Sightmark

Discussion in 'Optics & Mounts' started by e43jimmy409, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. e43jimmy409

    e43jimmy409 New Member

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    Anyone used the Sightmark Ultra Shot QD reflex sight?
     
  2. ZeusEcho

    ZeusEcho Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I too would like to know about this :)
     

  3. purehavoc

    purehavoc New Member

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    My brother in law bought his wife one of these for her AR and it has been a good, cheap piece of equipment. He said she has roughly 600 rds thru it and it has stayed on target without any issues . I shot it this past weekend and it was a nice looking optic for $100. Lifetime warranty also but keep in mind this one is not waterproof.
     
  4. e43jimmy409

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    I ordered one and it should be here in a couple days. Going to try it out on my 22 first and then on my ar when it gets here and I put it together.
     
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    I have the new Z series but have not mounted it yet. I have been playing with my iron sights for a while.
     
  7. e43jimmy409

    e43jimmy409 New Member

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    Mine came in today. Played with it but haven't used it. Seems ok to me....of course I've never had an eotech lol
     
  8. ZeusEcho

    ZeusEcho Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Received mine last night and mounted it up. Looks pretty good, not EOTech quality for sure but then again it's 1/4 the price. I've used an EOTech on my father-in-laws RRA and it was nice but I think this will get the job done without breaking the bank.

    Dot is clear with a minor shadow or double image which is more visible on darker targets. Dot is visible even on light targets in direct sunlight. Haven't used it yet but if it holds zero I'll be a happy camper I think.

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  9. ZeusEcho

    ZeusEcho Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Update...

    So the Sightmark is going back! :(

    Upon further evaluation I noticed the detents on the reticle selector knob do not actually hold the reticle in a fixed position. You can hear the click when turning the knob but the knob doesn't lock into position. It can easily be moved a little one way or the other by touching it or even putting on the neoprene cover.

    I knew that changing the reticle would most likely change zero and had planned to stick with one reticle after it was zeroed but it's not even good enough for that.

    Was hoping to save a little money on an optic that was acceptable for range or light competition use but this IMHO is not acceptable for anything more than a plinker with less than desirable accuracy.

    Will save for an Eotech or Aimpoint...
     
  10. purehavoc

    purehavoc New Member

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    Thats not the one my brother in law has but his has had zero issues. I might suggest the vortex strike fire or the Vortex Sparc . They both come with a 2x doubler thats not the greatest but its only 2X anyway ,Waterproof to 49.7 ft, followed up by the Vortex no questions asked lifetime guarantee. I have had no problems with mine and it is selectable red or green dot , NV capatable
     
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  11. ZeusEcho

    ZeusEcho Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Thanks man I was looking at the strike fire also. I really like the more open sight picture of the holographic sights though. How's the strike fire in that regard?
     
  12. purehavoc

    purehavoc New Member

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    its not bad but its not as open ,remember you are still looking thru a tube .I like mine , I had a PA microdot before and it petered out but it was built more the like sparc and I like the strikefire better than it it has a larger tube than the sparc but again its just not as open . All in all its well worth the money and the guys at Vortex are great I have talked to them a couple times about long distance rifle scopes and they always answer my questions politely and tell me if I have any more Q's call back .

    Here is Vortex's warranty

    Our warranty is about you, not us. It's about taking care of you after the sale.

    The VIP stands for a Very Important Promise to you, our customers. We will repair or replace your Vortex product in the event it becomes damaged or defective—at no charge to you. It doesn't matter how it happened, whose fault it was, or where you purchased it. You can count on the VIP Warranty for all riflescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and monoculars.

    Unlimited Lifetime Warranty
    Fully transferable
    No warranty card to fill out
    No receipt needed to hang on to

    If you ever have a problem, no matter the cause, we promise to take care of you.

    Note
    The VIP warranty does not cover loss, theft or deliberate damage to the product.

    Red dot scopes and Rangefinders are covered by our Limited Lifetime Warranty.
    Tripods are covered by our 3-Year Limited Warrant
     
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  13. ZeusEcho

    ZeusEcho Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Yeah man the Vortex warranty and customer service is world class! I have a 6-24x50 Viper PST (that I LOVE!!!) that had some issues (canted reticle and focus knob problem) and Vortex sent me a Fedex 2nd day return label, examined the returned scope, and then sent me a brand new scope (not a refurb). I sent my scope to them on Monday and had it back that Friday. Great customer service and offered to do what ever I wanted to make it right, including a full refund, but of coarse I really just wanted my badass Viper PST back :). I would never hesitate to buy another Vortex product.
     
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