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Aimpoint Pro at a deal, or Micro that's much more $?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by WarEagle32, Oct 24, 2012.


  1. WarEagle32

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    I have basically settled on buying another Aimpoint for my 2nd M4. I have an Aimpoint Pro on my Daniel Defense LW M4. My other AR is a S&W M4 with no optic at the moment. I have 2 options if I stay with Aimpoint. 1. Put an Aimpoint Micro T1 on my DD for 650 with a Larue QD mount included that will really go well with the lightweight DD rifle, and put my Pro on my S&W. 2. Buy another Pro for 360 mount included, and have Pro's on both my M4's. Kinda boring but practical. I love Aimpoints, and saved up to buy the DD M4 as my dream rifle. The T-1 is my dream sight to go on the rifle, but is it worth 300 more dollars which is near double the price of another PRO. I have the money right now to do either but buying the T1 would wipe my gun account out for awhile but would have a super LW setup on a LW carbine. Tough call! Opinions please.
     

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  2. mjkeat

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    Pro, 500 rounds of Tula, and some instruction.
     

  3. faawrenchbndr

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    What Mike said.......:supergrin:
     
  4. DLEE25

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    I had a similar dilemma a few months ago. I've been using Eotechs and wanted to go with a simple red dot. I looked hard at the Pro and it's a great optic for a great price. I always wanted a one of the micro's but they were pretty pricey. I came across a great deal on a used H1 which would be about the same price as a new Pro so I went with the H1. I had to spend some extra $$ on a LaRue mount but I don't regret it. It's light, small and the battery life is insane. I say take a chance on the micro since you already have a Pro.
     
  5. LA_357SIG

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    I had an M2 (30mm like the PRO) and sold it after I got my T-1. The less bulk and longer battery life of the T-1 made it the more attractive choice between the two.
     
  6. WoodenPlank

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    Can't go wrong either way. A planned upgrade for me is replacing my M2 with a T-1, but I want to borrow one to run on my SBR a bit to make sure I can live with the "looking through a doughnut hole" view on the T-1. I get the feeling it will be mounted much closer to the rear sight than my M2 is.
     
  7. JimM_PA

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    May I ask where you found the Pro for 360 mount included?
     
  8. WoodenPlank

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    Palmetto and a couple other places had it for sale around $360-370 around Labor Day.
     
  9. XDRoX

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    Midwayusa. Get a coupon code for $30 or $40 off $300. They charge $400 normally no tax and free shipping. So either $360 or $370 shipped to your door.
     
  10. Cole125

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    It's really hard to beat the Pro, I am really liking mine and the included mount is a outstanding design.

    I would try a T1/H1 before you buy and make sure looking through the little hole works for you. Personally I like the 30mm tubes of the bigger Aimpoints.
     
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    “Boring but practical” works for me.
     
  12. WarEagle32

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    I love the smaller tube on the Micro T-1. I just don't know if its worth 300 more than another Pro. 2 Pros would be practical but a little boring having 2 near carbon copy rifles. What should I do guys?
     
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  13. mjkeat

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    Read the 10 posts above.
     
  14. WarEagle32

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    Need a few more opinions bud. I also just found a CompM4s for 650 with the factory mount. So I will throw it with the Pro and T1. Thoughts now guys?
     
  15. WoodenPlank

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    The M4 has great battery life, but it's HEAVY.
     
  16. mjkeat

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    The very first response was probably right on target?
     
  17. ArmoryDoc

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    Aimpoint Pro is it. You're gonna have to burn a lot of batteries to justify an extra $300.00 in my book.
     
  18. RatDrall

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    Where do you get that coupon code?
     
  19. rockapede

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    It sounds like you want the T-1 regardless, so just buy it.
     
  20. scccdoc

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    Where did you find that price? DOC