Viper Vortex HS 2.5-10x44 BDC on an AR-15

Discussion in 'AR15/10 Rifles' started by Denny2277, May 26, 2012.

  1. Denny2277

    Denny2277 Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking to mount one of these on my RRA ATH Carbine. I was just wondering if anyone has done this before and how it worked out for them?
     
  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Bobro, Larue, or American defence machine all make a mount that will work for your rifle. I would suggest the Bobro extended SPR mount I have used all the others but Bobro is the best there is, zero shift after removal and instalation.
     

  3. Denny2277

    Denny2277 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, but I have a Burris P.E.P.R mount already. I'm going to mount a small red dot on top later on.
     
  4. gjk5

    gjk5 Well-Known Member

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    I have a Viper 6.5-20X44 PA BDC on my RRA Varminter, do not have a bunch of time behind it but it is a great scope (although too much for a .223, but the price was right)
     
  5. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    So why did you ask the question?
     
  6. gjk5

    gjk5 Well-Known Member

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    I think if you re-read the OP you will see he is asking about the scope/rifle combo. He never asked for mount advice.
     
  7. battlestick

    battlestick Active Member

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    I have the Vortex Diamondabck 4-12x44 with BDC reticle. Absolutely love it....

    The reticle matches my 75 gr BTHP handloads at 2700 fps from my 16" RRA to 500 yds perfectly. I think the reticle may have been changed now, but mine is as follows.

    + = Zero
    dot 1 = 1.5 MOA
    dot 2 = 4.5 MOA
    dot 3 = 7.5 MOOA
    dot 4 = 11 MOA

    The turrets dial spot on as well to get me to 750, and the box test I did when I first got it was spot on. In all honesty though, I do not dial my turrets often on that scope, so I cannot speak to the hardiness of the mechanical parts. It mostly doesn't go past 500.

    IMO, You cannot go wrong spending money on Vortex Optics. I have a bolt gun at the smith now, and when it gets home she will get a Vortex of some flavor.
     
  8. GonzoK34

    GonzoK34 Well-Known Member

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    I purchased the 2.5x10x44PST and mounted on my 6.5 Grendel. It's a great scope. I developed data out to 1000yds and have been shooting out to 600 yds with great accuracy.

    I Have several Nightforce scopes and their awesome. I've given my Leupolds to my brother and friends. When I build the 6.5 I decide to try the Vortex after reading several reviews here on the forum. I'm glad I did. Great scope for the price.

    I have been switching it back and forth between my AR and my Weatherby MkV 223. Lots of fun.

    Gonzo
    SEMPER FIDELIS
     
  9. K31Scout

    K31Scout New Member

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    Viper 2.5x10x50 on the top and a Nikon 4.5-14 on the bottom rifle. Both with Burris Extreme Tactial mounts.
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  10. Denny2277

    Denny2277 Well-Known Member

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    That's a nice looking set up. I have a Nikon 3-9x40 on my AR now.
     
  11. rdsii64

    rdsii64 Well-Known Member

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    I have a viper 6.5-20x44 on my RRA Predator Pursuit and I love it. eye relief is kind of short on 20 power but other than that I have nothing to complain about. As stated in another post, money spend on vortex optics is money well spent.