Originally Posted by ncmedic964
Ok so I want to put an ACOG on my Colt LE6920 but I'm pretty lost on the different options and what will fit my needs. ..... I really don't know what other questions to ask myself. I was kinda hopin you all could assist me in that. To be honest my head is swimming a bit. Thanks
If I'm not mistaken your Colt LE6920 has a Picatinny rail on top of the receiver. That makes it very simple for mounting an ACOG. I've included a photo showing how my ACOG is mounted on the Picatinny rail on my M&P15 OR.
When I ordered my ACOG, it came with the TA51 mount, which is shown in the above photo. The ACOG is attached to the mount and the mount is then attached to the rail. So easy, a caveman could do it.
Trijicon added a battery powered ACOG some time ago and I would pass on that one. Between the tritium power source (which will eventually need attention) and the fiber optic, it has the best of both reticle illumination methods available, IMO.
The biggest issue with getting an ACOG, IMO, is the plethora of reticle configurations. Which one to get? I got a somewhat conventional cross hair style configuration and have been completely satisfied with it. Using the ACOG, I've shot my rifle out to 400 yds, but I am typically shooting at 200 yds or less when using it. My ACOG, a TA11J-G model, provides my older eyes with 3.5x magnification and that works well for me.