GUN Pick my AR15 optic

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  1. Jinkle

    Jinkle Habs/Vikings > *

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    Trying to decide between Aimpoint ML3, Eotech 512, and the Millet DMS :run:
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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  3. Paul Revere

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    what will you be using the gun for?
     
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    3x30 FTMFW
     
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    3.5x35 ftw.
     
  6. Jinkle

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    Mostly ~100 yards, sometimes 2-300
     
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    acog or 1-4x scope
     
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    neg.

    ta11 is more than double the weight of the ta33
     
  9. P07r0457

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    eotech > * when you consider price, function, and form.
     
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    Nah, I've heard WAY to many stories of them failing during classes to consider using one. Aimpoint or Acog for me.
     
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    link? I have heard them to be among the most durable.
     
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    no link but people i've spoke to who have attended Pat Rogers carbine course said 50% of eotech's failed
     
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    I've never seen anyone I would view as credible say the eotech is more durable than the aimpoint. The feeling I get is that the current revision eotechs might have fixed a lot of the problems and be equal at best.

    I dont think there's a right answer other than try as many of them as you can and get your favorite.
     
  14. Ticket Me

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    i got to play with a valdada 3x25 QCB the other day and thats what i think im going to get now
     
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    where are aimpoints made?
     
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    sweden i believe
     
  17. spankaveli

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    ive been researching this for a couple weeks and thats the consensus i've come up with

    i'll probably buy an EOTECH and use it and my fakepoint and if i like the fakepoint more i'll buy a real aimpoint, otherwise will keep the eotech
     
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    i`ve only played with Eos*had 4,now 2*
    though,i`de like to own and acog of some sort.maybe down the road.
    what i would do,is go to a local shop and piss with them for a bit.
     
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    Acog or Aimpoint
     
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    Well, I only own one, and haven't put enough rounds through it to feel comfortable making a blanket ruiling... But so far I am more than pleased with mine.

    The only complaint I've really heard was battery life... And it's not that big of a deal to change batterys every few months. I've got an extra pair in my VFG for an emergency situation.
     
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    eotech.

    acog costs too damn much.
     
  22. RyeLou

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    They serve totally different purposes.

    ACOG if you have the money.
     
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    acog ftmfw
     
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    check out valdada
     
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    what's valdada?

    I'd damn sure like to have the ACOG if I had the bank. And to tell you the truth The Eotech is really for less than 100 yds without the magnifier.

    Anybody recommend something with lighted recticle greater than 4x?
     

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