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Forgive me if this specific question has already been answered here, I looked around at the past threads and couldn't find exactly what I needed to know.

My question is generally about ACOGs compatibility with the ACR. I was looking at this one in particular TRIJICON ACOG 4X32. However I want to be sure that it will fit my ACR before spending that much money. Are there any special mounts that I would need or does this fit straight out of the box?
Thanks for any info you all can provide!
 

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The Acogs will fit on any traditional rail system and will mount on an ACR with no "special" mounts needed. Depending on the model/mount used, you will need to make sure that your rear buis will sit clear of the site. It won't fit under the optic if it's too tall. I use Troys but there are alot of great irons that will work, I believe the factory MBUS sights should work as well.
 

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The Acogs will fit on any traditional rail system and will mount on an ACR with no "special" mounts needed. Depending on the model/mount used, you will need to make sure that your rear buis will sit clear of the site. It won't fit under the optic if it's too tall. I use Troys but there are alot of great irons that will work, I believe the factory MBUS sights should work as well.
thanks for the info. i figured as much, but i wanted to be sure before dropping that kind of cash on it.


Buy that puppy (it'll definitely work for you), but are you sure you wouldn't rather buy it here: http://www.red-dot-scopes.com/triji...ced-combat-optical-gunsight-4x32-ta01nsn.html ?

Click down on the selection box to see the RMR price: $1430 shipped (beats the $#!+ out of $1800, don't it?)

I bought my NSN from them and have been fully satisified with it.

You're welcome... :D

thanks thunderdan!!! that is a hell of a deal... a lot better than what i was looking at. i was planning on shopping around a bit more, but i think that site is a winner. thanks again for the feedback!
 

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I plan on putting the USMC spec acog with rmr mounted on top
 

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That's the one I wanted was the one with the rmr on top. I do want the yellow chevron reticle. Quite a bit of money but I will have to wait on the funds. I think ill hold off rather than get an eotech or aimpoint for $600 again which I like but its better to wait for what is the best. That's why I saved up for the acr in the first place. Im confident the other forum members will direct me to the best when im ready to buy.
 

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That's the one I wanted was the one with the rmr on top. I do want the yellow chevron reticle. Quite a bit of money but I will have to wait on the funds. I think ill hold off rather than get an eotech or aimpoint for $600 again which I like but its better to wait for what is the best. That's why I saved up for the acr in the first place. Im confident the other forum members will direct me to the best when im ready to buy.

I'm not a big fan of the chevron reticle... I really like the crosshairs in this particular model. it is expensive, but I've been saving up for awhile for the ACR and ACOG... can't wait to finally get it all together.
 

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I may understand your thinking. Correct me if im wrong but he crosshairs would provide more precise aiming but the chevron provided more rapid engagement. May me the route I go if I were to get the small reflex mounted up top
 

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I may understand your thinking. Correct me if im wrong but he crosshairs would provide more precise aiming but the chevron provided more rapid engagement. May me the route I go if I were to get the small reflex mounted up top
I think your right.. that's why I want the red dot on top.
 

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I don't know the name of the reticle, but one of the guys here has an ACOG with a round reticle with hash (distance) marks. that make up the circle. With a front cover flipped closed, you could easily use it as a red dot up close. He doesn't as he has a red dot piggybacked. I thought it was a nice idea though.
 

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I tried an ACOG on my last M4. It had a crosshair reticle, so it was very precise. The glass was excellent, but the problem was the weight and target acquisition at closer ranges. I had an RMR on top, but conversely, the glass on it was a little poor. It was slightly greater than 1x, so it was like looking through a bubble. It was far from on par with an Aimpoint or Eotech. I think the way to go is with a shorter model with no RMR and a BAC reticle. The BAC reticles are the larger more obvious reticles that can be picked up using both eyes open. The smaller models also not only help with weight but limit parallax by using a shorter distance between lenses. After getting a setup like that, the most important thing is training, training, training. Practice going from close-mid-long ranges to get used to the sighting system.

Just MHO, but I tried it and dropped it in favor of an Eotech. Most of what I do is more mid range. I have a magnifier on stand-by, but not attached. If I found a great deal (and also found a great deal of money), I would probably get a TA31HG.
 

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chevrons are just as precise and provide better distance engagements with the tic marks and it has l/r mil marks
 

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I run the Acog with the Docters Optic on top and love it. The versatility of the site balances the burden of the weight, IMHO. However, you really have to train to be proficient with both sites. Instinctive cheek weld for the scope and chin weld for the red dot. I have the red dot zeroed for 50 yrds and the crosshairs at 100+ w/ BDC.

As much as I like the red dot piggybacked, it does not beat a dedicated EOTECH or Aimpoint site for close quarters. The POA/POI must also be accounted for because it is mounted so high off the bore of the weapon. But if you choose to run a single system (no magnifiers) I highly recommend the set up.
 

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Suppose this all depends on personal opinion. Not a huge fan of the chevron reticles but they do their job well. I have a TA31H sitting on mine with a piggyback RMR. I just love that horseshoe reticle, it's easier for my eyes for some reason, though it is clearly not the most popular one out there.
 

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I had an opertunity to to play with that exact setup awhile ago. For an ACOG which is built like a brick out house, the shield is not necessary. The red dot sits real high, to the point, (at least for me) my face actually leaves the butt stock to use it. (This was on a M4) and above all, the setup up is heavy!!!! Didn't weight it, but it felt very heavy.

Personally I feel there are much better options out there for that type of setup.
 

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yeah, like the acog with the rmr on top
 
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