Best 1-6 power scope?

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  1. Orion8472

    Orion8472 Member

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    Looking for the best 1-6 power scope which has the closest 1 power clarity [in other words, closest to what you'd get from a red dot optic]. For example, the Burris LRS that I have looks about as close to no power at all. Can be 1-4, but I'd like to get a little further with a 6 power.

    Not wanting to break the bank. Let me know what your suggestions are.

    Thanks!
     
  2. spazzymcgee

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    Three great optics at three separate price ranges for you to look into:

    Primary Arms 1-4x (Or their excellent but more expensive 1-6x ACSS)

    Bushnell 1-4X24 FFP Throwdown. This is an optic I use very frequently and find it very fast to use at 1X considering its illumination and generous eyebox. If I ever replace this scope, it's because I've come into money and decided to spring for a much more expensive Leupold

    Vortex Strike Eagle. I've not used it, but Vortex optics routinely do well in their respective classes and this one looks very promising.
     
  3. dogmush

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    Define "Break the Bank"

    the Leupold Mk6 1-6 is a sweet scope for just short of 3 grand.

    Nightforce has the NXS 1-4, and US Optics has a 1.5-6 that are both very nice in the $1200 range.

    Swarovski has a 1-6 that I've been told is very nice for a little more.

    From there there are different offerings every hundred or so dollars down to $80 crap.

    What's your budget, what's your intended use?

    To add on to Spazzymcgee's post, I have a couple of the Primary Arms 1-6, and I've held a Vortex Strike Eagle. I'm pretty sure they are from the same factory, and Primary Arms's has more features at a better price. I wouldn't get a strike eagle.
     
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    Unless you have had the opportunity to try them all.......you`ll never really know.

    Ones eye`s have a lot to do with the end result.
     
  5. Longhorn 76

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    "Best", and "not break the bank" do not belong in the same post.
     
  6. Orion8472

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    Best in the ~ $300 price range, but there's flexibility there.

    This is going on a 10/22 takedown.........eventually.
     
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    Swarovski z6i. You did ask for the best.
     
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    A big vote for the Primary Arms 1-6x ACSS for me. Best scope out there for its class and for the money, IMO, of course.


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    Sub $300 1-6x?

    Yeah, Primary Arms 1-6x ACSS

    If you drop to 4x max, there's more of a conversation, but not at 6x. At that mag level PA is the best till about $600-$700 is spent.
     
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