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Posted: 3/1/2006 7:55:41 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 9:14:41 AM EDT by some_finn]
So, dudes, like, WTF?

Before buying the Aimpoint 3xMag and Samson quick flip mount I asked a lot of questions on this forum to make absolutely sure I'd get this right.

I have the Eotech and the 3xMag, mounted on a Samson flip mount on the picatinny rail.
But the 3xMag is clearly higher.
If I look through the 3xmag with my eye centered behind the 3xMag I see the top half of the Eotech window and the "roll cage".
If I lower my head to get my eye low near the bottom of the 3xMag's eyepiece, I can just get a "full" view with the "roll cage" just being out of the view and the Eotech reticle low in the sight picture.

But this is very awkward and I can't believe it's meant to work like this?

Here's how they look, you can see the 3xMag is kind of high. Couldn't find an old thread to see how they look on other people's rifles.



I can't see what I could do differently to mount it? Did I manage to f**k up somehow or what's this all about?
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 8:26:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 8:26:58 AM EDT by C4iGrant]
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 8:53:52 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 9:16:27 AM EDT by SamsonMfg]
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:12:36 AM EDT

Originally Posted By SamsonMfg:

You can raise the Eothech or just try adjusting the screws on the Aimpoint 3x as per section 3.3 page 7 of the Aimpoint instructions.



Thanks, you saved my day!

Damn, I had missed that.
Usually I always RTFM but in this case it seemed not to include anything useful so I just skimmed it and of course missed the only important thing in it...

Can't resist posting a horribly offtopic pic. Sorry!

Link Posted: 3/1/2006 4:38:32 PM EDT
what does this screw do? Lower the height of the 3xmag?
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 8:12:38 AM EDT

Originally Posted By A96HondaAccordEX:
what does this screw do? Lower the height of the 3xmag?



Dunno exactly, some kind of internal optical adjustment.
Has one for both vertical and horizontal. I had thought the allen screws were just something keeping the thing together...
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 2:49:44 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 7:27:49 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TalonArms_R:
Now that you have had it a few days, what do you think?



I only just got it sighted in and tried it once but seems quite nice so far.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 11:02:52 AM EDT
not to hi-jack this topic, but what mount would you need to line up a 3x mag. on a LaRue Eotech mount?
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 2:37:39 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 2:47:46 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 3:59:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/3/2006 4:02:42 PM EDT by Special_FX_45]
Here's a pic of my set up. I love the Eotech/aimpoint 3x w/samson set up: Great choice you made!!

***I haven't had any problems with blockage or distractions when seeing through it. It may look off or odd in pictures, but it actually lines up perfectly. You really don't need any risers or adapters. Sighting is crystal clear as-is.









Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:45:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By some_finn:
Can't resist posting a horribly offtopic pic. Sorry!

personal.inet.fi/koti/simon_siivut/aseet/g3mag/g3-eomag1.jpg



Sweet pic!
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