So, you have gone through the motions of justifying the purchase of a ‘Modern Sporting Rifle’ for home defense. Perhaps your property is big enough that a shotgun might not reach out and touch someone at distance. Or perhaps the look of a black gun will even further intimate any intruder to go farther. But really, say what you will, it is badass to be able to play with the same equipment our troops use to annihilate the bad guys in the sandbox.
For fast target acquisition, the big debate has always been red-dot sight vs. holographic sight (a.k.a. Aimpoint vs. Eotech). Red-dot sights do have their advantages in size, weight, and battery life. But for the cool factor, nothing is like the Eotech. Having an electronic heads-up target reticle in a window that is basically bomb-proof rules in Fallujah and the range. At the MSRP of $609, it is the coolest technology at about half the price of the Jesus scopes (a.k.a. the Trijicon ACOG).
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