what sniper + attachment do you use?

#1 Posted by Talis12 (488 posts) -

a friend of mine swears by the new m417 and pretty much iron sights all sniper rifles.. personally i like the L96 with 7x scope the best (and of course straight pull bolt) cuz it seems to give me the best versatility at both short and long range.. strangely enough i seem to no scope (hip shot) a lot as well

whats your favorite choice?

#2 Edited by big_jon (5789 posts) -

M40 used to be, with pull bolt, 12x scope and bipod, but I don't snipe much.

#3 Posted by AlexW00d (6449 posts) -

@big_jon said:

M40 used to be, with pull bolt, 12x scope and bipod, but I don't snipe much.

Clearly; you can't use the bipod and the straight-pull bolt simultaneously.

I like to mix it up tbh, I use the 12x on the L96, and then RDS or iron sights - and maybe the torch - on the M40A5 when I feel like being a fool, or playing aggressive recon.

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#4 Posted by big_jon (5789 posts) -

@AlexW00d: I'm so sorry for the mistake, like I said in the post "I don't snipe much" please stop replying to me just to make sad little attempts at trolling me, it makes you appear to be a doucher.

Thanks in advance. :)

#5 Posted by Talis12 (488 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

@big_jon said:

M40 used to be, with pull bolt, 12x scope and bipod, but I don't snipe much.

Clearly; you can't use the bipod and the straight-pull bolt simultaneously.

I like to mix it up tbh, I use the 12x on the L96, and then RDS or iron sights - and maybe the torch - on the M40A5 when I feel like being a fool, or playing aggressive recon.

so when using 12x scope do you move around much or just sit on a mountain/building sniping them out?

#6 Posted by Crypt135 (69 posts) -

For regular sniping I prefer the M98B with a 12x scope and straight pull bolt. For aggressive recon I use the M40A5 with the 3.4x PK-A and straight pull bolt.

I'm not really a fan of the semi-auto sniper rifles.

#7 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

The only time I use a sniper rifle is to shoot camping snipers across the map, and I use the L96 vanilla.

#8 Posted by believer258 (12212 posts) -

The starting one. I think I've played with the sniper class a grand total of twice.

#9 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2699 posts) -

Very proud to have spent 0 minutes as recon.

#10 Posted by innacces14 (738 posts) -

M40, Straight-Pull Bolt, swap between 8x and 12x scope, and laser sights for the heck of it (always hit T when starting though).

For closer encounters I use an M39 with Holographic sights, swap between foregrip and bipod (offensive/defensive respectively), and tactical light.

#11 Posted by TheUnsavedHero (1247 posts) -

For small maps, QBU-88 with the 5x scope. Pretty simple set-up. On bigger maps, SV-98, 12x scope, straight pull back bolt.

#12 Posted by AlexW00d (6449 posts) -

@big_jon said:

@AlexW00d: I'm so sorry for the mistake, like I said in the post "I don't snipe much" please stop replying to me just to make sad little attempts at trolling me, it makes you appear to be a doucher.

Thanks in advance. :)

If you think that's an attempt to troll then sure?

@sideshow said:

@AlexW00d said:

@big_jon said:

M40 used to be, with pull bolt, 12x scope and bipod, but I don't snipe much.

Clearly; you can't use the bipod and the straight-pull bolt simultaneously.

I like to mix it up tbh, I use the 12x on the L96, and then RDS or iron sights - and maybe the torch - on the M40A5 when I feel like being a fool, or playing aggressive recon.

so when using 12x scope do you move around much or just sit on a mountain/building sniping them out?

I cap flags when playing sniper man. I generally play counter sniper anyway, taking out dorks up in the mountains. Or I hang around the mcoms if I'm (rarely) playing Rush.

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#13 Posted by Talis12 (488 posts) -

yeh i play rush sniper myself.. just running from flag to flag, kill everything that stands in between.. i just cant do that with a 12 scope and i rly dislike the smaller scopes for some reason.. even on the assault rifles.. i rather go iron sight on those

#14 Posted by Coafi (1494 posts) -

MK 11 MOD 0 with any scope, it's perfect for rushing two shots and the guy is down.

#15 Posted by psylah (2187 posts) -

M95B, Straight pull bolt, 12x scope, and a laser dot+SOFLAM for dazzle + confusion.

#16 Posted by sandweed (146 posts) -

The G3A3 with a heavy barrel and bipod can outsnipe most recons.

#17 Posted by WilltheMagicAsian (1542 posts) -

Whatever bolt-action is unlocked, stock scope (7x?). 12x way too high power and I rather just have a good all-rounder. Mostly because there is no zoom sensitivity so constantly switching scopes just messes up muscle memory. Small map, large map, 7x works fine for me.

#18 Edited by big_jon (5789 posts) -

@sideshow: Generally I am about 150 to 300 yards away I guess, I play the role as it is meant to be played, to counter other snipers, and kill Javelin, and Stinger douchers hiding up on rocks. If I am on a smaller map I'll use the 8X scope, and help my squad move up by following behind them and picking off threats to them as quickly as I can.

It's funny because one sniper can make a huge difference, but the average one is some stupid kid who gets one kill in a match camping on a tower crane and doing shit all to help his team.

#19 Posted by Intro (1212 posts) -

I don't use snipers lol. On my 360 I don't think I ranked the recon class up once, on PC maybe once at most.

I prefer helping my team more.

#20 Posted by natetodamax (19220 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic said:

The only time I use a sniper rifle is to shoot camping snipers across the map, and I use the L96 vanilla.

Hey, that's the only time I ever use sniper rifles as well! I usually just go with the M98 because it's big. Big rifles are typically the ones you want to use.

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#21 Posted by Azteck (7449 posts) -

Using the L96 with an ACOG

#22 Posted by Talis12 (488 posts) -

@Intro said:

I don't use snipers lol. On my 360 I don't think I ranked the recon class up once, on PC maybe once at most.

I prefer helping my team more.

correct beacon placement is often key to victory.. specially on rush if you have to keep pushing and you have a spawn near the MCOM's

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