Trijicon ACOGs

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  1. 2A2Dend

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    After stopping by Curts Discount Shooting Supply, while in the Oregon recently, I made the mistake of looking through a TA31F. Drooling after looking through the glass, I felt a sharp twinge slightly below the sciatic region. Then I passed the optic to my wife. She was impressed as well. She took the bait!! :D

    After a lot of research back home, into the different models, I decided to try one. My timing was perfect. Trijicon offered a $150 (pre-paid card) rebate while I was looking at them at Optics Planet. I researched the lowest possible price at an authorized dealer, and took the plunge. I purchased the TA11F 3.5x35 w/red chevron. Given the tracking, I'll be signing for it on 10/12/17.

    While waiting for it to arrive, I researched the availability and differences of mounts. There were several options. I found a NIB A.R.M.S #19LD (2.9oz) for $39. Yes, it's authentic. I ordered one. I also found a GDI R-COM E-Model (4.1oz) for $40. Again, NIB and authentic. I picked up one of these as well.
     
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  2. Sandaholic

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    Good stuff! The TA11MGO-M249 3.5x35 ACOG I had came with that GDI mount and it was awesome. I need to pick up some more Trjicon gear soon. Really wanting a VCOG. I think that ACOG was my first Optics Planet order. They got all weird on me and wanted some sort of assurance of who I was and my payment method. Its a little fuzzy now. All I remember was thinking this hassle is almost not worth it. But they were hundreds of dollars cheaper than anywhere else.
     
  3. DrewPeacock

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    The big question is; so what are you putting it on?
     
  4. coyote223

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    I like the 11, felt the eye relief was a tad short on the 31.
     
  5. 2A2Dend

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    A gun :rolleyes:
     
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    You might want to go with a rifle instead.
     
  7. erslll

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    So was Optics Planet the cheapest? Or who did you buy from is the better question?
     
  8. 2A2Dend

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    My answer of "a gun" is a derivative of the forum member(s) I see replies from on the norm.
    Naturally it will go on a rifle. Or a pistol.

    Optics Planet, their prices are nothing to get excited over.
    I purchased my ACOG from an authorized dealer on Gunbroker for a bit over $900. When the rebate was announced by Optics Planet, IMMEDIATELY the prices on ACOGs were going up everywhere. Which was BS!!
    All said and done, after the rebate, I've gotten a new ACOG for a used price. If I decide to sell it later, it's less of a $$ loss.
     
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    $900 after the rebate or you paid $900 but will actually only have $750 into it after the rebate?
     
  10. 2A2Dend

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    Looking into ACOGs, I looked into the VCOG. It is impressive. Then I kicked that thought to the curb. Least for now. The ACOG is my first Trijicon (handgun sights aside) purchase.

    As said above. I purchased my ACOG from an authorized dealer on Gunbroker for a bit over $900.
     
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    That is a heck of a deal for a new ACOG.
     
  12. 2A2Dend

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    I looked into and followed the trend of resale value. Given condition, real nice, near new, or a few years old run the average range of $700-$900+ resale values. My getting a new one for $900 minus the rebate, that there leaves a little warmth to the expense.
    And a bit less "stink-eye" of the wife ;)
     

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