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Old 07-06-2013, 12:41 PM
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Default palmetto 4th sale on AIMPOINT PRO

palmetto is selling the aimpoint pro for 366$ shipped right now with coupon code 4th pro. is this a good deal and if so what are some things PROS or CONS about this optic compared to say a eotech or vortex ?
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Old 07-06-2013, 1:06 PM
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Nice!

Got mine when midway had the same deal


The PRO is an awesome optic. I love mine. I was set on the M4 but after usin the PRO it does the same thing but for half the price after you factor in mounts. Get it
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Old 07-06-2013, 2:36 PM
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That's a great deal.
The only thing you miss with this over a vortex is the vortex is cheaper. Aimpoint has it beat everywher else.
As far as an eotech, do a search. Discussed to no end.

If I was in the market for another dot I would jump all over this
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Old 07-06-2013, 2:59 PM
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I think the only con is it's not the T1 but that's twice the price. I'm saving for a pro right now.
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Old 07-06-2013, 3:03 PM
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Great price! The Aimpoint Pro is better than any EOTech, and MUCH better than Vortex. No cons!

Buy and enjoy.
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Old 07-06-2013, 3:32 PM
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I'm picking one up !!!
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I ordered one about a month ago and just got the chance to use it today. I like it better than the Eotech.
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Old 07-06-2013, 4:26 PM
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I agree no cons..


But some guys do complain about the QD mount sticking out.

But the other talking points they have I'm safe to assume they hold it in ther room more than they shoot it and look for anything to make a video about for views. I think it's an awesome mount and a larou equivalent will run you $200 and this one comes with it.

So if anything your paying $150 for the mount and $250 for the optic if you think about it
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Old 07-06-2013, 4:58 PM
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buttstock view of the AP pro. Yes, the QD sticks out, but to no detriment that I've noticed.
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Damn wish I have 360 right now. Personally I prefer Eotechs but I wouldn't mind getting my paws on the PROs
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Damn wish I have 360 right now. Personally I prefer Eotechs but I wouldn't mind getting my paws on the PROs
I have both. I end up giving my wife the Eotech.
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That's a great deal.
The only thing you miss with this over a vortex is the vortex is cheaper.
And quality.

To the op: My vortex sparc (aimpoint t1 knock off) broke first range trip. Got a replacement shipped to me no questions asked (vortex has amazing customer service)

I upgraded to a h1, and also a pro. Stick with an aimpoint. You won't regret it
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And quality.

To the op: My vortex sparc (aimpoint t1 knock off) broke first range trip. Got a replacement shipped to me no questions asked (vortex has amazing customer service)

I upgraded to a h1, and also a pro. Stick with an aimpoint. You won't regret it
Had the Vortex Sparc, dropped it right on the optic. Didn't lose zero or break at all. Used it for 2 years, no problems.

I upgraded to an Aimpoint for the name..... =)
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:27 PM
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Ill stick to my sparc
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Thanks for the thread, I just purchased one to finish up my first build.
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Thanks for the thread, I just purchased one to finish up my first build.
Post up a pic will you.
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Just ordered one. Thanks OP!!

Was really thinking of picking up the H1 for weight savings and it's compactness, but for over $250 in savings, guess I don't really need a H1. Right? Hope I made the right decision.
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Just ordered one for my new AK! Thanks!!
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Went to a lgs to check out the h-1 and the PRO. The H-1 is so much smaller! And because its smaller, less of the "tube effect" since you don't get drawn in or distracted by all that bulk.

But it's still $250+ more than the PRO since you still need to get a mount. Is it worth the splurge or stick with the PRO?
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Old 07-07-2013, 9:16 PM
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Thats a helluva deal
Too bad I already bought one (and for more money!)

Then again
Two is one...
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does this mean EO Techs suck? cause I just ordered a 512 =\
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No eotechs are awesome ! They have a better reticle , aimpoints have better battery life .
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Damn...what to order what to order...
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No eotechs are awesome ! They have a better reticle , aimpoints have better battery life .
thanks I was starting to have buyers remorse
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Aimpoint PRO is my first optic of any kind
600 yard steel plate with the 2 MOA dot on setting 7

I say they're good to go

And PSA is good
If you have the patience to wait it out
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