View Full Version : AR 308 @ the Shoot n Q - What optics
09-12-2010, 10:00 AM
I picked up a Remington AR25 (AR sporting rifle in 308) a few weeks ago. I have been looking for optics for the rifle.
I normally shoot Angeles steel and I hope to be ready for the Nov 7th Shoot n Q at Burros, we have both the East 1 and 2 ranges for the General shooting line.
Oh: Benchrest rifle only, I use MILSURP Ammo and shoot at steel and targets.
09-12-2010, 10:57 AM
Congrats on the buy, I just finished my first ar-308! I don't know what your price range is but... For a great inexpensive scope I like the millet trs-1 or lrs-1. IMHO the are the best in the price range. Also vortex are great just a bit more expensive. Just my 2 cents. Hope this help
09-12-2010, 11:10 AM
Hmm, lets call the price range $300 to $350
Mainly because I need to buy a bipod
09-12-2010, 11:21 AM
Then millett is the way to go
09-12-2010, 11:55 AM
I picked up a Weaver Grand Slam Tactical 3-10X from Midway, it's been getting very good reviews on snipershide.com
It is normally $400, but on sale for $299 right now.
Review thread/video on Snipershide.com (http://www.snipershide.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1993821#Post1993821)
09-12-2010, 2:12 PM
I have a Millet DMS-1 on my .308 and love it. True 1x-4x with illuminated reticle. Solid and quick aquisition from 0-400 yds. They run from $219-250 out the door.
09-12-2010, 3:35 PM
Millet, Super Sniper, Bushnell Elite, Nikon
Those are good brands for their scopes $300-$350
09-12-2010, 4:08 PM
Either Millet or SWFA Super Sniper
09-12-2010, 4:21 PM
Bushnell Elite Mil Dot.
09-12-2010, 10:34 PM
I'm real happy with my Bushnell Elite 3200 Tactical 10x fixed mil dot. Never have to worry about dialing the right power to get the mil-dots sized right. Just hold-over and shoot. It's also easier to mil targets for range with a fixed scope IMHO. Make sure you get the one with the 1/4 minute turrets though, not the mil turrets. Midway's got em for about $220.
09-17-2010, 9:04 PM
Bushnell Elite 3200 Tactical 10x fixed mil dot
got this. i like the 10x
09-17-2010, 9:46 PM
SWFA SS 10X is very clear and has military knobs. It comes in 2 flavors. A 10X no side parallax $299, a 10x w/side parallax $399 and a HD 10x which cost more money $$$. The SS scope has a great rating at Snipershide.
Heres a pic of the scope mounted on my rifle. (I might be selling the scope and mount in a few days)
09-18-2010, 12:27 AM
Super Sniper 10x or a Bushnell Elite
The Bushnell has excellent glass for this price range
09-18-2010, 12:30 AM
Yup, the Bushnell and SWFA SS 10x will fit the bill very nicely.
Jacob, are you running precision rifleman for your team?
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