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Old 05-06-2013, 05:15 AM   #11
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I picked up an EOtech Holosight and a 3 x magnifier. Keeping my fingers crossed they line up right.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:28 AM   #12
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You spent double what the rifle is worth for optics? Ouch o well not like you can't take them off.
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Old 05-06-2013, 05:27 PM   #13
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As far as mounting options Midwest industries has a lot of nice options.
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You spent double what the rifle is worth for optics? Ouch o well not like you can't take them off.

Nothing wrong with that. I know many people that have $1800 scopes on $750 rifles.

I have an $1150 ACOG on an $800 Bushmaster.

The 6X Swaroxski on my Model 70 Win .30-06 cost more than the rifle.
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Whatever floats your boat. At least you buy nice optics. You get what you pay for in my opinion and you can't go wrong with eotech. I just remember paying (a few years back) $440 for my wasr 10 brand new. And last year spending almost $500 on my eotech 552 for my ar. I just always thought of an ak as a tommy gun. Kick in the door a mow everything in front of you down.
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Whatever floats your boat. At least you buy nice optics. You get what you pay for in my opinion and you can't go wrong with eotech. I just remember paying (a few years back) $440 for my wasr 10 brand new. And last year spending almost $500 on my eotech 552 for my ar. I just always thought of an ak as a tommy gun. Kick in the door a mow everything in front of you down.
when I was a kid (back in the dark ages)

The old man that pretty much taught me how to hunt (after I lost my father at 13) used an old "as issued" Kar 98 Mauser he had "liberated" from a German that no longer had a need for it.

When I asked him why he had such an expensive scope (Lyman Alaskan) on a cheap rifle, he shrugged, and said that almost any rifle will shoot straight if it has good sights.

That was some of the best advice I have ever had. I would have saved a lot of money and hassle if I had followed it from the beginning.
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I love my cheap wasr 10. Probably put 2000+ through it and never had one failure. Other than steel mags take a little extra love to drop out.
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when I was a kid (back in the dark ages)

The old man that pretty much taught me how to hunt (after I lost my father at 13) used an old "as issued" Kar 98 Mauser he had "liberated" from a German that no longer had a need for it.

When I asked him why he had such an expensive scope (Lyman Alaskan) on a cheap rifle, he shrugged, and said that almost any rifle will shoot straight if it has good sights.

That was some of the best advice I have ever had. I would have saved a lot of money and hassle if I had followed it from the beginning.
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:29 PM   #19
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Here she is with the new optics.
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Nice how sturdy is that dust cover mount? And what kind of muzzle break you rocking?
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