What type of terrain are you talking when you hog hunt? Up here you have HEAVY brush. Lucky to get a good scope sighting.
I perfer red-dot. I use a Tru-Glo
•Adjustable rheostat for brightness control; click windage and elevation adjustment; 24-by-34-millimeter window for ultra-fast target acquisition
•Anti-reflection coating on target side; parallax free from 30 yards
; integrated Weaver-style mounting system.
The 30 yds parallax free is crucial for me.
My two cents. **And yes, I could buy a more expensice red-dot. However, I refuse to pay more than I put the gun together for (450).
(FYI- I also put on a 1 inch riser:
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under the red-dot).
When I do, I can use the Peep sight (though the 1 inch riser opening). Or up to the red dot window, just above the riser area (without or without the
Or go slightly above to the scope, on High Profile scope rings:
- so you can see through the mounts-for the long shot (zeroed in at 300 w/ 62 grain Federal "Green Tip").
Then I have a Close combat scope to top it off:
I took a combat tactical training course and the instructor started off by saying "Way to much on that weapon" but at the end of the day, I took 2nd
overall on the course. Lost to a LEO who is on a shooting team.
And, may I suggest any AR owner consider using a B.A.D. lever:store.magpul.com...
Want a pic of it-u2u me.
edit on 4/29/2014 by anon72 because: (no reason given)