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vinny_land
12-13-2011, 9:23 PM
So I recently acquired a lightly used 20" RRA Predator Pursuit upper from a local seller to match my complete lower just sitting on my desk. I already have a 16" BCM AR with a red dot setup but looking to use the Predator Pursuit to cover a broad spectrum of shooting disciplines: benchrest, varmint, steel plates at 500 yards & competition.
Need suggestions on what scope magnification is suitable for these needs? Also opinions/thoughts on getting the upper threaded so that I can fit a compensator (possible 3 gun work)?

-Vincent

fmunk
12-13-2011, 9:29 PM
Fixed 10x, or 3-9x. If you want accuracy, leave the target crown alone. Comps only help faster follow up shots, won't help with accuracy.

vinny_land
12-13-2011, 9:32 PM
Was thinking between these two:
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/598484/weaver-tactical-grand-slam-rifle-scope-3-10x-40mm-1-10-mil-adjustments-mil-dot-reticle-matte
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/994114/burris-fullfield-tac30-rifle-scope-30mm-tube-1-4x-24mm-illuminated-ballistic-cq-reticle-matte

jeffrice6
12-13-2011, 9:40 PM
Not what you asked for, but this gave me a lot of help on ammo selection when I purchased my PP. Now I gotta find the time to get out and run her!!! http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=272805

BTW~ I run a Viper Vortex 6.5 x 20 x 44 on my PP
$400 @ http://www.libertyoptics.com
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m302/jeffrice6/IMG_1241.jpg

fmunk
12-13-2011, 9:46 PM
If you want to go out to 500 yards, 1-4x power is probably not enough for accuracy. But, if you really want a 1-4x, check out the Leatherwood Hi-Lux CMR.

Instead of that weaver, Millet TRS: https://www.primaryarms.com/Millett_Bk81001_416x50_Trs1_Tac_Illum_BK81001_p/bk81001.htm

tenpercentfirearms
12-14-2011, 6:51 AM
That sucker would be a bit heavy for 3 Gun, but doable. Personally, I like a little more magnification. I would go 2-10 or 4-14 or something else similar. I have Burris 4-16x50mm on my Bushmaster V-Match 20" .223 and Sabre Defense 6.5 Grendel 24". I just put a Burris SixX 2-12x50 on my .300 AAC BLK. For my three gun rifles I go Burris Fullfield II 2-7x35mm and I like it.

I wouldn't get it threaded. It is just fine the way it is.