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Burning dog
03-13-2018, 08:03 AM
I was wondering if anyone has tried the cheap knock offs, and if they’re good enough for rimfire fun?

And an inaccurate scope isn’t any fun.

Petamocto
03-13-2018, 10:58 AM
Not a clone, but consider something like this if you want to spend less than the $1500 an ACOG needs:

https://www.cabelas.ca/product/77011/vortex-spitfire-prism-scope

I've got the non-magnified Vortex Spitfire (1x) and it's awesome, but I'd love the 3x model.

lone-wolf
03-13-2018, 11:17 AM
I know someone was using an acog clone on a ar15 at the range. He said it was working surprisingly good.
But a scope that will likely randomly break/stop functioning at some point isn't all that fun.

RobertMcC
03-13-2018, 11:44 AM
Ive used ACOG clones for a bit, quality varies, and so does the eye relief. I had one that was slightly crooked, but another one with 2" maybe eye relief. But the lens seem clear on them.

Burning dog
03-20-2018, 08:34 AM
Interesting. Ok thanks for the responses guys. I am a little concerned about some of the Chinese qc. Having it crap out, even at $150, makes it worthless. Still not sure I want to spend $500 plus, which is why I was looking at the clones in the first place.

altitude604
03-20-2018, 02:00 PM
I have one on my ISSC Mk22, for $80 it's been good.

Clear glass, kept zero for over 500 rounds. Definitely got my money worth.

Burning dog
03-20-2018, 09:07 PM
It’s actually an ISSC mk22 that im looking to put one on. What is the brand and magnification? 4x is the goal here.

altitude604
03-20-2018, 10:07 PM
It’s actually an ISSC mk22 that im looking to put one on. What is the brand and magnification? 4x is the goal here.

Well it says "ACOG" so I just call it my Chinesium fACOG... it is 4x though.

Got it off of aliexpress. The eye relief is pretty close but I like it on the Mk22.

Burning dog
03-21-2018, 01:39 AM
Thanks, I’ll check them out. Have ya got a pic of it mounted?

altitude604
03-21-2018, 08:59 AM
sure do!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BUAvbHYD5dz/

Burning dog
03-21-2018, 02:49 PM
That’s a nice pair there. Thanks. Are those the original flip up sights? They look like they fit neatly underneath the acog.

altitude604
03-21-2018, 07:37 PM
Those are indeed the stock flip ups. I was quite pleased as the optic has to be that far back for me to comfortably use it.