Which EOTech sight should I buy?

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by JrFreak, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. JrFreak

    JrFreak New Member

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    Hi all.

    I just ordered my first AR-15. I'm a lefty, so I order the Stag 2TL. I've read good things about Stag and I wanted a lefty model... so I didn't have much to choose from.

    Anyways, I will be adding goodies as I go and might go for a EOTech sight first.

    Which one should I buy? Btw, I'll probably never go night vision. And I'll probably add a 3x magnifier too.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    The 511 (if you can find one) is good and does just about everything a higher-priced model does.
     

  3. mjkeat

    mjkeat New Member

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    XPS or any of the other micros
     
  4. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    I have a 512 on mine, I like that it uses the cheaper AA batteries. The CR123's are pricey little suckers...
     
  5. willfully armed

    willfully armed New Member

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    I had the 551.A65 and loved it. N type batteries, compact, awesome.
     
  6. Ubergopher

    Ubergopher New Member

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    I love my XPS 2-0 personally. It doesn't take up a whole lot of rail space which is nice, I recommend that one.

    One thing though, if you're going to be using a magnifier with it, look at getting one of the optics that has the controls on the side instead of the front.
     
  7. JrFreak

    JrFreak New Member

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    Yeah. I read about that. Too bad they didn't make a lefty sight with the switch on the other side.

    Thanks for the tips guys. Where is the best place to buy these?
     
  8. mjkeat

    mjkeat New Member

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  9. jamesb

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    I have a Stag 2TL as well and am using an EOtech 512. I really like the combo myself. I've never had an issue with the gun at all. It has been a pleasure to shoot! Enjoy your new rifle!

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  10. Bushman

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    Nice rifle, James!
     
  11. TXnorton

    TXnorton New Member

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    I have two of the the EOTech 512s mounted on a 16" and an AK. I bought the 512s to use the more readily findable AA batteries.
     
  12. jamesb

    jamesb New Member

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    Precisely! AA batteries are much easier and cheaper to find.
     
  13. JrFreak

    JrFreak New Member

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    Sweeeeet. I'm leaning 517. AA batteries and side buttons. Not sure I want to pony up another $200 for the EXPS3... I'll be adding a 3x magnifier also. Can't wait...

    My 2nd AR-15 will be a build project. A year or two from now though.