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These are my backyard observations of the above mentioned scope:
  • brightness settings 1-6 are basically the same
  • 7-11 get brighter
  • none are dim enough for low light use
  • it's heavy but then again it is a Bushnell Elite
  • great field of view
  • not what I would call "comfortable" to look through but no real reason why
  • fit and finish typical Elite quality
Good scope for it's intended use if weight is not an issue and low light is not a factor. I never mounted it before trading it off so I assume all else is typical of the series. I wrote this because I couldn't find any other reviews so take it for what it's worth. Bottom line is "it ain't no Trijicon", although it does have a better field of view and Rainguard.
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why did you unload it?
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I had one too for a bit

I put a 1.5v battery to dim it better for low light hunting

this is an interesting comment:

  • not what I would call "comfortable" to look through but no real reason why
felt the same way, nothing I could put my finger on though, just didn't seem "right"

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I concluded that it was too heavy and too bright for my intended application. I just didn't feel any excitement if that makes sense. The discontinued Cencored 4200 1.5-6x36 with Firefly is a better option (for me) in my opinion, so dats what I got. For illumination the Trijicon wins hands down due to the lack of batteries, 6 ounces lighter, and a better brightness adjustment. Time will tell how well the Trijicon performs overall. For cost benefit the above 1.5-6x36 Elite is a better option. All just one anal retentive man's humble opinion.
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I have a Burris Eurodiamond 1.5-6x40 with a lit german#4 reticle on my 6.8

it's a better scope than the Bushnell 4200 1.25-4 and both of the IOR Valdada 1.1-4 CQB scopes I had (older and latest version)


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