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Hi everyone,

Finally got a Leupold Mark4 8.5-25x50 illum TMR for my RRA Varmint A4.
Is there any advantage of a $145(!) ARD over a $28   4" sunshade?
Had a sunshade on my Rem 700 and the varmints never shot back. 

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The sun shade is much better at doing what you want it to do, which is reduce glare/flare.  The ARDs will reduce the light transmission of your scope, sometimes very noticeably.  The only use for one is to keep then lens from reflecting, giving your position away.
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Sounds like I could conceivably use both.
The sunshade for glare/flare reduction, and the ARD for concealing my position.
I guess I was mistaken in thinking they were doing the same job.
Thanks for schoolin' me.
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