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Post by WTR » Fri May 11, 2018 7:27 pm

I've been watching a few shooting shows today and they infer that you can take a scope or other optic, pull it out of your bag, snap it on your AR and you are zeroed and good to go. That is not my experience but I have not used any new systems. Do you all find this to be true or just commercial puffing?

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Post by Allons » Fri May 11, 2018 7:32 pm

Not mine either, was at the range today with new sightmark red dot wolverine and did not work for me. It took 4 groups of 3 or 12 rounds before I was zeroed. After that I was good.
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Post by WTR » Fri May 11, 2018 9:04 pm

Allons wrote:Not mine either, was at the range today with new sightmark red dot wolverine and did not work for me. It took 4 groups of 3 or 12 rounds before I was zeroed. After that I was good.
They make it look so quick and easy, I thought I may need to invest in some modern sight systems.

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Post by Allons » Fri May 11, 2018 9:18 pm

Everybody's eyes are different there is no way everyone could be zeroed out of the box.
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Post by SRO1911 » Fri May 11, 2018 9:30 pm

Some of the higher end QD mount systems do maintain a high degree of repeatability, with 1-2 moa however you must still zero it traditionally the first time.
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Fri May 11, 2018 10:23 pm

BOBRO mounts guarantee return to within .5 MOA of zero - which is why I use them almost exclusively on my AR/battle rifle optics. I currently have one for my ACOG, for a Aimpoint T2 Micro, and for the 4-16x50 Viper PST on my SCAR 17. They are absolutely worth the price. In a comparison test I read a long time ago, comparing the BOBRO and several other high-end mounts, and in actual testing, the BOBRO was the most repeatable, averaging a return to within .1 MOA of zero. I no longer have a link to that test, but if I can find it again, I’ll gladly provide it. They are Texas-made too.

https://swfa.com/mounts-rings-and-bases ... rand=Bobro

BOBRO mount on my SCAR:
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BOBRO mount on my SBR:
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BOBRO on my A4 replica:
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I have another one like the one on the SCAR, which I’m holding onto for another build some day.

Here is a link to an article which quotes from the above comparison I mentioned: http://cockedandlockedguns.com/top-rate ... and-bobro/.

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Re: Optic Zero

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Post by WTR » Fri May 18, 2018 7:52 pm

The mounting system I saw advertised is by Kinetics. Pricy but good reviews.

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