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Posted: 6/4/2001 11:22:11 AM EDT
Anybody have any experience with these red dot sights? I have looked at them in catalogs, but not had the chance to try one. I like open sights usually. Would these be more or less accurate?
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 11:27:26 AM EDT
A good iron sight shooter can be very accurate.So can a red dot.I have used them on rifle and pistol.On the rifle I have used them as both a scout and regular mount.They are very versatil.you can pick up a Tasco accudot 30mm for under 75.00 including tax.Id give one a try.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 11:29:40 AM EDT
My experience is that they are quicker on target but not as accurate. The ones I have tend to obscure the target at longer distances.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 11:32:46 AM EDT
You will really appreciate a red dot scope during dark conditions when you can no longer see your sights. During daylight, I can be just as accurate with iron sights, but not as fast. I can recommend the Aimpoint Comp M. It is a great scope. Much more durable than anything else I have seen.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 11:33:49 AM EDT
I forgot.Make shure you get one with a 3 minute dot the others cover too much up.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 11:55:10 AM EDT
I use the tasco propoint on my FAL and it is quite accurate and fast on target aquisition. The only drawback is that it will drain a battery quickly even when shut off so carry several extra sets or get a scope that uses a fiberoptic and tritium sight combo so no batteries are needed. idaho-ar15
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:09:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:12:13 PM EDT
Here's a Oko for $125 I'm highly considering. [img]http://www.castle-arms.com/accessories/oko.jpg[/img] I would consider a Tasco, but keep getting picked on for having a Tasco scope, and they're chi-com not Taiwanese.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:53:42 PM EDT
I have a Tasco Acudot on my Ruger .22 pistol and can honestly say that it was one of the best investments I've made.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:59:34 PM EDT
Turn the power down on that red dot till it is still visible but you can see your target through it. You will start hitting even with a 5 minute of angle dot because it is more like the principle used on a peep. The eye will naturally center the target in the circle. Try it.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 1:02:12 PM EDT
who sells the OKO for 125.oo i need one i want one
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