newbie scope for .308 AR

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by awmp, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. awmp

    awmp Member

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    Just purchased a DPMS Lightweight hunter AR in .308 and need to put a scope on it.
    Use of the rifle will be anything from target to Texas size hogs.
    Trying to find a scope that will do it all and inexpensive at the same time. I know, I will wake up from my dream sometime.
    Never had or used a scope. (aimpoints on our M4s if that counts)
    Millet?
    Suggestions? Thanks for your time.
     
  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    For the use you mentioned I would recomend a scope that starts in price around $300.oo+
    with a range of 3 or 4 power lower end variable to 9 to 14 power on the upper end.

    A variable power will give you a lot of flexibility in shooting situations.

    There are lots of brands that will give you good service as long as you don't go to a
    cheep scope. Nikon,Leupold,Burris are a few of the good brands.

    J E CUSTOM
     

  3. awmp

    awmp Member

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    thanks for the info, I have been reading so much on the web my head is starting to hurt, lol
     
  4. Camshaft

    Camshaft Well-Known Member

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    Nikon monarch 3x12x42.