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Old 04-15-2012, 05:32 PM
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RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

Going to purchase a RRA predator pursuit 20" barrel (8.1lbs) or 18" varmint A4(8.7lbs). Thinking of getting a Leupold Mark AR scope 4-12x40. I can get the scope for $370. Any suggestions on gun or other scope in the $350 to $400 range. Will be used for coyote hunting and maybe someday some praire dog hunts. Can't decide on which gun do to weight; not alot of difference but the varmint seems alittle nose heavy.
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:10 PM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

I had your same dilema. I ended up ordering an ATH ( advnced tactical hunter 7.7lbs) Thinking I'm going to put a Nikon M-223 3-x-12x with the bdc reticle on it. Plus if you buy before 4/22 they're throwing in a $99. m223 mount.
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:37 PM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

I can't speak for the Predator Pursuit but I can for the RRA A4 Varmint 20" that I use for coyotes and sometimes on woodchucks. Mine is the A4 upper matched to an A2 lower from 2008.

If you want an AR that is extremely accurate (by AR standards) you'll certainly be pleased if your gun is anything like mine. It IS a very muzzle heavy gun but since I almost always shoot from some kind of rest (bags, pack, bipod, rolled up jacket, ect.) the weight isn't much of a problem. I had a Bushnell Elite3200 10X scope on top for a while and it was adequate for my hunting out to 400yds or so; I don't get to do much hunting in beyond that distance. I have shot at steel beyond that and one would think the targets were from a bolt gun.

If I have a complaint about my ARs, it isn't with the rifles but the quality of the magazines. The gun is really good. If I miss, it is because I missed - not the gun.

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Old 04-24-2012, 07:04 AM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

Thanks for the input.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:29 PM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

I looked at a bunch of RR stuff, even bought one and now shoot a DPMS Prairie Panther, Nikon Coyote Special 4.5-14 and Nikon AR Mount all in Brush Camo. This combo works and is similar pricewise to what you are looking at. Like I tell anyone looking at Coyote Special Scope, check one out before you buy one to make sure you can live with the reticle. Took me a few shot's but then again I am a BDC fan already.

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Old 04-25-2012, 05:39 PM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

I have the A4 Varmint with 18 inch tube. It shoots under .40 all day long.
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:11 PM
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Re: RRA predator pursuit or varmint?

Nice looking rig Bart.
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