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Old 09-11-2017, 12:55 PM   #1
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Anyone have any opinions / use the Athlon BTR 4.5-27X50 APLR3 FFP IR MOA scope ? My son just bought me one for my 7mag . He wants us to start doing some long range shooting . I`m excited to try some long range shooting with a scope you can adjust to compensate for distance instead of holdover guessing on a target .
Anyway this seems like a very nice scope . He won`t tell me what he paid for it , so I`m guessing it is a upper quality scope .
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Old 09-11-2017, 01:20 PM   #2
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http://www.cabelas.com/product/ATHLO...B&gclsrc=aw.ds


has good specs on it........
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Old 09-11-2017, 02:25 PM   #3
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They are a dang good scope. I have the ares on my 6.5 Grendel and I love it. They have prices from $100 to $1700. They honor their lifetime warranty.
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Old 09-11-2017, 02:42 PM   #4
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My buddy said Athlon has same glass as Zeiss...First I heard of them until he showed me and told me.
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Old 09-11-2017, 03:41 PM   #5
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The glass is well above their price points. All of my customers have been happy with them. Initially some were complaining that the clicks were somewhat mushy and not audible enough, but all the ones I've gotten in the past month have been really good, the problem must have been fixed.
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Old 09-11-2017, 10:39 PM   #6
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They have a stellar reputation for glass and mechanicals. Why not use mil?


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Old 09-12-2017, 06:00 PM   #7
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I don't know. My son just asked which I would like and I knew MOA was in 1/4 inch. Thought it would be easier. Why would one be better than the other ?
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Old 09-12-2017, 06:05 PM   #8
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In my opinion one isn't necessarily better than another. I switched over from MOA to mil a few years back and doubt I'll ever go back to MOA.

Athlon has their reticles and turrets matching, not all companies do. So the hold overs in the reticles and the clicks on the turrets will be either mil/mil or moa/moa, makes things much easier for long range shooting.
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