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Posted: 5/28/2003 2:36:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/28/2003 3:02:33 PM EDT by Boom_Stick]
I have heard some say that if Trijicon made a hollow triangle they'd trade their donut for it. Isn't the chevron just a hollow triangle without the bottom line?

With either reticule which bullet drop scale is most accurate for a 16" flattop firing 55 and 62 grain: the .308 or the .223 version?

Is amber or red better for the BAC feature?
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 3:31:26 PM EDT
The .223 version. Go to the optics forum on the AR board. BDC info by Bartholomew_Roberts is tacked at the top. If this is that forum, you'll know I use active topics!
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 3:39:54 PM EDT
Thanks! (Got your IM too)
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 3:42:10 PM EDT
The line on the chevron is thinner than the 1MOA thickness of the donut line. I find red to have better contrast. Other opinions vary.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 6:14:37 AM EDT
I find the donut to be just a bit easier to pick up than the chevron; but the more I use the ACOG, the less I notice the difference. .308 reticle is only good for 68gr and higher rounds. It doesn't match the 55 and 62 at all. Opinions differ on red vs. amber. I like red better myself; but it is purely a personal preference based on how different people's eyes pick up the colors.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 8:24:39 AM EDT
in GENERAL, and all things (training and familiarity) being equal, the eye will tend to center the reticle of an optic on a target under quick-shooting conditions. with the chevron, if it's supposed to be zeroed with the point of the triangle right below/on the target, you'll be shooting high if if center the 'center of mass' of the chevron on a target under stress etc. at close ranges, that may or may not be an issue. cheers, MM
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 10:04:52 AM EDT
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