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Old November 8, 2012, 06:58 PM   #1
Mcreams911
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Red dot & Glasses

Any of you out there with glasses ever have an issue with the red dot sight reflecting making it hard to aim? Or have I only used cheap optics?
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Old November 8, 2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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HI Ya Mac, I have a Red Dot. I got it for $125.00 it is a no name made in Europe. There are $30 ones too. As well as $400.00 Eotech. The better ones on pistols are C-more and Burris and a couple of others. If you have a good one tell me otherwise the answer well there it is.
Oh and mine is crummy.

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Old November 8, 2012, 07:59 PM   #3
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I have actual Aimpoint branded ones (the CompM4 and the Micro T-1), as well as a Russian Kobra on a Saiga 12.

Never a problem with these Coke bottle lenses I use.
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Old November 8, 2012, 08:03 PM   #4
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No issues here with either Trijicon or Primary Arms optics, using my normal specs.

However, I do have a pair of cheaper eyeglasses with "non-coated" lenses that do show some glare with battery operated red-dots.

It may be you glasses and not the optic?
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Old November 8, 2012, 09:41 PM   #5
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Love trijicon hate eotech

My Trijicon is clear as day.
Eotech is hazy and grainy



IIRC with the ARMS quick release mount it came just under $600
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Old November 10, 2012, 10:50 AM   #6
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I have terrible eyesight and a really strong prescription with prisms. I use an Eotech EXPS2 and its great. No reflection. Still get some doubling with both eyes open but there's nothing I can do about that. Good luck.
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Old November 11, 2012, 11:42 AM   #7
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The angle and direction of the light has a lot to do with it.
Try it at different times of the day and cloudy days to see if that's the cause.
There's polarizing and sun-glass type lenses for the the scopes available that can help, too.
Some scopes come with them.
If you're having trouble with the reflex type, try a tube type.
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