View Full Version : Lucid HD7 vs Votex Strikefire

Prairie Dog
05-12-2012, 11:33 PM
Which one would you mount on a M4 Carbine?

Vortex Strikefire

Magnification 1 x
Objective Lens Diameter 30 mm
Eye Relief Unlimited
Tube Size 30 mm
Dot Size 4 MOA
Adjustment Graduation 1/2 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment 100 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment 100 MOA
Length 6.1 inches
Weight 7.2 ounces

Lucid HD7

Frame: Cast Aluminum
(2) Modes of reticle brightness operation
(Manual & Auto-Brightness)
100% Waterproof, Fog proof & Shockproof
Fully Rubberized Armor
1x Parallax free
Available 2x (screw in eyepiece)
Weight: 13oz
Battery: (1) AAA (Not Included)
Aprox. 1000 hours Battery life
Auto Shut off Function (after 2 hours)
Picatinny Rail mount (Built in)
Lower 1/3 co-witness
Adj. Click Value: 1/2 MOA
Variable Reticle Style (4 options)
Warranty: Limited Lifetime

.....leaning towards the Lucid. Any input?

05-13-2012, 10:05 AM
I haven't owned or even looked through the Lucid.

I previously owned a Strikefire, and liked it. I own a Vortex SPARC now and like it NOT as well. Should have kept the Strikefire.

People have has issues with both generations of Strikefires, but much moreso the first gen that had both red and greed dots. I had no probs with my first gen, and would buy a 2nd gen if I needed such a thing.

Prairie Dog
05-13-2012, 10:20 AM
I haven't owned or even looked through the Lucid.



05-14-2012, 10:58 AM
I know Vortex stands behind their products and most of the time more so than anyone else. For what it's worth I only run Vortex now on everything, I take comfort in their warranty and the overall quality for price is tops.