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Scope for SCAR 17...
« on: October 13, 2016, 01:39:56 PM »
I've finally got serious about putting a scope on my SCAR 17. My biggest hang up has been what to put on it. I originally thought just a red dot but could not get past the feeling that I was undercutting the rifle and the round's potential.

I've settled on the criteria of:

1.) etched reticle

2.)illuminated reticle - I am use to running red dots on my carbines and like this feature

3.) light weight - I envision the SCAR as my SHTF go to as it and the .308 would be a good all around combo to me and want it to be as light as possible

4.) 1-4x variable power - I want the option to run it as a 1x "red dot" and then crank it up to a little more magnification to reach out and touch someone

There are three options that I've found so far:

1.) Steiner P4xi -
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/954512/steiner-p4xi-rifle-scope-30mm-tube-1-4x-24mm-1-2-moa-illuminated-p3tr-reticle-matte

2.) Leupold VX-R - https://www.midwayusa.com/product/592249/leupold-vx-r-patrol-rifle-scope-30mm-tube-125-4x-20mm-1-10-mil-adjustments-illuminated-firedot-spr-reticle-matte

3.) Burris Fullfield Tac30 - http://www.burrisoptics.com/scopes/fullfield-tac30-riflescopes-series/fullfield-tac30-riflescope-1-4x24mm

Any experience with these? Any other suggestions?



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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #1 on: October 13, 2016, 03:07:05 PM »
    I like to pimp Sig Optics since I'm a dealer.   Does it have to be a 1-4x?  It looks like $600 is your budget.

    If you decide to go with the Leupold or Burris, let me get you a quote on one.
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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #2 on: October 13, 2016, 03:11:39 PM »
    I like to pimp Sig Optics since I'm a dealer.   Does it have to be a 1-4x?  It looks like $600 is your budget.

    If you decide to go with the Leupold or Burris, let me get you a quote on one.

    It doesn't have to be a 1-4 just would prefer to keep the size/weight down.


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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #3 on: October 13, 2016, 10:31:17 PM »
    Probably out of your price range but I just looked through my friends Razor Gen 2, 1-6x and it was fantastic.  At 1x it was better than just my regular eye sight and has a great FOV. But we're looking at $1200.
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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #4 on: October 13, 2016, 10:38:10 PM »
    Probably out of your price range but I just looked through my friends Razor Gen 2, 1-6x and it was fantastic.  At 1x it was better than just my regular eye sight and has a great FOV. But we're looking at $1200.

    Yeah. I'd like to keep it around $600 simply because I'm also saving up for a scope for my 300 BLK bolt gun build and the one I'm looking at is upwards of a $1000.


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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #5 on: December 04, 2016, 05:21:57 PM »
     You might want to look at Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6X
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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #6 on: December 04, 2016, 07:09:14 PM »
    Leopold Patrolman perhaps.
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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #7 on: December 05, 2016, 10:21:48 AM »
    SWFA SS 1X4 Classic might be worth a look as well.

    I like it for the relatively simple mil-dot reticle.  It does have illumination.
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    Re: Scope for SCAR 17...
    « Reply #8 on: December 05, 2016, 04:42:52 PM »
    If you've waited this long, maybe wait for the new Vortex PST Gen 2 1-6x24.

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    Now even more versatile, the new PST Gen II 1-6×24 picks up right where the venerable 1-4x left off. With a true 1x on its low end and a monstrous eyebox for close-quarters, rapid acquisition, shooters can easily engage targets in the tightest of scenarios. On the high end of its zoom spectrum, an even more versatile 6x facilitates accurate mid to long-range engagements. A side illumination adjustment, coupled with low-drag capped turrets make for a sleek and streamlined profile. Inside, the same VMR-2 reticle from the Razor Gen II 1-6, with its daylight-bright center illuminated dot, is standard and available in MOA or MRAD.
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