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I'd like something for a fun gun that uses something close to an ACOG type illuminated reticle. Again, this is for a fun gun - not something your life depends on. ACOG type durability and price are not required.

1X preferable, maybe not more than 3X if variable.

I really just want a crisper alternative to the typical red dot. Something that does not look fuzzy to every other shooter.
 
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How about a PA Prism 2.5x?

https://www.primaryarms.com/pr...acss-reticle-pac2-5x

Prism optics typically won't blur with eye issues like astigmatisms.




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^^^^^

Beat me to it. They also have a 1x version as well as other options.

https://www.primaryarms.com/pa...yclops-reticle-black

Primary Arms is my go-to for any optic that I want to be "budget" but not "junk."

I own 1x Aimpoint and 1X ACOG, all the rest are from Primary Arms.




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Primary Arms
Vortex
Burris


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Does anyone here have some time behind a Primary Arms 1x Prism? An Aimpoint dot looks like a squashed spider to my father. There is also Vortex and Burris, but the PA looks like a better designed unit.
 
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Originally posted by myrottiety:
How about a PA Prism 2.5x?

https://www.primaryarms.com/pr...acss-reticle-pac2-5x

Prism optics typically won't blur with eye issues like astigmatisms.


I have this scope and it is great! Clear and bright, the reticle is easy to use, a bit small but it is good. I have not used it past 300 yards, but with the M193 it was just about right on.

I highly recommend this scope.



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I'm not sure if this is within your definition of budget, but my Burris MTAC 1-4 variable is worth every penny I paid for it.

https://www.burrisoptics.com/s...-riflescope-1-4x24mm

I have it with the Ballistic CQ reticle. I have used it for indoor run and gun matches and 200 yard high power matches on my .556 NATO AR, and I moved it over to my .450 Bushmaster upper for the 2018 deer season.

A few of features I like about it.

1. The lowest magnification is a true 1x, which allows it to easily be used with both eyes open. It is basically like using a red dot.

2. Second focal plane reticle. This keeps the reticle easily visible at low magnification while still being precise at higher magnification. Some people say never buy a second focal plane scope because the bullet drop compensation is only accurate at the highest magnification, but if I'm shooting far enough to compensate for drop I'll be using 4x magnification anyway.

3. The reticle is visible without illumination, so you can still use it if the battery dies.


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