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10/30/2020 2:42:12 PM
Posted: 8/20/2004 5:43:36 AM EST

This past summer I hit a couple of big gun-shows and I saw what was claimed to be a Trijicon ACOG Sight. They were priced at $100 and $149 a piece and were "new in box." I skipped on them because my good buddy said they were cheap China clones but they looked the same and if I remember well, they actually had the Trijicon name on them.

Is there any way I can verify they are fakes? Do they have serial numbers or made-on dates? I really would like to know since I would hate to blow money on a crappy fake.

Thank you all, Mayday.
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:44:12 AM EST
if it aint 900 + it aint real
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:46:03 AM EST

Originally Posted By avengeusa:
if it aint 900 + it aint real


very expensive. built like a tank kind of quality.
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:47:18 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:49:58 AM EST
but what he finds a fake priced at $900?  
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:50:18 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/20/2004 5:51:54 AM EST by hk940]
look at the fit and finish on them.  
is the sight clear.  
does the element glow?
can you press on the glass and make it move.
educate yourself by going to reputable gun stores and looking at the real ones.

with a little practice you can see the difference.  

ed to add is it heavy?
Like the line from Jurassic park.  If it’s heavy, its real.  
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 5:50:47 AM EST
Also I doubt that these knock offs (even the more expensive ones) would have the tritium.
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