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Hey y'all,

I'm new to the site,

Picked up my M&P 15 sport II a month or so ago. I put a couple hundred rounds thru, then picked up the Vortex SPARC. Pretty cool little gadget.
Now I'm opening up my barn loft and want a scope to "snipe" out of the loft. Any suggestions?

I'm trying to stay on the cheaper side. I'm only looking to use it for pinging stuff from a few hundred yards in my woods.

Let me know what's out there. Thanks!
 

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Welcome to the forum Jp603 !!
I'm afraid you could open up a can of worms on this subject !! on this one you could ask 100 different people and get 100 different answers !!
some people are very picky about their scopes and pay top dollar for their scopes with good reason , a lot are hunters and don't want to miss the buck of a life time because a cheap scope failed or was in accurate or didn't hold zero, some have moderately priced scopes and report good results with scopes in the $300 dollar range, and some are just plan cheap like me !! ( I know Irv & BC2 big surprise ) but let me explain, I am a very casual shooter with my A.R. and my other rifles, I no longer hunt and I don't plan at this point to go into combat , I also live in AZ, so I am not usually shooting in adverse conditions, so for me the so called budget scopes work just fine I have a 3x9 cheapo Remington on my Remington 597 it was part of the combo package and works just fine through the
3x-9x ranges dead nuts accurate !! on my Ruger 10/22 I also have a budget CenterPoint 3x9 illuminated reticle scope it has also been flawless,
Now for my DPMS 223/5.56 I recently purchased another budget scope a 1x4 by 28 Robot Check (click robot check for link)I only have about 200 rounds thru it
and have it sighted in at about 100 yards and so far perfect !! at this point it was well worth the $119.00 investment !! I chose the 1x4 so I could use the 1x
for close up work and the chances of me shooting out past 150 yards is very low, so 4x should do it for me .
the glass seems clear to me ( but I have never looked through Zeiss glass.)
so I guess it all comes down to what you using it for , how often your going use it and at what distance , there are a mess of web sights dedicated to
scopes you can just search best scopes for AR or best budget scopes for AR there are plenty of reviews, I read the reviews and look for the common thread
both good and bad , if I see the same negative comments pop up continuously I avoid the product !!
I'm not sure I helped you, there are plenty of good folks here that have probably forgotten more about optics than I know and I'm sure someone will point you in the right direction , Good luck !!
 

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:wlogo:Welcome to the forums!:wlogo: Check out the Bushnell AR series & the Nikon prostaff or "223" lineup. Plenty good for range work!
 
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NIKON ProStaff 3.5 - 14 X 40 SF NP Custom XR Turret will cover all your needs for any hunting situation. Super bright accumulation in low light too. They usually run 4 bills out the door but keen web shopping can usually score a brand new one in the box for 3 bills.:D
 

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Thanks for the help! I'll do some internet shopping and see what I can come up with. Can't wait to blow some stuff up ;)
 

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Oops i m later....sorry....i bought it in italy in my local shop....I think there s no problem to find it in USA...you can try on amazon..ebay...planetscope or similar sites
 

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I've had good luck with some cheapo $30 Bushnell fixed 4 power scoped on my AR's. Just fine for plinking within 300 yards.
 
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