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Old 07-20-2021, 10:26 AM
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Default Primary Arms vs Vortex?

Buy a Primary Arms Glx optic, or buy a Vortex optic on sale on EuroOptic?

I'm looking $0-$1000. First focal plane. Ideally at least 14x max magnification. I prefer mil turrets. Lifetime warranty. Lighter the better. Impartial on reticle, though horus style is great.

PA's ACSS dedicated caliber reticles sound like a great idea, but I've mostly bought Vortex scopes.

I don't want to buy something expensive that I don't like.

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Old 07-20-2021, 11:32 AM
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At the end of the day, Vortex Warranty's are awesome if you ever need to use it.
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Old 07-20-2021, 11:45 AM
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Vortex CS. I bought a used sight, it was missing parts. I contacted Vortex, they sent the missing parts and a hat for free.

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Old 07-20-2021, 12:06 PM
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Had a broken flip up scope cap on my Vortex red dot. They sent me a replacement free of charge no questions asked Vortex is my goto
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Old 07-20-2021, 12:59 PM
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Agreed on Vortex
Sent them an optic recently
They called me to let me know they found no issues with it
They still offered to replace it
Sent it back with a target they test fired it to confirm signed off with the tester and the distance

Their warranty is also no questions asked so it’s fully transferable
What the might lack in some QC or production in the US they make up with some of the best service I’ve encountered
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Old 07-20-2021, 1:15 PM
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Sounds like Vortex it is.
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Old 07-20-2021, 6:31 PM
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Own both PA and Vortex. Both companies are good and have excellent C/S. With exception Razor AMG, scopes from both companies are made by OEMs overseas. Obviously Chicom made ones are cheaper and lesser quality than Japanese made Vortex Razors and PA Platinum lines.

Regardless, you can't go wrong with either company
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Old 07-21-2021, 5:52 AM
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Vortex warranty is hard to beat.

As a fan of fixed magnification (not what OP asked about) and BDC reticles the PA are fantastic performers.

Standard CG answer is "get both".
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Old 07-21-2021, 9:20 PM
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I have a few Vortex and love them. My brother had a Vortex PST Gen 2 and really liked it. I used it too out to 600 yards and saw everything very clearly. https://www.eurooptic.com/Vortex-Vip...-PST-3157.aspx
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Old 07-21-2021, 9:34 PM
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I have several optics from both companies and have been very happy with both of them. But for higher power scopes I generally go with Vortex, PA for zero power red dots (although I have some vortex too) and prism optics.
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Vortex PST Gen II or HD LHT
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just ordered a vortex razor rifle scope from sportsman warehouse. they included a 200 gift card. think they are offering the gift cards for the rest of this month.
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Well Vortex Is such a good one, like no one can beat that.
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Old 07-23-2021, 11:02 AM
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Well Vortex Is such a good one, like no one can beat that.
But if you ask scope snobs, they will say all non-Razor Vortex scopes are trash.

For me, Vortex is good value for the money.
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