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I got Hammered (New optic for the Tavor)

Discussion in 'Scopes & Optics' started by IronMonster, Jul 17, 2015.

  1. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Just showing off. Got a package in the mail today from Leupold. The Mark 4 HAMR 4 x 24 W/delta point. I am really impressed. Can't wait to go puts some lead on paper and see how it feels.

    As far as eye relief and aquiring a sight picture is seems fast and well suited to the Tavor. A lot of AR optics sit higher than you would want on this thing.

    Transitioning from magnified to the RMR is intuitive and effortless. Seems much better than the ACOG's with the RMR I played with. The optic has BDR with an illuminated horse shoe surrounding POA.

    :D

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  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    A Tavor is on my "severely wanted" list!
     
  3. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Honestly I think the thing is butt ugly, In spite of that it is becoming one of my favorite rifles. I will always have a love affair with the AR but as far as a bomb proof uber ergonomic battle package? This thing has a lot of plus's and the only draw back is "ugly"
     
  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    There's a song that goes something like, "she may be ugly but she sure can cook"!
     
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  5. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That must of taken a bite out of your wallet:D
     
  6. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Yes, Compared to an Elcan or some of the ACOG's it's affordable but still a bit painful.
     
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  7. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    Nice. I assume with the optics you are shooting 5.56 and not 9mm.
     
  8. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Correct, the BDC is for 62 gr 5.56
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Nice on both,but not any uglier that an AR IMO.
    I mean AR's ain't really what you call purty,like a nice blue and wood gun
     
  10. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Who said that an AR-15 cannot have nice wood??

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  11. mcathcart

    mcathcart Beaverton, Oregon Active Member

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    wow, hellova off set you got going on there, about 4"?
     
  12. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I don't follow, you mean between the bore and optic center line?
     
  13. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Probably means you'll need to pop your head up like a Meerkat to see thru the sight...maybe :)

    My Eotech fits nice on my Tavor but it needs to sit about a 1/4" higher on the rail IMO.
     
  14. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Yep anything you put on the Tavor sits quite a ways up from the bore. It's something you really have to be aware of if you're shooting under 25 yards. This optic it's just a tad high to co witness the factory sites
     
  15. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    That is an impressive sight setup. It only weighs 14.8 oz too. With a 1-4x variable zoom scope, you have to manually adjust the zoom for different magnification settings. Here, you just slightly reposition your head, and you can thus instantly go between 1x and 4x.

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  16. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    The other thing is the recommended way to use the RMR is to tilt the rifle to the left and use your left eye for the RMR and right for the magnified optic. That way your head stays in the same spot and you dont break your cheek weld

     
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  17. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    EH!
    Wood's heavy and blued rusts!
     
  18. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Not to mention that when you're married, sometimes your wood can turn blue.... just sayin'. o_O
     
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  19. misterarman

    misterarman Vancouver,Wa. USA Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I first thought the Eotech needed to sit higher but after a couple times of using it found it to work perfectly on the rail and co witness the factory sites. Speaking of factory sights, what a novel concept to make them an integral part of the rail.
    I mean it's no AR but it does take AR mags and it is a freakin awesome weapon.
     
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