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Posted: 2/27/2007 5:02:00 PM EST
The Big Brown Truck dropped off my TA11B today! I'm floored!

I'd never had a chance to look through an ACOG before, so the anticipation was crazy. It definitely met my expectations!! The two-eye BAC method is absolutely wicked and seems super fast. I can use it just like a red dot, no problem. I can't believe how perfect the brightness/contrast of the reticle stays through various lighting levels. I keep reaching up to turn it off after I play with it, only to remember theres no batteries or switches to worry about! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v335/unlrn/etc/ta11b.jpg

Better pics tomorrow. Hopefully I'll get some worthwhile reticle shots.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 7:38:39 PM EST
Good looking rifle and scope! Question: the front sight bridge looks like it is directly in the way of the ACOG. Doesn't it block your view? I've only seen a few ACOGs but they were all mounted on flattops with not front bridge sight.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 7:57:04 PM EST
Actually, you can't see the front sight at all. If you pull your face away from the scope a ways, you can start to see the FSB, but you have to try pretty hard to see it. No possibility of it being a distraction.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 8:09:30 PM EST
Wait until you find your first one on the EE for $500, then you'll really do the happy dance. (Ask me how I know)

There really is no comparison to other scopes in the dark.

So did you notice the scripture printed on the side yet?
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 4:41:39 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/28/2007 5:11:33 AM EST by polloi]
I've heard about the scripture... but where is it?? I don't think mine has it. I've looked it over very carefully. Perhaps its only on the 4x models...

ETA: Found it. Didn't realize it was just the code for the verse. Mine is MT5:16

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 6:40:12 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 7:17:44 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/28/2007 7:18:13 AM EST by raizer]
you run x3.5 and up FSB not an issue-even with a 16" carbine
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 7:54:57 AM EST
Correct. 3.5x and the FSB is not a problem at all. 16" midlength carbine.
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 8:30:31 AM EST
I'm running a 4x on a 20' flattop and the fsb is a minor issue. More of an excuse really to get a low pro gas block.

That reticle is bad ass.
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