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Trijicon TR24 for a patrol rifle?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by rockapede, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I have a firm grasp of my preferences in every area except magnified optics. Took me a couple of months to settle on a scope for my latest build :faint:
     
  2. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    Its not that the aimpoint is a bad optic, I just think the magnified optic is better for general use. RDS being better for CQB.
     


  3. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    We can't have magnified optics, but can have 3x magnifiers for some reason? So we are pretty limited to Aimpoint or Eotech, makes the choice easy :)
     
  4. KalashniKEV

    KalashniKEV

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    Coaxial alignment, durability, FOV, operator considerations...

    Sounds like somebody in your department is squared the "F" away...

    ;)
     
  5. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    Haha I trust them, I just email them when considering a purchase and they always point me in the right direction :)


    Sent from my iPhone... which probably auto-corrected something wrong
     
  6. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    I have three configs for patrol.

    7.5" plus an EOTech.
    14.5" EOTech and G23FTS
    14.5" plus a Nikon P223

    Right now, its setup 7.5/EXPS 3-0 with my other upper setup ready to go.

    Pretty versatile.
     
  7. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    Same here. I've had a few guys try and sneak in bull**** optics and I won't approve them. We can't have scopes but a 3x mag for a quality RDS is okay.
     
  8. Foxtrotx1

    Foxtrotx1

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    FYI, Despite what was stated earlier:

    3x mag on an EOtech does NOT make the dot bigger. It stays at 1 MOA.

    An aimpoint dot DOES get bigger with magnification.
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2012
  9. Vanman2004b

    Vanman2004b

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    Have you looked at a TA-47? I have been lusting for one for some time. It seems to be an often overlooked option.
     
  10. rockapede

    rockapede

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    Technically, if what you're saying is true (I've never paid attention before), an Eotech dot becomes 1/2 MOA while the Aimpoint dot stays 2 MOA.
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2012
  11. TattooedGlock

    TattooedGlock NRA LIFE MEMBER

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    I had an Aimpoint T1 for a long time and really liked it. Just put an ACOG on my POF and love it! Dead on for close or long range engagements. Pricey, but worth it.
     
  12. davsco

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    i have and use tr24 1-4x24 with green dot for 3 gun and love it. that dot gets you on target so quick. but frankly if i do any more matches that go out to 300 or more, think i will use my 2.5-10x56 aimpoint also with green dot, my eyes just aren't good enough. and with the dot, even at 2.5x, can still bang the close targets pretty easily.