Scout optic on .308 patrol

Discussion in '308/ 7.62 MVP and Variants' started by Marneaus, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. boostless Active Member

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    I wouldn't think it would work unless you would have some way to attach sites towards the muzzle on the barrel.
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  3. Noob_Marksman New Member

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    This is the scope I'm looking at, but with a 2 inch eye relief, I doubt I'd use those rings.
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  5. spamassassin Well-Known Member

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    Remember, scout EER optics have on average 8-10 inches of eye relief. At 5 inches or 6 inches from your eye, they're unusable.
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  6. Noob_Marksman New Member

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    I have a NCStar Pistolero on order for the scout rail on my Mini-14, and you are correct. Closer than 8 inches it is useless. Moving the mounting rings forward would only provide enough room to use a standard rifle scope, as opposed to the Bug Buster style compact scope.
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    Update:

    I found a machine shop ! flexible enough to squeeze these in big enough to knock 'em out on the CNC small enough to not need a 500 piece minimum.

    I'm mailing out my mechanical drawings this week. I reckon a couple weeks later we could have a price estimate and an order minimum.
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  8. boostless Active Member

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    Have you posted a pic of the completed idea? I remember you saying you had one done for yourself but I don't recall seeing pics of it yet.
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  10. Marneaus Moderator

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    Has nothing to do with looks for me and has everything to do with keeping both eyes open while shooting and maintaining a full field of vision, as well as very quick target acquisition. That's part of what makes it highly effective for dangerous game as well as for a soldier.

    Having the optic clear the action is helpful but having a detachable magazine doesnt really have much to do with the LER.
  11. Bobby Kobito Member

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    You might want to look at this Scope: http://www.primaryarms.com/primary-...pe-acss-hud-dmr-308-223-reticle-pa4-14xffp308 Primary Arms 4-14X44mm Riflescope - ACSS HUD DMR .308/.223 Reticle
    I just bought it & it is arriving this Friday. It is a First Focal Plane (FFP) scope with a 3yr warranty for $279.99. They made this Video to tell you everything the 'Reticle' has to offer :
    So I'll create a new thread after I have actually used it. Maybe it will fit the bill for what your looking for?
  12. wood chucker Moderator

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    All shooters come hard wired uniquely. We might be programmed similarly but we process and run individualy.
    Shooting standard mount scopes with both eyes open aint for everyone. Shooting foreword mount aint for everyone either. But for those who it is for, it's the cat's meow.

    I won't be shooting mine forward mount and I won't be using the extra rail space to put on night devices like popular hog hunters tend to. It will let us guys who shoot nose to charging handle push the scope forward the inch, inch and a half we need to keep from getting more scope eye.
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  13. Wildbillcody New Member

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    Keep us updated on the mount, I have been looking for one a while as well...... BTW you can simply rotate the patrol scope base 180 degrees and one of the screw holes line up with the rear sight hole. all we need is a spacer to take up the difference where the barrel tapers, three screws would hold it I think.
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  14. Marneaus Moderator

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    Wow! That sounds like a brilliant observation. Can you post a pic?
  15. boostless Active Member

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    that sounds a little to "bubba'ish" for me
  16. Wildbillcody New Member

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    Which part?, I will post pics sometime in the next day.
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    Here it is with the scout scope barely sitting on top, but you get the idea. I do not think it looks "bubba" (there are no hose clamps :)) , but whatever. The second pics shows how much is missing, not a lot, a small spacer contoured to fit the barrel on one side and the mount on the other with an appropriate longer screw would be the cats meow. Is it ideal? no, ideally Mossberg would get off their A$$ and make some spare parts that we could buy, or someone who has access to a CNC machine would start pumping them out, but I think it would work without a lot of fuss or modifying the rifle.

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  18. wood chucker Moderator

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    It's in the works. CAD design and CNC program writing and materials & cost estimating and then a trial run and whatnot. If it goes without a hitch the first sample will come out the CNC center in February and we'll have a price too.
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  19. Marneaus Moderator

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    That's awesome all it would take is basically the exact same item with a slightly thicker base at one end
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    Are you speaking of the spacer or getting your idea worked out and produced?

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