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Posted: 3/9/2010 8:08:44 PM EDT
Anybody here use barska optics? I have a barska m16 sight and I think it is great, I was thinking about getting this one, any thoughts?

Link Posted: 3/9/2010 8:22:22 PM EDT
My Barska "Varmint" 6.5-24x50 has held up OK on my .17 rifle, but is FAR from being quality glass. I don't feel like it was worth the $40 I gave for it on sale. I'll be replacing it with nicer glass come varmint season. I think the general consensus is like most of the Chinese copies of optics, don't put it on anything you depend on.

Link Posted: 3/9/2010 8:29:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/9/2010 8:30:46 PM EDT by InfiniteGrim]
Have that exact one, it was ~$60 from sportsmansguide.com LINK

Works for me on my AR.

Link Posted: 3/10/2010 1:48:20 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 4:05:25 AM EDT
Barska and BSA: I avoid them like the plague.

Spend the extra $50 and at least get a Simmons or something higher on the crap list.
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 6:18:24 AM EDT
The only Barska item I have is a spotting scope, which even then still isn't that great. I personally wouldn't put any Barska scope on my rifle though.
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 7:27:18 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 11:45:03 AM EDT
Originally Posted By gee223:

Holy cow, that reticle looks crooked!

Its not, its the rifle that is, its hard to hold a rifle and a camera

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