How about theseHe is using .223/5.56? Unless he's got some 24" bull barrel he's not, or at least shouldn't be, shooting far enough to need FFP.
ESPECIALLY when we are talking budget optics.
FFP won't help when the optic is too dark to judge range or what you are even looking at.
If he wants magnification, Get this
Get this If he wants an LPVO
Get some halfway decent rings
Vortex Crossfire II 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Dead-Hold BDC Reticle CF2-31007
Ade Advanced Optics 1-6x28
Bushnell Nitro rifle scope 2.5-10x44
Will check on the SWFA SS 10x42 MOA