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#3173299 - 02/22/13 05:43 PM Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope?
mattwhit166
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Registered: 05/02/12
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Switching to optics this year...opinions?
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#3173306 - 02/22/13 05:50 PM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: mattwhit166]
Wes Parrish
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Registered: 06/12/02
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Loc: Knoxville-Dover-Union City, TN

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Burris Speed Bead & Fast Fire 2 are same sight, just mount differently.

If the gun will be used only for turkeys, I prefer a small foot-print scope with a 20mm objective. Using magnification of 4x or less, there is zero need for an objective larger than 20mm, as it is only a liability. My main turkey gun has a Nikon Monarch 1.5-4.5x 20mm objective scope on it. This particular model is no longer manufactured, but I like it much better than some of the current models being "marketed" as "turkey" scopes.

I do not like the larger "red dot" scopes, but love the Burris Fast Fires, which for the money, don't think you can beat them. They're tough and great quality.

Here's a scope very similar to the discontinued Nikon Monarch:
http://www.cabelas.com/product/Hunting/O...%3Bcat104535180

Note the small "footprint" of the 20mm objective on this Leupold 1-4 x 20mm scope.

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#3173344 - 02/22/13 06:34 PM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: Wes Parrish]
REN
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Fast fire iii baby!


If money's tight the Mueller Quick Shot is awesome for $100
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#3173387 - 02/22/13 07:21 PM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: REN]
Setterman
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Registered: 12/31/09
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Loc: Knoxville, TN

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I have a speedbead and like it. I was forced into a red dot sight, and tried the eotech but it was awful. I wish I could shoot beads on the new gun, but the pistol grip stock caused major issues for me
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#3173465 - 02/22/13 08:33 PM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: Setterman]
whiskey
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Registered: 12/29/10
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Loc: Port Royal, TN

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I used the FF2 last two years, got a FF3 this year. Love them for turkey hunting.
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#3173813 - 02/23/13 09:02 AM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: whiskey]
muddyboots
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Registered: 11/06/02
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Loc: savannah, tn., usa

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Eotech is bad to the bone.
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#3173829 - 02/23/13 09:26 AM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: muddyboots]
fredfred
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 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
Eotech is bad to the bone.


The only advantage i can see with the Eotech is it takes AA battery's .
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#3173884 - 02/23/13 11:18 AM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: fredfred]
mattwhit166
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Thanks for the advice guys...I'm between the fast fire and a leupold.
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#3174433 - 02/24/13 08:22 AM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: fredfred]
muddyboots
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 Originally Posted By: fredfred
 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
Eotech is bad to the bone.


The only advantage i can see with the Eotech is it takes AA battery's .


Everyone that i let use it wants it.
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#3174502 - 02/24/13 10:30 AM Re: Burris Speed Bead / Fast Fire 2 / Scope? [Re: muddyboots]
fredfred
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 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
 Originally Posted By: fredfred
 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
Eotech is bad to the bone.


The only advantage i can see with the Eotech is it takes AA battery's .


Everyone that i let use it wants it.


I have both and i like the Eotech on my M4 very well but it's too big for my turkey gun. The gun weighs enough as it is
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