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why have i not heard about this before now?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by BEER, Feb 10, 2012.


  1. BEER

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    bad example

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    just ran across this red dot for the first time. it looks light and compact, has gotten pretty good reviews from what i can find, and at under 400$ it looks like a killer deal considering it's a trijicon. i mean it's no acog, but it's still trijicon.

    whenever i see new guys ask about optics i hear the same old list of suggestions so i'm really curious about this one. did it just slip in under everybody's radar or what?

    http://www.txgundealer.com/Trijicon-Rmr-Dual-Ilum-9Moa-Amb-Dot-TRRM05.htm
     

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  2. Javelin

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    9moa red dot? Might as well create a red dot in brail for those that are truly blind.

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  3. B.Reid

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    That must be a pistol sight.
     
  4. Disregarded9-side

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    9MOA is for a pistol only. It would being found on an open-class IPSC pistol.
     
  5. txgunguy

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    As everyone stated, for pistol. I mean you could mount it somehow on a rifle, but 9moa is really big.

    I believe quantico tactical has a trijicon reflex with arms mount right now for 417. Its a model thats being discontinued so its on closeout.
     
  6. WoodenPlank

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    Who?

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    They do make the RMR with smaller dots. I've considered one of the tritium/fiber ones for a lightweight SBR upper.
     
  7. BEER

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    well unfortunately my iriginal post had a link to a site that gt apparently dosen't allow or something because it censored the first half of the name. on that website this exact model was show with rail mounting options so i assumed it was intended for rifles.

    all my previous optics have been magnified crosshair style reticles. whatever i pick will be my first actual red dot style optic, so what is the optimum size for the dot when mounted on a rifle?
     
  8. Agent6-3/8

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    Smaller the better. I wouldn't want anything larger than 3 or 4MOA, personally.
     
  9. txgunguy

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    I just ordered an aimpoint pro. 389 shipped with a 2moa dot. Eotech also makes most of their models with a single 1moa dot.
     
  10. faawrenchbndr

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    I prefer my old tried & true Comp M2. Been using the 4moa dot for years.
     
  11. WoodenPlank

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    That 4MOA dot starts to suck at 150+ yards. I was VERY happy to see Aimpoint announce a 2MOA Micro at Shot - it's what I will be replacing my M2 with.
     
  12. faawrenchbndr

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    I can understand that,.......
     
  13. Javelin

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    Yeah I grabbed one of those too. Thought I was only in it for like $390 and then a LaRue mount showed up at my door and then a cover. How it became a $500+ sight really fast for me.