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Old July 13, 2013, 04:47 PM   #1
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OK all you "AimPoint" scope users. Got a question,,,,

I just got the new Nikon Force scope for my Taurus Raging Bull 8".454 And I dont like it.

Moving forward, Im looking at the AimPoint model 9000SC.

It this the right model for this gun? I do a lot of hog hunting late in the afternoon into dark. Can you see through this better than a regular scope?

http://www.opticsplanet.com/aimpoint...dot-sight.html
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Old July 13, 2013, 05:25 PM   #2
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It'll certainly work, but for a handgun I'd prefer a Micro.

As for seeing through it better than a scope... depends on what it's being compared to. It won't gather a lot of light like a large objective scope would.
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Old July 13, 2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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Ill guess Ill have to buy it and find out........Ha-Ha-Ha...

Why a Micro? Wouldnt that give you less light?
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Old July 13, 2013, 05:46 PM   #4
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(Disclaimer: I've not used a 9000, only a CompM4.)

I don't think the amount of light will be appreciably more with the 9000, and the Micro will be much smaller, a little lighter, and only requires one mounting point.
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Old July 13, 2013, 06:06 PM   #5
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On a hand cannon like this, Im thinking two mounting rings would be better......

I dont mind if its bigger with a little more weight.
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Old July 14, 2013, 11:44 AM   #6
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The micro weighs less than half as much as the 9000SC and is much shorter, so from strictly inertial/leverage concerns I'd expect it to be more durable in this application.

I think you can throw out "light gathering" on non magnifying optics as well.

That's my take at least... I'd be interested to hear if someone disagrees and why.

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