The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > NFA Guns and Gear

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 15, 2002, 10:29 AM   #1
Wim
Junior Member
 
Join Date: July 14, 2002
Location: Belgium
Posts: 11
Colt AR15/Scopes ?

Hello,
Can somewone help me .I am saerching for a scopes for my Colt AR15/flattop .I have seen on the web the AMTC/ATN 5X33L and the bsa scopes,are these scopes good for a AR15 or can you tell wich scopes do you recommand.
thank you in advance

Wim from Belgium
Wim is offline  
Old August 15, 2002, 12:03 PM   #2
MrPink
Senior Member
 
Join Date: November 3, 2000
Posts: 165
Wim,

Check out the optics forum on AR15.com. Good banter on Trijicon ACOGs and ELCANs, both of which are vastly better (but more expensive) options than BSA.
__________________
LEGALIZE FREEDOM

"Yeah, that's easy for you to say, you're Mr. White, you have a cool sounding name. Alright look, if it's no big deal to be Mr. Pink, you wanna trade?"
MrPink is offline  
Old August 16, 2002, 05:15 PM   #3
Johnny Guest
Moderator Emeritus
 
Join Date: August 28, 1999
Location: North Texas
Posts: 4,116
Well, it's not fancy, but - - -

- - - I can't believe what good service I've gotten from an inexpensive (read: CHEAP) Chinese 4X scope. I was in Cheaper Than Dirt showroom in Fort Worth looking at binoculars while a guy was out to spend BIG money on scope for his new HBAR15. Looked at a frank knock off of the Colt 3X AR15 scope. Optics seemed poor. Clerk handed me another, in 4X, andn I couldn't believe how much better it was. It was $39.99 plus tax, so I thought, what's to lose? Took it home, mounted it and went to the range.

Again--hard to credit how well it worked. It's about two years old now and has been carried in a soft case in trunk of car for many miles. It still works fine every time I shoot it. My aging eyes can see well enough with it to shoot very nice groups with the 16" barrel gun, using careful handloads. It stays under 2" with S. African military ammo. Hey--This is not a varmint gun, but - - - -

Surely, not a sniper rig, but it would serve at modest ranges.

I really like it because it is compact, in keeping with the carbine-length AR.


Best,
Johnny Guest
__________________
MOLON LABE!
Amendment II ensures the rest of the Bill of Rights.

Blog: Expert Witness
Johnny Guest is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05801 seconds with 7 queries