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JackieNeil
November 13, 2010, 10:50 PM
I just got one of local gun dealers to order me a new Daniel Defense AR15 model XVEZ for $1150.00 and will receive it this coming Wednesday. This is my first AR15 and can't wait to get to the range. Have I bought a good gun for price and any suggestions for scope and additions? I think the Trijicon Acogs are really neat.

JackieNeil
November 14, 2010, 09:32 PM
I really would appreciate your thoughts about what kind of scope to put on the AR-15. I've heard some say a powered scope and some red dots. I will be target shooting at 100 yds. But I would like ability to shoot longer distances of 3 to 4 hundred yds. Have looked through a Acog and Eotechs and Aimpoints. This Daniel Defense AR-15 is my first . What would all you AR-15 black gun owners put on your gun.

zombieslayer
November 14, 2010, 09:37 PM
I'd go with the ACOG. For a hundred yards or less, I like Eotech.

RT
November 14, 2010, 09:47 PM
Aimpoint micro or ACOG

JackieNeil
November 14, 2010, 10:06 PM
I looked through an Acog 3x30 for about $550 and the 4x42 for about $780. Are there any really significant differences except $230.
Also anyone use the Sig vertical grip/ light combo. Do you like this combo versas rail light.

JackieNeil
November 15, 2010, 10:11 PM
I talked with an recent ex-marine at a gun store and he recommended the EOTech with the magnifier over the Accog. That way, I get ability of up close range shooting and longer range shooting.
What are thoughts about this?

zombieslayer
November 15, 2010, 10:39 PM
That sounds like a pretty sweet setup.

wnycollector
November 16, 2010, 05:51 PM
any suggestions for scope and additions

I may be old fashioned, but I personally would master my iron sights first and spend my $$$ on ammo to practice with. Once I could hit targets reliably from point blank, out to 300 yards with my irons, I would then start thinking about optics.

thesheepdog
November 16, 2010, 06:17 PM
I have an ACOG on my Daniel Defense. You will love that gun!

DAdams
November 17, 2010, 06:38 PM
Had the best price over your way. I'm in K'ville and it might be worth the drive as that is a decent price.