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Need optic for AR at 100yds or less

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by alphabrace, Jan 15, 2011.

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  1. alphabrace

    alphabrace Member

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    Hello,
    I want to get an optic for my AR to use at 100yds or less. A quick
    acquisition sight if you will. I cannot afford a $350+ type of sight.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. WC145

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    Check out the Vortex SPARC.
    Also, if you want something more than just a red dot, the Millett DMS-1 is a lot of 1-4x scope for the money.
     
  3. Grunt Medic TXARNG

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    Botach Tactical has the iTAC RDS1 red dot sight on sale for $80-

    http://www.botachtactical.com/itac.html

    I run one of these on my competition carbine, and am satisfied with it. Level of performance is not the same as the $300- red dots, but is adequate for my needs.
     
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    You haven't said, though. Do you want a red-dot sight, or a magnified sight? There are a few 1-4x scopes that are pretty good, though they'll take you very close to your budget when you include a mount.
     
  6. alphabrace

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    I am open to red dot or scope. Not really used either before. Been to stubborn and too cheap!
     
  7. G27RR

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    Wha is your price range? Uner $350 or under $100 or ???

    The Falcon Menace 1.5-5x30 is very nice for shorter ranges and runs about $200.

    FalconMenace15-5x30IR800600.jpg
     
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    I've heared good things about the iTac red dot site, bassically a copy of the Aimpoint H1, for $80 at Botach Tacitcal it's the best bang for your buck
     
  9. Z-Michigan

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    Tirod - do you have the Lucid? Why do you recommend it? I've read every review I can find, and it doesn't seem to do much if anything better than the $150 Vortex, but it costs 50% more. In fact it costs more than half the price of an EOTech 512, which is US-made and has good military credentials. Not arguing, just curious to learn more.
     
  10. AR27

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    i would use irons and spend the money on mags and ammo
     
  11. alphabrace

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    I have ordered from Botech before and after I ordered I found out that the item I ordered was not in stock. Left a bad taste in my mouth. That price they have is very entertaining however at 80 bucks.
     
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