Optics Conundrum

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Optics Conundrum

Post by romer522 » 02 Oct 2008, 09:22

So i have decided to sell off a couple goodies and upgrade from the USG sight to either an Aimpoint or compact ACOG (1.5x) with the TROS mounts.

I cannot decide between the 2, i don't own an ACOG but i have really liked the once i have fondled. But i have read that they are piss-poor for inside 25 meters and i dont want to neuter my PS90 like that. On the other hand i would like a little more precision capability than a 2MOA dot on the Aimpoint, not a practical want but still a want none the less.

Theres quite a few people now using the Aimpoint + TROS option but i haven't heard of anybody with the ACOG on it yet.

Has anyone handled a 1.5x ACOG? If so how do you think it would fair in CQB situations?

I know i SHOULD just get the Aimpoint on the PS90, and use the extra $ left over to buy a full size ACOG for my FS200o :(

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Post by jmz5 » 02 Oct 2008, 10:18

I think the Aimpoint would be better for CQC on the PS90. ACOG would go better with the FS2000 IMO.
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Post by El Cid » 08 Oct 2008, 08:48

Agreed - ACOGs are geared more for long range work. If you don't want the USG sight, I'd go with the Aimpoint T-1 or M3.

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Post by prc-104 » 08 Oct 2008, 19:26

I use several optic sights like you're talking about, Acog, eotech and a couple of other reflex sights. I like the USSS for the ps-90 and it's 200 meter range. Just my two cents worth.
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Post by prc-104 » 08 Oct 2008, 19:28

PS ...forgot. Two things about the USSS. 1) no batteries 2) works with NVG without having to push different selector buttons in the darn dark (Like the Eotech). Dang! I hate that part of the Eotech.
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Post by romer522 » 08 Oct 2008, 21:09

Thanks for the input.

I decided to go with the aimpoint + TROS mount.

Good news is a got a good deal in a "used" NIB aimpoint. Bad news is TROS is 3+ weeks out on the next batch of mounts.

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Post by MrSlippyFist » 09 Oct 2008, 10:20

I prefer the aimpoint. There are many mounts that can allow it to be used as a co-witness, should you desire to move it to another platform. I think it looks and performs better than the eotech.
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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by stg2ahn » 09 Oct 2008, 10:52

+1 on aimpoint

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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by xman » 24 Oct 2008, 12:57

Strike Fire red dot with TROS mount.

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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by Litehiker » 17 Jul 2015, 21:52

Aimpoint is excellent quality and is the original red dot sight.

I like EOTECH sights for "both eyes open" shooting. Pricey but worth it.

But I'll make-do with my Bushnell TRS 23 red dot scope. It's durable enough for now and cost less than $90.

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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by dmachine » 06 Oct 2015, 13:06

Take a look at my T-1 / T-2 mount. (as well as the RMR) It is lower and gives a better cheekweld. Click on "products" and take a look. http://dmachineri.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by Litehiker » 11 Jul 2017, 20:31

I saved a lot of money and bought the Vortex SPARC II sight. Quite rugged from all accounts I've seen.

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Re: Optics Conundrum

Post by Litehiker » 10 Aug 2017, 11:16

I put a Vortex SPARC II red dot on my TROS Low Mount and it comes up perfectly to my line of sight every time. I bought it from Optics Planet for $180.

This scope has all three tethered caps (battery and windage & elevation) and comes with plastic scope caps and high and low mounts and a 1/4" shim for use with either mount. It ships with the low mount in place.

The SPARC II has a Vortex VIP lifetime guarantee (lifetime of the company, not the owner!).

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