texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
AlanLCR, Boarbuster22, Medic68W, Droptine8, LeroyJ
70167 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,537
bill oxner 91,416
SnakeWrangler 63,602
stxranchman 59,968
Gravytrain 46,950
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,241
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics609,459
Posts11,322,272
Members85,167
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde #7731470 01/29/20 12:10 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 452
venisonhuntr Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 452
Before the suggestions start flying, let me just say that I will probably be shooting no more that 100-150 yards at targets or hogs. Not looking for night vision or thermal. I can’t decide on a red dot or a traditional rifle scope with/without illumination. Sure would appreciate some solid input. Would like to stay around $300.

Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731481 01/29/20 12:20 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,809
C
Cleric Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
C
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,809
What are you shooting?

At that price I would prolly look for a quality red dot

Last edited by Cleric; 01/29/20 12:20 AM.
Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731544 01/29/20 12:59 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 452
venisonhuntr Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 452
Going to be an AR-15 in .223 Wylde. I will with be hog hunting or just shooting targets. Short to mid range.

Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731605 01/29/20 01:43 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,277
W
watchale Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
W
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,277
I shot 200 yards with my sons EOTech (basically a red dot). It was pretty hard to see the target out that far but I hit 4-4 shot on a 8x8 target. I want a 1-6 or Better scope after doing that.

Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731629 01/29/20 02:06 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 20,352
B
BigPig Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 20,352
Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6
Burris MTac or Tac30 1-4 or 1-6, cant remember what power they come in


Wade Dews, REALTOR ®
Rendon Realty, LLC
Pointman Real Estate Team
www.RendonRealty.com
WadeDews@gmail.com
214-356-2410
VETERAN & LAW ENFORCEMENT OWNED & OPERATED
1% back at closing for First Responders, Veterans, and Teachers.
Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731682 01/29/20 03:06 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 37,520
J.G. Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 37,520
Try to find a deal on a used one.

SS 1-4X

Bomb proof, great glass, 10 feet or 400 yards is no problem. Lots of bang for the buck in that little rifle scope.


[Linked Image]
800 Yard Steel Range
Precision Rifle Instruction
Memberships and Classes Available
Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731685 01/29/20 03:12 AM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 5,898
T
Tactical Cowboy Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
T
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 5,898
RT-6


The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it.
Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: Tactical Cowboy] #7731911 01/29/20 02:40 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 14,341
Q
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Q
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 14,341
Originally Posted by Tactical Cowboy
RT-6


Those Burris are solid. I'd also consider a Leupold 2-7 firedot.


[Linked Image]

https://web.archive.org/web/20170223065011/http:/www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html
Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7731929 01/29/20 02:51 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,901
K
Korean Redneck Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
K
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,901
I recently got the 3-12x Nikon m-tactical for $200 from Europtics for a 17hmr we just got. I'm sure it has something to do with Nikon getting out of the scope game but Nikon products have been good to me in the past so I took a chance. I got it in my hands and the glass is about as good as my old Monarch, I assume it's basically the same. The zero reset function being tool-less and easy is awesome. All that said, I do NOT believe Nikons to be tough as nails. I've never fully tested it on mines but I've beaten around some other rifles and scopes and Nikon just don't seem as tough. I too think swfa scopes are tough, heavy as heck but built like a tank. I've dropped my 3-15 more times than I wish to admit.

https://www.eurooptic.com/Nikon-Tactical-Closeouts.aspx

Not the perfect solution i was looking for but was at a great value/price point.

Re: Optic for AR-15 .223 Wylde [Re: venisonhuntr] #7737618 02/04/20 09:28 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 1,451
J
jrgocards Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
J
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 1,451
I like my Primary Arms 1x6.

JR

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3