Any reviews on the Athlon Argos BTR?

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  1. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Site $$ Contributor

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    Just bought two Athlon Argos BTRs in 6-24-50mm with 30mm tubes, FFP, Parallax adjustment, in MOA/MOA. I haven't had a chance to test them. Ive watched about 7 or so youtube videos on them that's why I purchased two. Reviews say its on par with the vortex viper HST scopes.

    Does anyone have first hand experience testing them, so I know what to expect? Its more for expectation management more than anything considering I already bought them. Thanks for the help!
     
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  3. CharlieNC

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    Nice features for the cost, and pretty good optical quality. The reticle is really functional. Turret clicks were a bit mushy on mine, required cleaning the o-rings. My only dislike is its a bit heavy.
     
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    Thanks for the info. Anyone have any info on the tracking and toughness?
     
  5. CharlieNC

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    My tall target test showed turret was off only 3%. Too soon to know durability.
     
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    TTT...anyone else with experience?
     
  7. tbeasley

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    As a Athlon dealer, the Argos optical clarity is pretty until 20x and higher. The images lose their color and become more white wash. The turrets are little mushy, yet functional. The reticle is well thought out as well.
    What I tell folks, this is the BEST introductory FFP scope out there. It's easy on the wallet and will give you the basics of a FFP before dropping bigger dollars for better glass.
     
  8. 300_whisper

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    Thanks for the honest feed back. I have the MOA reticle, so I will be primarily cranking the turrets for the fire solutions. I think tracking is my biggest concern. But the unboxing and first impressions, it is a very, very nice scope for under $400.
     
  9. tbeasley

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    I agree with you as well
     

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