Questions and answers

Where should a scope be mounted on an AR?

Where should a scope be mounted on an AR?

With the AR 15 placed level in the shooting rest, take the scope mount and put it on top of the upper receiver. Avoid placing the mount on both the free-floating rail and upper receiver. By doing, this, it can cause unwanted stress on the tube.

Are vortex scope mounts good?

The Vortex rings made by Seekins are excellent quality.

What is eye relief on a scope?

Eye relief is the distance from the outer surface of the eyepiece lens to the position where the exit pupil is formed (eyepoint). Looking through binoculars from the eyepoint, you can obtain the whole field of view without vignetting.

Is it better to have a red dot or scope on an AR 15?

If you only shoot close-range (between 0-50 yards) or use your gun for home defense, then go for a red dot. It’s lighter, faster, and easier-to-use. Yet, if you’re shooting close-to-long range (over 100+ yards), then go for a magnified scope. It’s designed for longer range shots.

What is the best scope mount for AR 15?

The TMS Flat Top 1 Piece Ring Mount is one of the best AR 15 scope mounts flat top that provides you with durability and affordability. It is a great choice for those who are on a tight budget and need a simple and functional scope mount that is affordable.

What is the best scope mounting system?

Solid steel mounts are the strongest, but in many cases, aluminum will serve perfectly well. See through rings are notoriously weak, and points of impact change from bumps or carrying are common. With a good scope with low enough minimum magnification; your iron sights will never be used.

What kind of scope mounts?

Scope mounts made of alloy are resilient and light. Those made with alloy combined with steel and zinc are also lighter and cheaper. Aluminum combined with steel scope mounts are proven to be the most durable and hard-wearing. Steel mount scopes are also stronger and more solid. However, these are heavier than the rest.

What is the best AR optic?

Top 4 Best Scopes For AR 10 On The Market Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12×40 Dead-Hold BDC Reticle – 1 Inch Tube (DBK-04-BDC) UTG 3-12X44 30mm Compact Scope, AO, 36-color Mil-dot, Rings Nikon M-308 4-16x42mm Riflescope w/ BDC 800 Reticle,Black Primary Arms 4-14 X 44 FFP Scope ACSS HUD .308 BDC Reticle PA4-14XFFP308