Sighting in a .308 rifle...

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Re: Sighting in a .308 rifle...

Post by Neptune Glory » Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:11 am

Doctorr Fabulous wrote:Just remember that you absolutely get what you pay for in optics/mounts.
I agree. At the moment, not going to try for super long shots. I would prefer an optic with a glowing reticle, but those are expensive. I did look into the Leupold HAMR as an affix-and-forget option, but the cost and the fact that is was built with .223 rifles in mind gives me pause.

After reading a very good article on scopes for AR style rifles ( http://opticsthoughts.com/?page_id=1109 ), I decided to go with either of these recommended models:
- $200 and under: Both Vortex Diamondback and Burris Fullfield make very nicely sorted out 2-7×35 and 3-9×40 scopes. They are very sturdy and have decent reticle. If you are on a budget, these should be at the top of your list.
Hopefully that will work out for the purposes I have in mind. If not, I can look into more expensive glass after I have a bit more experience with the rifle... right now, I'm about about 30 rounds put through it with backup MagPul sights!

Thanks!
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