Hey Everyone, thanks for the great feedback! My price range is greatly influenced by my wife, 500-$600, I would probably just get "The Look" and be forced to buy her something..........a $1200 ACOG, which I would love, would probably have me on the couch for awhile with her words "Lets see if that ACOG can keep you happy at night" running through my head. I just liked the AR specific scopes because it helps take a lot of the holdover guesswork out. I'm strongly leaning towards the Nikon but will keep doing research. I pulled a Leupold 3-9-40mm off another rifle but decided this might be an opportunity to make a selfish purchase and whats the point in putting a glass on one rifle and leaving the other one naked in the closet?