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Sightmark Ultra Z Zombie or Bushnell TRS25

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by detroit9mm, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. detroit9mm

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    Looking to put a decent low cost optic on my first AR. Will be mainly for range and plinking so don't want to spend a bundle. I've narrowed to down to the Bushnell TRS25 or Sightmark Ultra Z Zombie holographic. Have read good reviews for both but would like some opinions from some here that have used either or both. Thanks!
     
  2. WoodenPlank

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    Look at the Primary Arms Aimpoint clones. There are still some micro dots and bundles in stock at the moment. $84.99 for a PA Micro dot with a UTG riser to put it at the right height for an AR. Not as good as a real Aimpoint, but it'll serve fine for a range toy.
     

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    PA Micro. The Bushnell wouldn't be bad but the Sightmark is junk.

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  4. detroit9mm

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    Thanks, I've read great things about them but read in a couple places they were out of stock for a long time. I may order this today at that price.
     
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    I'm new to the world of Ar's so forgive me if this is a silly question. Can I use the PA Micro Dot (or something similar) without a rear site? My Armalite is a flat top but does not have a rear site. Thanks for any advice.
     
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    Yes, you can. However, having some kind of rear sight as a backup in case the red dot fails is always a good idea. The Magpul MBUS is a good budget folding rear sight.
     
  7. TheExplorer

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    Just going to say that. It is what many people do. You can pick the rear up for around $30. People often replace the grip as well with a Hogue. Hogue makes a version with a compartment for batteries in case yours dies.
     
  8. WoodenPlank

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    Plenty of grips besides the Hogue models that offer battery storage. I'm partial to the BCM Gunfighter, but there are plenty of others.
     
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    Of course there are. Just making a suggestion on one of the more popular ones.:cool:
     
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    I have a Bushnell on mine and it works just fine. I did have to get a riser for though.
     
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    I ordered the PA micro dot with the riser, thanks for the suggestion.
     
  12. mjkeat

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    Hogue is not one of the more popular ones. It is bottom barrel.
     
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    Im glad I ordered the PA Microdot yesterday, they're out of stock again this morning.
     
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    It's a shame all those people who own and post great things about them are so misinformed.:cool:
     
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    Imagine how many ARs w/ grips are out there. There's bound to be some good reviews.

    Lets use DPMS as an example. DPMS is a POS, period, yet there are an over abundance of them in safes across America. It's definitely not because they are a quality product.