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I just took delivery of my first AR... A Rock River Arms 20" Varmint...  I am looking for a scope now... I would like to use one I already have, let me know if any of these are good options...  In the order I think I prefer...

 

Nikon Monarch UCC 4x12x40 (I have two of them)

Leupold VX-II 3x9x40

Bushnell 3200 3x9x40

Zeiss Conquest 3x9x40 (probably to be put on my next centerfire rifle)

B & L 3000 Elite 1.5x4.5x44

Simmons Aetec 3x9x40

 

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for varmint hunting, none that you mention would suit me, i have a SS10X42 on my RRA18", and i love it.

 

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Does the Super Sniper have fully multicoated lenses?  I will probably be taking some shots in very low light so that may be a concern for me.

 

Also I will be hunting Coyotes and they are "wiley".  I can never get them to stand still, so I don't think a minimum magnifaction of 10x would allow for correct tracking.  It would be great for prarie dogs/woodchucks, but I would like a more variable scope... Any suggetsions?

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Yes the SS scopes are fully multicoated but not the best choice for your application as you've noted.
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if yotes are in the equation, you want something with no more than 4X on the bottom end, i think i would hae to choose your nikon 4-12.

 

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The 4-12 would best suit your needs if you are never going to get a still shot.
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4-12 or 4.5-14 would be the best magnification for your needs. Low enough magnification for running shots and high enough for some prairie dog shoots.
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