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Old 10-05-2018, 10:29 PM
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Default Any Vortex Spitfire 3X Fans?

Thinking of picking one up. For those that like them, let's hear why.

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Old 10-06-2018, 10:55 AM
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I have one and I like it. I got it because I wanted an acog but didn't want to spend acog money. Its worked well so far and I have easily made hits at 500 yards on an 18" steel.

Someday I want to get a nice variable but until then my spitfire is just fine
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Old 10-10-2018, 3:13 PM
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i just got the vortex crossfire ll hog hunter 3-12x56 and holly crap what a scope crisp clear and makes my fx crown a lazer at 100-200 yards
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Old 10-11-2018, 8:35 AM
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I had a Spitfire 3x for awhile and while I liked it, the eye relief was fairly short (pretty much the case with most 3x sights)

I have been using a Primary Arms 3x recently and am starting to think it is a better value. I like the reticle more, but that is usually user preference. For me, the reticle on the Spitfire was a bit too fine.

The Primary Arms is compatible with ACOG mounts which is great if you want to change the mount. Only ADM makes a QD mount for the Spitfire that I could find.

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Old 10-11-2018, 8:49 AM
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I have one on one of my ARs. It's a very good optic for the price. I like it.
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Old 10-12-2018, 2:37 PM
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Originally Posted by OpticsPlanet View Post
I have been using a Primary Arms 3x recently and am starting to think it is a better value. I like the reticle more, but that is usually user preference. For me, the reticle on the Spitfire was a bit too fine.

-Matt S.
Speaking of reticle preferences... when is Primary Arms going to put the KISS reticle in their 3x and 5x prism scopes. I have one in a 1-6x24 and I absolutely love it. I would buy 2 5X prism scopes the day they announce it.
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:45 AM
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I was contemplating the Spitfire 3x or Primary Arms 3x for my 10.5" pistol. I ended up going with the Primary prism with an American Defense QD mount cuz why not? I have been very happy with it beside battery life and the very short eye relief(my eye lens is inline with my charging handle). I like it because I can make easy hits out to 500ish yards and using the paralax with both eyes open I can essentially superimpose the reticle in my vision like a 1x without looking thru the optic. At first I was skeptical on their ACSS reticle but damn do I love it now after shooting it for a bit.
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