The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Gear and Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old February 12, 2000, 06:20 PM   #1
mongrel66
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 19, 2000
Posts: 122
does anyone own one? how do they compare to aimpoint?..I have an aimpoint, but am disliking batteries
mongrel66 is offline  
Old February 13, 2000, 05:09 PM   #2
Glock-n-Tankbag
Member
 
Join Date: December 31, 1999
Location: North East, MD
Posts: 15
I like it alot. It's so bright at night and day and does it all with no batteries. The only fault I can say is that on the one I have (6.5 MOA amber dot) it covers more of the target than I would like at 100yrds. It's not made for target shooting so I really shouldn't say that. It's main purpose in life is to get a shot off on human tagets as fast as possible and it seems to excel at that.I wouldn't know about the human target part but you get the idea .
Glock-n-Tankbag is offline  
Old February 13, 2000, 11:03 PM   #3
jcoyoung
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 20, 2000
Location: Oak Forest, IL
Posts: 661
Mongrel,

Still waiting for mine from Botach. GRRR

Can't beat the price though...


Jason

------------------
"Ray guns don't vaporize Zorbonians, Zorbonians vaporize Zorbonians" The Far Side
jcoyoung is offline  
Old February 14, 2000, 10:16 PM   #4
Cliff
Senior Member
 
Join Date: November 19, 1999
Location: Saranap, CA
Posts: 473
mongrel66 - I have one and am quite happy with it. Mine has the 4 MOA reticle.

I bought it because I didn't want to worry about batteries or on/off switches. The tritium system is rated for a minimum 10 year life.

One criticism I had read was that the amber reticle could not be seen against, say, an orange sunset. I doubt this is the case as the lens system on mine changes orange target spots to a dark grey. I think you'll like it.

I got mine through SWFA, Inc. - great service and fast shipping. The sight was $209.95 and the AR15 carry handle mount was $99.95. This mount also allows you to use your iron sights. That was my other criteria.

You can check their site out at: http://www.swfa.com/riflescopes/trijicon/

Cliff
Cliff is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06623 seconds with 9 queries