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Offline Malpaso

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Looking for a .223/5.56 with irons and scope
« on: February 26, 2018, 03:47:37 PM »
Hello - new to the forum, and looking for a very specific configuration, and advise on it.

For reasons we are all too familiar with, I'm looking for a .223/5.56 platform as a backstop to my AR. I have looked at the Browning BLR, the Tikka T3X and the CZ527. While each has their positives, the CZ is the only one rated for 5.56, and since I have a supply of both 2.23 and 5.56, this is a consideration.

Among the 527 variations, I am looking for a rifle length barrel, and the ability to utilize a scope and still have iron sight backup. While the carbine is factory set up for both optics, it has a shorter barrel than I want. Are any of the other models in this line conducive to setting up in this manner?

Thanks.

Offline painter

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Re: Looking for a .223/5.56 with irons and scope
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2018, 05:33:57 PM »
Look at a Lux. The only thing you might not like is the Euro style hogback stock. They're built for the iron sights.
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Re: Looking for a .223/5.56 with irons and scope
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2018, 08:26:13 PM »
Def the lux.  The hogsback stock isn't too bad for a low mounted hunting type scope.  It may not work as well with a tall tactical type scope unless you do a cheek riser or something.