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Old 04-20-2013, 20:27   #1
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Probably going to get another Aimpoint.

I have an Aimpoint PRO and I've very fond of it. Considering getting another for a different gun. Should I just get another PRO or should I get the Comp ML3? Both are the same price w/mount and I don't need night vision. Is the ML3 "better" than a PRO? Oh both are 2 MOA dots.
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Old 04-20-2013, 20:39   #2
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If I'm not mistaken the ML3 has better battery life and better weather protection.
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Old 04-20-2013, 21:28   #3
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http://www.sportoptics.com/aimpoint-...e-56cac18220ff

$590 when you add to cart. I ordered from these guy and received with in 10 days.
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Old 04-20-2013, 23:03   #4
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From what I understand none of the Comp series are any better/worse than the Aimpoint Pro.
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:51   #5
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I think it is hard to find a better optic for the money than the pro. I got mine for something like $389 shipped from AIM using their discount code. You just have to catch them in stock. In stock now!

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Old 04-21-2013, 10:02   #6
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From what I understand none of the Comp series are any better/worse than the Aimpoint Pro.
The Comp M3 does have better battery life than the PRO, but that's the only significant difference I can think of off the top of my head.
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Either would be a great choice,......I've been using a Comp M2 for the last
six or seven years. I change the battery in spring & fall.
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Old 04-21-2013, 11:20   #8
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Either would be a great choice,......I've been using a Comp M2 for the last
six or seven years. I change the battery in spring & fall.
Every 6 months is overkill on the Comp M2 (My old M2 went as long as 18 months between changes with little loss of brightness), but it's still a whole lot better than what an EO Tech can do under similar use.
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Either would be a great choice,......I've been using a Comp M2 for the last
six or seven years. I change the battery in spring & fall.
That is a overkill. I have had my Aimpoint Pro on for almost a year on level 7(and on 8 for countless hours of shooting, coyote hunting) and its just as bright as new. Once a year is more than enough.
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My old comp M2 easily goes 18 months and as long as 2 years. It is always on. Can't go wrong with any Aimpoint product in my opinion.
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That is a overkill. I have had my Aimpoint Pro on for almost a year on level 7(and on 8 for countless hours of shooting, coyote hunting) and its just as bright as new. Once a year is more than enough.
The PRO has roughly double the rated battery life of the Comp M2. The M2 is rated to roughly 15 months on setting 7, and I believe the PRO is closer to 3 years.
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The PRO has roughly double the rated battery life of the Comp M2. The M2 is rated to roughly 15 months on setting 7, and I believe the PRO is closer to 3 years.
My first battery lasted right at two years but it was on a higher end brightness, bright enough for a sunny day.
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I just orderd a Aimpoint Pro. Thanks-Plank!
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The PRO has roughly double the rated battery life of the Comp M2. The M2 is rated to roughly 15 months on setting 7, and I believe the PRO is closer to 3 years.
Yeah that is what I thought. Does not hurt to change the battery out every year to be on the safe side, though. Don't want to worry about a dead battery when you hear glass breaking in the middle of the night.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:17   #15
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I just orderd a Aimpoint Pro. Thanks-Plank!
Where did you find one? I order one 3 days ago on bo tach and a day later got email out of stock price was good at $389 since I am regular customer but don't know how long i have to wait?
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I think it is hard to find a better optic for the money than the pro. I got mine for something like $389 shipped from AIM using their discount code. You just have to catch them in stock. In stock now!

http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.as...ght&groupid=84
I just got mine from there last week for $387 shipped after using a discount code I found on here. I got it in three days from California to Michigan. I was impressed at how fast it got here.
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I'd go straight to the H1/T1. The weight advantage and lack of "tube effect" and extra battery life really do justify the extra cost.
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I'd go straight to the H1/T1. The weight advantage and lack of "tube effect" and extra battery life really do justify the extra cost.
I've never experienced a "tube effect" when using an Aimpoint PRO properly.
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Where did you find one? I order one 3 days ago on bo tach and a day later got email out of stock price was good at $389 since I am regular customer but don't know how long i have to wait?
Great price! You should'nt have to wait to long. I spent more, $408, and went thru SportsOptics.
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I've never experienced a "tube effect" when using an Aimpoint PRO properly.
I never had a problem with my Comp M2, but it can be a little more noticeable with the Micro, IMO. However, run the optic at the front of the upper receiver (not on the fore end), shoot both eyes open, and play with it for more than five minutes. If you do that, the feeling of looking through a doughnut hole will go away.
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