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    Scope for AR

    Hi guys,

    Hey I'm looking for a scope for my AR-15, has to be 30mm tube. Was sort of looking along the lines of a Vortex
    Strike eagle 1-8x24 or the likes.

    Thought I'd try my luck here before I go to buy new.

    Regards magnus

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    budget ?

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    Depends on what it is. If nothing pops up I'll probably just order one from broncos around the 700 mark.

    Cheers.

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    https://nzar15.com/brands/Primary-Arms.html

    After a bit of to and fro. Looking on different sites and talking to different ppl. These primary arms scopes seem to be a sound choice.

    If you can find the 1-6 Raptor (new/second hand), that would be my top pic;

    https://www.primaryarms.com/pa-1-6x2...-reticle-black

    Let me know how you get on.



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    Thanks, I've got to drop in and pick some stuff up from NZAR15 next week so will have a look at the primary arms gear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus View Post
    Thanks, I've got to drop in and pick some stuff up from NZAR15 next week so will have a look at the primary arms gear.
    Would be great if you could post your thoughts on these if you do get to look them over. I'm looking for something cheap to get me started.
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    Bump

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    Quote Originally Posted by planenutz View Post
    Would be great if you could post your thoughts on these if you do get to look them over. I'm looking for something cheap to get me started.
    Popped into see Ken today, unfortunately he hasn't got any Primary Arms gear untill after Xmas.

    Anyhow I'm still looking for a scope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus View Post
    Hi guys,

    Hey I'm looking for a scope for my AR-15, has to be 30mm tube. Was sort of looking along the lines of a Vortex
    Strike eagle 1-8x24 or the likes.

    Thought I'd try my luck here before I go to buy new.

    Regards magnus
    From what im hearing I would stay well away from vortex seemly 0 backup if something does go wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boaraxa View Post
    From what im hearing I would stay well away from vortex seemly 0 backup if something does go wrong.
    Really?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boaraxa View Post
    From what im hearing I would stay well away from vortex seemly 0 backup if something does go wrong.
    Please elaborate?



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    Yes please elaborate on this, from what I've read heard and seen they have the best warranty system out of most of the optics manufacturers.

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    Vortex have either the best customer service or it is non existent very hit and miss.

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    Sad to hear, my son dropped one of my rifles on a hunt which completely damaged the vortex viper that was on it. They replaced it no questions asked even before they considered trying to repair it.

 

 

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