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Posted: 10/3/2004 5:48:54 PM EST
What is a good optic for competition where targets range from IPSC Sils, at 15 ft to 6" plates at 120+ yards? I have been using a 3-9X40 Nikon and done "ok" but not as good as I would like to do I had considered the Aimpoint with a 2 MOA dot and 2x Magnifier but I have been told this is a "horrible sight" and everyone seems to think that the ACOG has to much power for in close... I have half considered an Acog (which i can not afford right now) for the longer stuff and a Laser Sight for teh Close stuff, but from my experience the Laser is Uber-Gay and is Slower in action than a dot or even my Nikon set on 3 X. Anyone have suggestions the close and far shots are 50-50 but the rifle match is usually won or lost on those 100-135 yard 6" plates
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 5:53:19 PM EST
Low $$$ option, EOTech. The 1MOA dot in the reticle's center will work well on the steel and the 65MOA outer ring will be fast on the close range stuff.

Higher $$$ option. Trijicon Accupoint 1.25x4 on an extended rail. Will work well at all ranges. If you ever travel to an event with 200-300 yard stages it will be your best friend.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 5:56:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:06:40 PM EST
I've only done a couple of "action rifle" matches, but I did well with my 3x Compact ACOG. By well I mean I got no "Mikes" (misses) and I clanged the 12"x12" steel plates every time at 250 yards. I gotta work on my speed though (slow)


-sc
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 5:24:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By ipschoser1:
Higher $$$ option. Trijicon Accupoint 1.25x4 on an extended rail. Will work well at all ranges. If you ever travel to an event with 200-300 yard stages it will be your best friend.



Couldnt you get away the larue rings instead of the extended rail?

Remman
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 6:00:30 PM EST

Originally Posted By Remman:

Couldnt you get away the larue rings instead of the extended rail?

Remman



The Accupoint (1.25x4) has about 5" of eye relief. I doubt the LaRue mount would put it far enough forward. It might work with the 3x9x40 Accupoint though.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 6:10:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By ipschoser1:

Originally Posted By Remman:

Couldnt you get away the larue rings instead of the extended rail?

Remman



The Accupoint (1.25x4) has about 5" of eye relief. I doubt the LaRue mount would put it far enough forward. It might work with the 3x9x40 Accupoint though.



i learn something new every day.
Remman
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 6:23:31 PM EST
EO tech and 1,000 rds of ammo. If you spend some good practice time with a dot you can do well. Most 3-gun matches only have one stage over 100 yd's,the rest will be up-close "hoser" stages.fwiw
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 10:57:38 PM EST
Ditto on EOTech or Aimpoint and practice.

Alternatively, a TA11 is only slower on close-in hoser stuff, but it helps a lot on longer range especially with small targets.

-z
Link Posted: 10/9/2004 2:02:26 PM EST
For a .223 AR? Simmons Pro-Diamond 1.5-5. About $100. Durable through the many 3-gun matches mine has been to. I was hitting 4" square plates every time at 100 yards, and 8" plates at 200, with the clock running. Its a shotgun scope, but works fine for 3-gun. Crank it to whatever power you need.

The diamond reticle works for close hosing, and the crosshair inside the diamond for long range.

There is an illuminated version available, but I have not tried it.

Lee
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 2:49:58 AM EST
I only shoot in a local monday night match, and though the course changes each week I pretty much know what it will be 15 or so shots from 0-50 yards and 18 or so shots from 95-120
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 5:04:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/10/2004 6:07:10 AM EST by ipschoser1]

Originally Posted By MTNmyMag:
I only shoot in a local monday night match



Ooooh. The Accupoint would be good...
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 7:41:41 AM EST
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