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Old 10-17-2012, 02:59 AM   #21
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Redfield Revenge 4-12x42. Redfield is now made by Luepold. Lifete warranty if I remember correctly. Around $220. Just put it on my newly acquired RRA. I'd say it's a clear or maybe even more clear than my Nikon. Definitely worth my money so far. Time will only tell how well they hold up.
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And basically the reason I got it was I needed a scope for my AR and decided o go with Redfield cause I've only heard good things about the old Redfield line. I figured if Leupold makes it then it's just a Leupold scope with Redfield tag and cheaper price. As said before it's a crisp view..... As clear if not more clear than my Nikon 3-9x50. Im a buy once cry once kinda guy though. All depends on what ya wanna spend.

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Why not another eotech? You have a magnifier already.
Would like to try something different. That is why I was asking about the different types of sights that everyone uses.

I like building and shooting new weapon systems and then hand them down to my 4 son's. I know I will never be able to feed all of them (and it keeps my wife from getting all bent out of shape) so I buy, build and give them as gifts to my boys. It is cheaper for me if they buy the ammo. Some guys like to buy old cars and trucks, then fix them up and then sell them, I like to do it with weapons.
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...and here is the Trijicon I have on my AR.
http://swfa.com/Trijicon-5-20x50-Accu-Point-30mm-Rifle-Scope-P12882.aspx
For less than you would spend on a Nightforce or Leupold Mark IV.
I really like your set up. What make is your AR?
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I was looking on SWFA and found these 2 sights that caught my eye. The only difference is that I would change the base to a quick release from GGG or a Laure mount.

http://swfa.com/Nikon-1-4x20-M223-Riflescope-Kit-P47976.aspx

or

http://swfa.com/Leupold-15-4x20-Mark-AR-Riflescope-Package-Deal-P44572.aspx

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http://swfa.com/Trijicon-RMR-LED-Sight-P12926.aspx

or something like it on a offset mount.

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Would like to try something different. That is why I was asking about the different types of sights that everyone uses.

I like building and shooting new weapon systems and then hand them down to my 4 son's. I know I will never be able to feed all of them (and it keeps my wife from getting all bent out of shape) so I buy, build and give them as gifts to my boys. It is cheaper for me if they buy the ammo. Some guys like to buy old cars and trucks, then fix them up and then sell them, I like to do it with weapons.
Can I be your son for Christmas

That's a good plan, your boys are lucky!!
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I really like your set up. What make is your AR?
It's a Heinz 57. YHM handguard and upper receiver, Magpul grip and stock, Palmetto State Armory lower receiver, Les Baer BCG, and Lilja barrel. This one is chambered in .204 Ruger.
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http://youtu.be/q-IVbdF_ZT4

This convinced me to go with my Aimpoint T1. It is the Daniel Defense Torture test, but what the sight goes through and still works has me sold!
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http://youtu.be/q-IVbdF_ZT4

This convinced me to go with my Aimpoint T1. It is the Daniel Defense Torture test, but what the sight goes through and still works has me sold!
Oh yeah, no durability problem with Aimpoint for sure.
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Oh yeah, no durability problem with Aimpoint for sure.
I had an Aimpoint on my AR until I got rid of it. I was tired of having to change the batteries all the time, it was an older model Aimpoint that used watch batteries.

If I get another Aimpoint I would like to get one that uses a CR123 or AA battery so it is less items I have to carry in my pack. 1 battery several uses. I like the Aimpoint CompM4.
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