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Posted: 1/4/2003 12:03:48 PM EST
So I bit the bullet and bought my first Colt accurized rifle in 223 cal. I know this has been asked a lot but I need a refresh on best scope and trigger for 400 yd work on varmint and target. I was thinking Leupold VXIII in 4.5-14 and wondered if the tactical premium of 200$ is worth it. On the trigger is the Jewell ok or should I go to MK or JP? No flames for asking stale questions ok...it a big investment!
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 12:05:30 PM EST
Greetings & Welcome! [devil] Enjoy your new Colt! (never thought I'd say that....) [:D]
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 1:23:04 PM EST
[beer] Always good to see another member from Ole Virginia. [:)] Sorry I don't have any good answers to your questions though. My rifles don't fill the same niche as yours.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 2:04:28 PM EST
Welcoma aboard. I have the VXIII in 3.5x10 and it is great. For most scope purchases, the extra money is worth it. That Loopy is the only high dollar scope I have and it is definitely worth it, but I don't have other good scopes to campare to. I've heard great things about the Jewell trigger so you should do good with that. I play with my own trigger work though so I have never bought one.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 2:08:07 PM EST
hello brother,, not much on scopes and such but big of hogs. welcome aboard
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 2:32:17 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/4/2003 2:34:03 PM EST by QCMGR]
Originally Posted By Harley223: So I bit the bullet and bought my first Colt accurized rifle in 223 cal. I know this has been asked a lot but I need a refresh on best scope and trigger for 400 yd work on varmint and target. I was thinking Leupold VXIII in 4.5-14 and wondered if the tactical premium of 200$ is worth it. On the trigger is the Jewell ok or should I go to MK or JP? No flames for asking stale questions ok...it a big investment!
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I really like my stock trigger, but I did add the following: [img]http://www.brownells.com/images/products/416005001.JPG[/img] [img]http://www.brownells.com/images/products/730115100.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.brownells.com/images/products/093249020.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.brownells.com/images/products/093306080.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.swfa.com/riflescopes/tasco/tascossm.gif[/img] [img]http://www.bushmaster.com/shopping/magazines/Images/16-01-02.gif[/img] [img]http://www.bushmaster.com/shopping/buttstocks/Images/arg01.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 2:58:39 PM EST
Very nice! Do you have a complete pic? Which scope is it, looks great. I have the Harris bipod and the telescoping stock.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 3:06:46 PM EST
I have a Jewell on my Les Baer and a RRA trigger on my Bushmaster. I like the Jewell a little better, but not a double the price. I have no experience with the JP or MK, but I am sure that some other people do. I also have one Colt lower set up with a WTS set trigger, it is o.k., but when set it is only one pound-a little light for my taste. I have learned to like the two stage on the AR's.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 4:13:27 PM EST
Originally Posted By Harley223: Very nice! Do you have a complete pic? Which scope is it, looks great. I have the Harris bipod and the telescoping stock.
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I do not have a complete picture. The Scope is a side focus Tasco Super Sniper from SWFA. I had a Leupold VXIII Mildot on it, but I put that on my AR-10T
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