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EoTech Refund

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by tanzuki, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. tanzuki

    tanzuki Salem Active Member

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    Anybody received their refund yet. I mailed mine on January 5th, they received it on the 7th. Since it's only been 4 weeks I'm not overly concerned, just a little curious.
     
  2. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    I must have been under a rock somewhere. What refund?
     
  3. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    Eotech falsified testing data for extreme temperatures on some of it's sights. They settled with the Government / DoD. There is a civilian lawsuit against them so in a move to stem that they offered full refunds if you wanted to return your sight. Nearly everyone I know who owns one never plans on using it in Northern Alaska or Siberia so they just kept them.
     
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  4. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Well I have two of them and do not plan on that either. But that is kinda funny. I watch that show on NATGEO, "Alaska State Troopers" and have seen those sights on there patrol rifles.
     
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  5. 308

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    Oh gosh...I guess that means I should bubblegum over a company that produced and awesome optic, of which I own (3) and have never had a problem with any one of them. More first world problems for the American entitlement mindset...geeze.
     
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  6. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    Falsifying data? . . . Who do they think they are?
    They should be running for president!?!?!?

    Sheldon
     
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    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I dont know man, lying on testing to get government contracts potentially putting our troops in harms way just to make profit. But that's the true American way
     
  9. 308

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    My point keyboard commandos like myself and others are hardly damaged by the fact that our EoTech may not work at -70f or whatever. But then again, us Americans like our free stuff.
     
  10. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Even my Chinese copy works just fine. Do you think they would know the difference? :rolleyes:
     
  11. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    I've followed the Eotech issue to an extent. People have them. Those satisfied, carry on and use what's proven. Many have old, beat-up, used and abused, that perform well, but follow-the-leader to reap/rape the harvest. I would (and still may) purchase.
     
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  12. tanzuki

    tanzuki Salem Active Member

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    It's not that I'm looking for something for free. I loved my eotech and debated if I should send it back or not. I decided to mainly because although I never plan on getting rid of my firearms but if I did I want to make sure that they hold their value and if I had an optic that is tainted it may bring the value down and the optic be worthless.
     
  13. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Your kidding, right?
     
  14. tanzuki

    tanzuki Salem Active Member

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    No, why would I be kidding? I suppose me saying it could be worthless is an exaggeration but it certainly would/should be worth less than one that was not listed in the recall. Personally I didn't want to return it and I'll prob buy a new one after the dust has settled as long as their backorder status isn't terrible. Most likely the end result will be I will end up paying more $$$ for the optic like I had for it not to be branded.
     
  15. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    From all I've read, kool-aid bashing aside, Eotech is proven.
     
  16. tanzuki

    tanzuki Salem Active Member

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    Totally agree. So much that I will end up repurchasing it. None the less, back to my original question...Am I the only one that returned theirs?
     
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  18. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    Meh, its not like it would ever get up to 122 F in NC. It sure as hell wouldn't get down to -40 F in NC. So if I did happen to have an Eotech, I'd probably just keep it.

    But I'm more likely to get an Aimpoint. If I could even use a red dot that is.
     
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  19. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    Well, I doubt I'd shoot my rifle fast enough for that to matter. But even so, as I said already, I'm more likely to have an Aimpoint anyways.
     
  20. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    Probably did cost a few good men. If you actually get a rifle that hot offen enough then I can see the refund being necessary. For me, not really. Course, I also wouldn't have an Eotech in the first place.

    I'm more of an iron sights or scope guy.