The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Hunt

Thread Tools
Old January 3, 2008, 10:09 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: January 11, 2005
Posts: 114
Hunt with Eotech?

Sorry folks. Yet another question about hunting deer with an AR-15.
I live in Maryland and yes its allowed. Not to mention, we're not exactly dealing with juiced up sized deer in my state.
I'm going to use Fed. Partition Nosler 60 gr. which others have used successfully-inside 100 yards, careful shot placement and being mindful of obstructions.
Now that thats out of the way...anybody use their Eotech holo sights for hunting?
I'm thinking since I have it...might as well use it.
Or am I off base?
fawcettlee is offline  
Old January 4, 2008, 12:09 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: September 9, 2005
Posts: 1,712
if you've practiced & can hit well consistently then I say go for it!
To kill something as great as a duck just to smell the gunpowder is a crime against nature. - Alan Liere
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. - George Bernard Shaw
FrontSight is offline  
Old January 4, 2008, 09:59 PM   #3
Join Date: June 15, 2006
Location: land of sky blue waters
Posts: 51
As long as it's sighted in, and you can shoot well with it, why not?

It isn't an eotech, but I've used a red dot sight on my slug-gun for years. It works great.

nosualc is offline  
Old January 4, 2008, 11:32 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: November 9, 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,744
I see Aimpoint ads that push it for hunters. Why not the Eotech too!
ShipWreck is offline  
Old January 4, 2008, 11:44 PM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: February 13, 2006
Location: Washington state
Posts: 11,804
anybody use their Eotech holo sights for hunting?
I heard once a long time ago that people actually used to use iron sights to shoot deer! If you can hit your target with it, why not?
Never try to educate someone who resists knowledge at all costs.
But what do I know?
Summit Arms Services
Taylor Machine
Scorch is offline  
Old January 5, 2008, 11:10 PM   #6
Senior Member
Join Date: January 11, 2005
Posts: 114

It makes sense. Guess I'm just second guessing myself about everything as I work towards my first hunt.
Actually.....I just don't want to look like an arse out there.
fawcettlee is offline  

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 03:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2015 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05813 seconds with 7 queries