Troy Vs MI BUIS

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  1. Kalmah

    Kalmah Supreme Member

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    Not having much firsthand experience with either manufacturer, is there any significant difference in a Troy BUIS vs a Midwest Industries BUIS?

    I can get a Troy front/rear folding sight combo for $199.
    http://stores.homestead.com/Laruetactical/Detail.bok?no=203

    Or I can get a MI set for $150.
    http://www.m4store.net/index.php?p=product&id=121&parent=33
    http://www.m4store.net/index.php?p=product&id=124&parent=33

    I hear people raving about Troy, but I don't hear much about MI. So I was just wondering, is the Troy worth the extra $50, or is one just as good as the other?
     
  2. kabob983

    kabob983 "Mostly" Dead

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    Troy is like Colt, people will buy it for what it is. That said, the Troys have been heavily tested and are excellent, one of the reason they're so popular.
     

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    Hands down Troy!
    Do you want to settle for a Buick or save a bit more for a Cadillac?
     
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    Depends on which Buick and which Caddy...
     
  5. crazymoose

    crazymoose Nonentity

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    They'll do basically the same job. The Troys are smaller, sleeker, and probably a bit tougher.
     
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    I disagree. The fit and finish on my Troy's is excellent. :rofl:
     
  7. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    MI's are very nice sights. They are very tough and nicely finished.

    That being said; Troy are a bit nicer, probably (maybe) a bit tougher.

    The MI's that are really nice are the low profile that came out a couple years ago. They really compare tot he Troy's.

    Both sights are more than 99.99% of the buying public need and I would recommend either of them to you. I have used both and like both. Seems Troy is a bit more "in fashion" these days for the "tacticool" picture posting crowd.
     
  8. WayaX

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    I have both. My Troy is one of the original troy diamond sights (not the new ones). I like the Troy better only for the diamond aperture. Other than that, both are really good sights. Pick whichever you want, it'll serve you well.
     
  9. Kalmah

    Kalmah Supreme Member

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    Went ahead and ordered a Troy with diamond aperture from AIM.

    http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=XTComboDOA&groupid=48

    I decided on this one simply because I wanted to see if "the optically engineered apertures center your eyes instantly and effortlessly providing a clearer target picture than with round apertures."

    Thanks to everyone for the input.
     
  10. WayaX

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    That's similar to my troy. I think the diamond makes a small, but noticeable difference.