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Old 07-05-2010, 08:24 AM   #1
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I was browsing Gun Auction, and I came across an Aimpoint T1 and 3x magnifier, both on QD mounts, at$179.
Is this possible? $1200 worth of glass for $179? Is this the best offer in the history of optics, or am I missing something completely?

Aimpoint T1 and 3x on QD

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I have not used that site. But with no reserve I would think the seller used his lowest price to start the bid. Does that site have any buyer protection thing like eBay?

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It says Aimpoint "style. Cheap knock off. Might mess around with it on a .22 lr, but nothing I'd rely on for anything serious.

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*facepalm*

Oh yeah.

Uh, I knew that. Yeah, yeah, that's it.

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That is a scam. The real aim point Micro T-1 doesn't have any writing on top of it. That one does.

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As the folks have pointed out- Aimpoint "STYLE

I have used that site for some years- seller has 14 positive feedbacks- 4 from same person.

Rule of thumb- if it looks too good to be true, it is too good to be true. BTW, I have a great watch I am sure you would like. That Rollux would look really impressive on your wrist. cash only- small bills.

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Rule of thumb- if it looks too good to be true, it is too good to be true.
Words to live by folks...
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As the folks have pointed out- Aimpoint "STYLE.
The placement of the word "type" threw me off the scent. I read "Aimpoint type T-1" as "Aimpoint (brand) type (model) T-1"

Good thing I asked for a second set of eyes...

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if it looks too good to be true, it is too good to be true.
Not necessarily true, I for instance, AM as good as I look
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I have a Aimpoint like that...not good on a .22lr. The turrets quit working while trying to dial it in. The ACOG one though is good...I have it on my AR and it work wonderful.

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I for instance, AM as good as I look
Damn- not only ugly, but losing his eyesight as well!
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