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    WTB: Decent optics for an AR

    Looking for a decent 1-4 power scope - something like a VX-R Patrol or Burris MTAC or similar to suit a lightweight carbine AR. Could be interested in something different as well let me know what you have got ...

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    Are you set on a 1-4? I had one and found they weren't much use for anything and quickly got a 2-7 instead.

    ETA. And if you do want a 1-4, be prepared to pay a lot to get one that doesn't have completely shit optics. Cheap ones I've looked through distorted horribly at 1x, so make sure you have a play with any you like the look of.

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    I have a as new vx1 2-7 and a z6i 1-6 for sale that would both be right at home on a AR
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    Have a Weaver Classic Extreme 1.5-4.5 and a CAA mount willing to move it

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    Quote Originally Posted by scaggly View Post
    Are you set on a 1-4? I had one and found they weren't much use for anything and quickly got a 2-7 instead.

    ETA. And if you do want a 1-4, be prepared to pay a lot to get one that doesn't have completely shit optics. Cheap ones I've looked through distorted horribly at 1x, so make sure you have a play with any you like the look of.
    Good point on the 1x power that was an approx value anyway - 1.25 or 1.5 at the bottom end is more what I was looking for. I have had in the past 1.5-4 ad 1.5-5 leupolds and a couple of S&B 1.25-4 on hunting rifles and quite liked that range and physical size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    I have a as new vx1 2-7 and a z6i 1-6 for sale that would both be right at home on a AR
    Was thinking of something a bit better than a vx1 but not in the Z6 price range either

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    Ahh the goldilocks balancing act
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beavis View Post
    Have a Weaver Classic Extreme 1.5-4.5 and a CAA mount willing to move it
    How do you rate the scope? I have got one of the Weaver Super Slams on my 22 WMR and its pretty reasonable but bloody heavy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    Ahh the goldilocks balancing act
    Yeah sure is No rush anyway - something suitable will turn up sooner or later

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    I have a as new vx1 2-7 and a z6i 1-6 for sale that would both be right at home on a AR
    Looking to sell z6i outright? Or anything tickle your fancy for swaps and cash? What sort of cash? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40bung View Post
    Looking to sell z6i outright? Or anything tickle your fancy for swaps and cash? What sort of cash? Thanks
    Flick me a pm with a cash offer
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    I have a Weaver Classic Extreme 1.4-4.5x24 on my AR that you can have a look at if you want Shamus.
    Give you an idea of what they're like anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by cambo View Post
    I have a Weaver Classic Extreme 1.4-4.5x24 on my AR that you can have a look at if you want Shamus.
    Give you an idea of what they're like anyway
    Very decent offer @cambo - have replied to your PM. Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    Flick me a pm with a cash offer
    I prob haven't even got enough cash. I might be dreaming a wee bit.

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    I've got a Trijicon 1-4 on my 3gun AR. Can shoot both eyes open and use the bright triangle for aiming via dominant eye.
    A 1-6 Trijicon would be IDEAL for me

 

 

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