scope upgrade questions

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by gjk5, Oct 4, 2018.

  1. gjk5

    gjk5 Well-Known Member

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    I have a couple of Vortex PST I 4-16X50 on an AR10 and long/heavy AR15 that I am looking to upgrade. Wanting a little higher magnification but these are not really precision rifles (both PSA's with Timneys and "some" upgraded parts, adj gas blocks, LWBCG etc)

    Assuming a really close to cost price for most major brands, what are some good upgrades to go with for AR scopes? Wanting to go x20-x25 for paper punching. Like to keep it at +/- $700 per scope.
     
  2. Wlfdg

    Wlfdg Well-Known Member

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  3. gjk5

    gjk5 Well-Known Member

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    already looking hard at the Ares and Chronus for sure (the Chronus for a different rifle)
     
  4. dsculley

    dsculley Well-Known Member

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    A friend whose opinion I value strongly recommends the Athlon scopes. I have a Burris XTRii that I really like. You can often find the Burris in the classifieds here.
     
  5. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    I had bad luck with a PST. Glass was below par in my opinion...just saying.
     
  6. gjk5

    gjk5 Well-Known Member

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    You did see that I was looking to get rid of two PST's here right?
     
  7. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Yep, my bad. I see that now.