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Need help choosing right scope to put on ar 556 #6031181 11/16/15 12:42 AM
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What scope is best for coyote/ deer scope up to 200 yard shot. Looking for best bang for buck. Nikon Luepold etc. thanks for the help.

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What is your budget?

I would think a 1-4 would work well

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What is your budget?

I would think a 1-4 would work well


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Viper PST and SS come to mind.


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Trying to stay under 300

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Used Leupold 3-9x40 vx2.


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Burris Fulfield II 3 x 9 x 40 $200
Nikon Prostaff 3 x 9 x 40 $180


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Originally Posted By: Cast
Used Leupold 3-9x40 vx2.


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Burris Fulfield II 3 x 9 x 40 $200
Nikon Prostaff 3 x 9 x 40 $180


Any of those would be good. For just a little more, I went with the Burris 3-9x40 with the illuminated reticle on my 6.8 SPC.


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I am looking at Ruger AR 556. It comes with iron sights. Problem is from what I've researched its a pain to change front sight/Gas Block because they have theirs mounted differently. Can you mount the scope to were the front iron sight won't be seen in scope?

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Originally Posted By: cp50948
I am looking at Ruger AR 556. It comes with iron sights. Problem is from what I've researched its a pain to change front sight/Gas Block because they have theirs mounted differently. Can you mount the scope to were the front iron sight won't be seen in scope?


You won't even be able to tell the front sight is there through the scope if you go with a 3-9 power like most have suggested. With a 1-4 set to the lowest power you will see the front sight.

It is relatively simple to change out the fixed front sight for a low profile gas block, but if you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself a gunsmith will do it in about 2 minutes for $20 or so (not including the price of the new gas block.)


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I have changed several gas blocks. What is different on the Ruger AR?


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I have changed several gas blocks. What is different on the Ruger AR?


The push pins are on top of the barrel, nothing a clamp on block wont fix


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Easy fix. YHM makes good clamp on blocks. I use them.

Plus, you won't see the front sight. You might even consider a MI flip up on the rear and a QD scope mount so you have BUIS.


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Originally Posted By: Cast
Easy fix. YHM makes good clamp on blocks. I use them.

Plus, you won't see the front sight. You might even consider a MI flip up on the rear and a QD scope mount so you have BUIS.



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Cabelas has a Leupold V2 3x9x40 on sale for $249.00, bought one for my AR today

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For $200.00 a Burris Fullfield II. Over $200.00 then the VX-2. For my eyes.


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MTAC 1-4... Funny how many times this is the answer.


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