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goodwrench78 09-11-2012 02:24 AM

Best red dot for the money
Iooking for something that will do good 50 yards and 100yrds? I have a eotech now and it covers the target and hard to see,

mountainman13 09-11-2012 02:35 AM

Look into a magnifier for it.

JonM 09-11-2012 02:43 AM

all red dots are going to do that to some extent. the further you go out the more it covers. there are 2 basic rds types 2 and 4 moa. at 100yards the 2 covers 2 inches of target and the 4 4 inches at 200 it covers 4 and 8 at 300 its 6 and 12 and so on.

an rds is NOT a precision optic its designed to get hits on 18" targets up to 450 yards.

a lot of folks opt for a 1-4x with an illuminated reticle.

vortex makes decent 2moa in the sparc model or a 4moa in the strikfire if you dont want to go the aimpoint route.

goodwrench78 09-11-2012 02:57 AM

You got a part number or a link to that one?

JonM 09-11-2012 04:38 AM


the magnifier?? Or what??

EW1066 09-11-2012 06:09 AM


Fumbles 09-11-2012 06:54 AM

Vortex SPARC.

Hollander 09-11-2012 11:37 PM

Look at Primary Arms long eye relief magnifier. I added one to the red dot I purchased from them and it works well. It also works with your eotech red dot. Primary Arms gives great service and prices seem to be very fair.

goodwrench78 09-11-2012 11:42 PM

Thanks guys, off to the store

Fumbles 09-13-2012 02:26 AM

Vortex SPARC comes with a 2X magnifier and various height mounts, allen wrench and 2 batteries. The bikini cover is not they told me, it basically meant for shipping. I got 2 Butler Creek #4's.......problem solved. My buddy got an Aimpoint PRO and as far as normal use, plinking etc, target shooting.....there is nothing he can do that I cannot, with my SPARC. I'd LOVE to have an Aimpoint but I could buy other more needed stuff with that amount of money.

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