/29/18 07:31 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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Anyone have experience or opinions on the sightmark pinnacle 1-6x24 AAC?

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#7156749 - 05/01/18 12:10 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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I might get blasted here, but I just topped mine with the vortex viper 1-6x24 with the illuminated retical, and love it.. The brightness settings have a click in between, so if you like to set on 4 or 5, you can turn off with one click in between versus dialing all the way back to zero..





Yes, I cheaped out on the mounts..
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#7157633 - 05/02/18 10:12 AM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Stevarino]
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Originally Posted By: Stevarino






That cheek weld though....
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#7158668 - 05/03/18 08:42 AM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Originally Posted By: Skylar@SWFA
Originally Posted By: Stevarino



That cheek weld though....


Are you referring to the height? I ordered online last wednesday, headed out on Friday. Ordered medium height and know I screwed up.. got any recommendations maybe in the $100-150 range? It sits right on my cheek bone, but seems to fit my 9yo son well..
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#7159016 - 05/03/18 01:06 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Stevarino]
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Swfa Ssalt mount. $60 but you can find it on sale quite often.

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#7159153 - 05/03/18 02:43 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Stevarino]
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Originally Posted By: Stevarino
Originally Posted By: Skylar@SWFA
Originally Posted By: Stevarino



That cheek weld though....


Are you referring to the height? I ordered online last wednesday, headed out on Friday. Ordered medium height and know I screwed up.. got any recommendations maybe in the $100-150 range? It sits right on my cheek bone, but seems to fit my 9yo son well..


Yes sir, I'm surprised you were able to get a cheek weld. I wasn't poking fun at your choice, but those rings make it tough to get a solid cheek weld.

Use this: https://swfa.com/swfa-s-s-a-l-t-30mm-scope-mount.html

It is much more forgiving.
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#7159181 - 05/03/18 03:10 PM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Txhunter65]
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No offense taken.. I knew I messed up when I opened the mail.. thanks for the recommendation
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#7159872 - 05/04/18 08:12 AM Re: .300 Blackout Optics [Re: Stevarino]
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Originally Posted By: Stevarino
No offense taken.. I knew I messed up when I opened the mail.. thanks for the recommendation


You bet.
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