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Been debating picking up a tactical scope of some sort for my AR15 and have heard good things about Trijicon but wanted some opinions on it. Anyone use one? Know the differences in terms of the models and the like? I have a RRA Entry Tactical, looks just like this guy if that helps you decide:


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I was actually looking at a EO Tech with a side flipping 4x magnification device.

http://www.opticsplanet.net/eotech-m...ws-557-4x.html

Anyone else have any experience with this?

I actually loved my ACOG when I used it while I was in. ;p
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I carried one overseas and loved it. It was hard letting it go. If you want a red dot sight also, you can get an attachment that goes on top of the ACOG.
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For the money and EOTECH or an AIMPOINT might be a better option. The acog with the built in BDC is great and the glass is clean but you'll never use it to it's full potential. But if you have the $700+ for one of the varitions go for it. another option may be the trijicon TriPower, check taht out as well.
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I was actually looking at a EO Tech with a side flipping 4x magnification device.

http://www.opticsplanet.net/eotech-m...ws-557-4x.html

Anyone else have any experience with this?

I actually loved my ACOG when I used it while I was in. ;p
i have combat experiance with this system. well the Eotech w/ aimpoint 3x flip to the side and twist modles. over all i have always loved the eo-tech now adding the ability to use a quick monocular function just by flipping it up good. BUT most of the time in a combat situation its useless, you will find yourself just useing the eo-tech as it was made. i mean we should be able to land killing shots at 300+ open sites reguardless.

but if you find yourself in the situation where you can setup IE: ambush or small kill teams or recon something of that sort where you can use the monocular function and not have to worry about reacting immediately its awsome.

but all in all haveing it set up is good and you can just take it off and put it on at will anyways besides just being able ot flip it down and up.

the release is fast and there is no wobble in the optic. easy to reach from the ready position, and there is no interfearance with it being set back so far on the rail when going from the low ready to the ready and fire.

solid all around withstands the normal bumps and falls of a typical combat weapon system. to include falling on it, climbing walls and buildings, ladders, ropes, chopper doors, and haji doors.


have also seen on a H&K 416 the acog w/ "ultra mini eotech like" red dot holographic mounted on top. impressive to see but would perfer the eotech/aimpoint optic.

as far as acog goes, not to shabby but never impressed never held its zero for long after intermitent fire fights or falls and bumps.

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Actually I never had a problem with the ACOG holding it's zero. It was dead on every time. I shot match grade ammo so that made it even better. I forgot to mention Leupold Mark 4 CQT. It's as good as the ACOG and it has variable power, with illuminated reticle which you can turn on and off. I'd actually prefer this over the ACOG. I shot it numerous times overseas and never had any problems.
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Here is the link to the Leupold scope http://www.leupold.com/tactical/products/scopes/
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I had the CQT and while I did like it I found that it wasnt practical with a BUIS. The size of it blocked the use of a BUIS if the unit went TU.
Obviously this weapon isnt a life or death rifle so the use of teh CQT would be good.
Again, it all comes down to price. I sold my CQT for $550 as new.
You gout get a base model EOtech for $300

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I had the CQT and while I did like it I found that it wasnt practical with a BUIS. The size of it blocked the use of a BUIS if the unit went TU.
Obviously this weapon isnt a life or death rifle so the use of teh CQT would be good.
Again, it all comes down to price. I sold my CQT for $550 as new.
You gout get a base model EOtech for $300
if it came down to life and death under 400 yards, ill use iron sites



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