Re: nikon monarch 3x12-42 any reviews ?
I've got the 3x12 on my 204win. It's hard to beat for the price. My Dad has the M223 on his AR and I have a Leupold Mark AR on mine. He paid alot less for the same quality of glass. It's pretty hard to beat the Monarch, as far as bang for your buck. You might look at the Vortex Viper in the same magnification. They're at least on par for quality and price, and the glass is a little better on their low end stuff.
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