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Athlon Ares ETR #7723351 01/20/20 04:49 PM
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Does anybody have first hand experience with these? I hear mostly good things and yes I know they are made in China

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Talk to Chris (P102). I think he has one and likes it.


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Have been running the 4.5-30 on my Ruger RPR in 308 for about a year now. Used it through my SWAT sniper school and it was awesome. So far I have no complaints at all. Has performed right along with some other guys leupold mark 4's in low light shooting.

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I have the btr and its been impressive for cost. Etr is supposed to be better. I have zero complaints on mine.

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Originally Posted by exoticbob
I have the btr and its been impressive for cost. Etr is supposed to be better. I have zero complaints on mine.


+1

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Right now it’s kinda between the ETR and the pst 2 5/25

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I have one, are you looking for mil or moa? Mine is for sale also never used it BNIB moa.

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Mil

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Originally Posted by okstatefan
Originally Posted by exoticbob
I have the btr and its been impressive for cost. Etr is supposed to be better. I have zero complaints on mine.


+1


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God bless John Wayne!
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Originally Posted by Brother in-law
Mil

No it's MOA the one I bought from Chris was mil and I sent it back to Athlon and received a new moa.

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Originally Posted by snake oil
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Mil

No it's MOA the one I bought from Chris was mil and I sent it back to Athlon and received a new moa.


They would've heard from me immediately. That's bs


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Mil

No it's MOA the one I bought from Chris was mil and I sent it back to Athlon and received a new moa.


They would've heard from me immediately. That's bs

That's what I requested. Reason for the return.

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Ah, well that makes sense.


Actually, no it doesn't you traded Mil for MOA. loco


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MOA Rules!!!! (Gotta get Jason fired up).

BIL, I have the Ares TAC and really like it. I left it with Jason for a while, to get his opinion, but I think he got busy and didn’t really have time to run it through it’s paces. I think he felt it was a good scope for the time he spent with it.

I’d be happy to put you behind it at a range if you want.

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Originally Posted by P_102
MOA Rules!!!! (Gotta get Jason fired up).

BIL, I have the Ares TAC and really like it. I left it with Jason for a while, to get his opinion, but I think he got busy and didn’t really have time to run it through it’s paces. I think he felt it was a good scope for the time he spent with it.

I’d be happy to put you behind it at a range if you want.


Remember I did put it on my laser beam .223 A.I. and ran it out to 800 yards. Converting my Mil DOPE to MOA, and the scope dialed what it was told.


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Yes, thanks, I remember that now....

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Although I usually get down on Chinese-made scopes, it seems that Athlon has found a recipe for making mostly-reliable, decent glass quality optics from China. They're generally a step down from Vortex in quality (meaning don't be surprised if you need the warranty). But if budget dictates something less than an SWFA HD 5-20, then Athlon is a decent option.

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Correction, scope I have now is the Midas TAC and it’s been great, especially like the 10 yard parallax. Only small complaint is the parallax adjustment is a bit picky.


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Originally Posted by P_102
MOA Rules!!!! (Gotta get Jason fired up).

BIL, I have the Ares TAC and really like it. I left it with Jason for a while, to get his opinion, but I think he got busy and didn’t really have time to run it through it’s paces. I think he felt it was a good scope for the time he spent with it.

I’d be happy to put you behind it at a range if you want.


Their customer service was really easy to work with and they had no problem giving me an upgrade to MOA rofl

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ETR or just move on. I might be able to get you a deal on one if you give me the correct model #

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The Midas is fine, Buzz is just skeert of Horus type reticles.


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Originally Posted by P_102
The Midas is fine, Buzz is just skeert of Horus type reticles.



You say buzz is afraid of a whoreass?

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