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Can anyone tell me about this red dot for my AR?

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Old 11-14-2013, 07:54 AM   #1
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Default Can anyone tell me about this red dot for my AR?

This would be my first optic / red dot purchase and I'm try to keep the price to a minimal and I found this one on sale for a great price $59!

TruGlo Triton 20mm Tri Color Red Dot TG8020B

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Old 11-14-2013, 08:25 AM   #2
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I have two TruGlo 30mm red dot sights and I am satisfied with their product. TruGlo makes a good product for its price point.

I have not used that particular sight.
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If I was looking for an inexpensive red dot (not an EoTech or Aimpoint) the lowest I would go would be the Vortex Sparc or StrikeFire.
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:20 PM   #4
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I know quite a few people happy with the truglo red dots I don't have any but ive never heard a complaint from anyone I know gander mtn includes them in a deal a lot of times with optic ready ar rifles
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I second the Strikefire. Great optic.
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:00 PM   #6
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I just put a Sparc on my AR. I don't know if it works well, I can't get my wife to put it down. She seems to like it though!
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Might be okay. I honestly don't know. The cheapest RDS I've been impressed with was an $80 Millet that I had. Nothing fancy, but it just plain worked. To be clear...there are in fact cheapo red dot sights that can work great depending on your demands; they just might not be the uber bomb-proof, never-fail options that many of us are chasing.

I may buy one of the Bushnell TRS-25 RDS for a rifle I recently put together. It tends to get really good reviews and is a little under $100. That's where I would tend to point you if you're determined to stay under $100.

If you're willing to spend a bit more ($120-180), watch PSA for a deal on a Vortex Strikefire or Sparc. Both are outstanding. I have extensive experience with both. And honestly, I don't consider either to be inferior to my $500 EoTech XPS2.
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I have the 2X42 multi...bigger then yours by a bit,..I have not mounted it( either, I got 2) yet, but it looks great and very clear when I use it by itself,...looks like I'll get one mounted on Saturday....

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