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Aimpoint v Eotech for Sig SBR 556, benelli m4, ak 47?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by alfred10, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. alfred10

    alfred10

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    I am going to either build or buy a Sig 556 SBR. I want optics for it. I also want optics that I can use on my AK and benelli M4.
    I would prefer to get one optic that will work on all.

    I really like the aim point micro but dont like how small the dot is when compared to Eotech. Is the aimpoint micro a 1 MOA at 100 yards? Would the eotech or aimpoint be quicker for cqb? Which one would shoot better at longer ranges? I like the Eotech but dont like the battery life.

    The EOTECH seems much faster. Not sure if aimpoint makes an optics with a larger than micro red dot? Not sure if the eotech would be good at long range since it is so large of a circle. Whats the max range of each without magnifiers?
     
  2. FreakyBig

    FreakyBig Massive Member

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    They're both quality sights. I have an EOTech 512 and 552 and also an Aimpoint ML3. I like both, but prefer the Aimpoints although the EOTechs are at least a little more price friendly.

    I don't think max range is going to be an issue with the guns you had listed that you intend to use it on. The Aimpoint T-1 would be a good choice for your SBR to keep weight down. I have my ML3 with LaRue mount on my SBR AK until I can afford to pick up a T-1.

    I prefer the battery life and sight picture of the Aimpoints, but you can't go wrong with either one. I find the rear controls on the 552 to be a PITA on my AR since it is fairly close to my BUIS.
     

  3. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I'm not a fan of electronic sighting system, but I do like the one Eotech I fit on my Bushmaster carbon M4.
     
  4. -gunut-

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    I like the aimpoint.

    I don't like having the turn the EoTech on, the battery life is not nearly as good, and after having one shut off during recoil and reading this is a common issue, I am sticking with Aimpoint.
     
  5. phxfa

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    I like the Aimpoint T1 on my SIG 556 SBR on a LaRue mount