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To shoot 200-250 yards at coyotes with my new AR, the Leupold 1.5-5x20mm scope just jumped to the top of my list. This illuminated duplex looks great for my application compared to the BDC type reticle with graduations would probably be more confusing and just be in the way.

I can live with the slightly smaller FoV but I'm concerned about low light capabilities with the 20mm versus a 24mm objective. I'm not sure if the Leupold coatings can contribute enough to make the 4.0mm exit pupil tolerable at 5x in low light? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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whats your price point?
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If you find the scope looking grey or dim simply dial down the power to 3x or below and it will brighten right up.
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Originally posted by jjrgr21 jjrgr21 wrote:

whats your price point?
 
 
My Colt AR and accesories put a big hole in my toy money. The Leupold VX-3 1.5-5x20mm runs around $600 plus I'll need a decent mount. I realize there's "good enough" and "better than it needs to be" but 200 yards at a coyote would be a long shot for me. And if I missed with the first shot, I have 29 followups.  
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Really your so close to this price point I'd look hard at this deal right now -

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