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Posted: 10/2/2005 6:22:12 PM EDT
I'm curious - why does Eotech apparently mark every sight as "For Law Enforcement/Military Use", even the ones they sell to the public?
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 6:51:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/2/2005 6:53:01 PM EDT by Not_A_Llama]
That's for the 55x series, which is their LE/Mil line. I wish they wouldn't do that, but I haven't run into any trouble.

Edit: NM, I just saw a 51x series with the marks. Now I'm interested, too.
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 6:57:27 PM EDT
I checked out several 512.A65's this weekend at a local gun show (different dealers). All were marked that way.
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 9:27:58 PM EDT
I think it's basically to say "rugged enough for LEO/Mil use" not LEO/Mil only like Colt has on the side of their rifles.

WIZZO
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 10:58:15 PM EDT
Because you will have some bean counter Police Chief saying, "Hey, we should just buy the Bushnells instead, they are cheaper." Wizzo basically nailed it.
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 11:16:07 PM EDT
Cause it is teh hotness and Chicks Dig It.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:14:57 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
Cause it is teh hotness and Chicks Dig It.



Isn't that why all of us bought them? I know I did.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 9:09:25 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
Cause it is teh hotness and Chicks Dig It.



+1
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 9:22:51 AM EDT
Marketing hype...
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 9:25:11 AM EDT
People like to buy stuff they think is "For Law Enforcement / Military Use Only". It gives the user a greater sense of prestige and confidence.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 1:32:46 PM EDT
I heard that in the aftermath of Katrina some N.O. cops with punk attitudes were confiscating weapons marked for LE/Mil use.

People finally got a judge to issue an injunction against it. But, when it comes time to get them back, I'll bet the party line will be "What confiscated weapons?"
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 3:20:08 PM EDT
It is printed this way because of a contract agreement with Bushnell. Bushnell had the right to the civilian market with the 502. and the 550 and 510 series are suppose to be LE/Military only.

Then again, us Airsofter love the makrings because I can show it off to my wannabe friends and know deep down I am using the same sight as Delta and SEAL.... Go Airsoft..

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