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March 31, 2011, 11:58 AM
I just got a new AR-10 and I'm looking to do a scope red dot combo. I was thinking about getting the SWFA Super Sniper 10x or Millet TRS-1 with a Burris P.E.P.R mount and then putting a Burris Fastfire2 on that. The only thing I am worried about is that the red dot will not clear the turret on a tactical scope. Anybody have any experience with this? If it won't work any ideas?
March 31, 2011, 03:26 PM
If you have target turrets, you will need to purchase an 1/2" riser to be able to see the red dot.
March 31, 2011, 03:54 PM
March 31, 2011, 04:27 PM
KChen may i ask what kinda scope is that
March 31, 2011, 09:20 PM
Millet TRS-1. Entry level target scope. They make MOA reticle/MOA turrets now too. Optical clarity is decent.
It's no Leupold Mk4, but it works for now until I can purchase something nicer. :)
Missed out on a 4.5-14x50 Leupold Mk4 with illuminated reticle for $925....sigh...
The 1/2" Risers I'm using:
IIRC Burris also makes a riser.
April 1, 2011, 08:08 PM
I tried it on a PEPR but quickly discovered a 1 o'clock mount works better - closer to the bore axis and you don't need to break your cheek weld - just slightly rotate the rifle.
If you use a riser on top of the PEPR your sight will be way up there.
April 1, 2011, 08:32 PM
Make sure your 1 o'clock mount sits out far enough to clear both the objective and the windage turret.
I tried using an aimpoint micro in a 45 degree YHM mount, but it sat too close to the scope and was occluded by the objective and turret.
I decided to go with the PEPR above since I'm already used to it with my ACOG/Jpoint combo.
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