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Old June 19, 2008, 06:20 PM   #1
AEConfidential
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Red Dot Sight question...

I recently purchased my first red dot sight which is an Aimpoint ML. I've noticed while looking through the sight when I move it off center to the left or right (still being able to see the red dot) I get what appears to be a red reflection over about half the sight. It doesn't affect target acquisition, just something I've notice and now I can't help but notice all the time. I think the amount of lighting has something to do with it, but I'm not 100% sure. Is this normal or is there something wrong with mine? Thank you.
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Old June 19, 2008, 07:14 PM   #2
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I have noticed this but only when I wear glasses. Are you waering glasses when this happens? You are corect in that it doesn't make any diference but you still notice it !!

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Old June 19, 2008, 09:25 PM   #3
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does it seem to be affected by the brightness of the dot?

ive noticed something similar with my ML3...

if i have the dot brighter than whats need i get a ring and sometimes a glare.

also at times,even with the optic off i get something like what you describe.buts its when another light souce is hitting the lens...im pretty sure that has something to do with the lens coating.
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