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Lots of buzz here regarding the Trijicon illumination system, but if you look at the reticle graphs on this site it appears that only the center dot has color.
Is this correct or do you get fiber optic glow with all dots? What about the vert/horz lines.
The talk speaks of a "homerun". The look speaks of a "stand up double".
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http://www.trijicon.com/na_en/products/product2.php?id=AccuPoint&mid=5-20x50
What you see is what you get.  The center of the crosshairs is illuminated or the triangle on top of the post is illuminated nothing more.   The deal is that there is no on off switch its always ready to go and there are no batteries to fail so you have fiber optic in the day and tritium at night.  If you want the whole reticle illuminated buy something that runs on batteries.
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By the way if you have too much illumination at night you will strike out.
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Simply put the Accupoint is the best low light hunting scope available for under $1500. MSRP !!!! My preference is the 3-9x40 green crosshair, lotta dead hogs in TX to prove it (-:
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+1, except the hogs are in TN.  And deer, and...
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Originally posted by 1911man 1911man wrote:

Simply put the Accupoint is the best low light hunting scope available for under $1500. MSRP !!!! My preference is the 3-9x40 green crosshair, lotta dead hogs in TX to prove it (-:


hard to argue with success and I agree 100%

now that you have had some time with the 3-9x50 Firedot, how would you compare the 2?


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yeah how is the vxr? is it the best light reticle scope under $500?
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check out the meprolight's as well if you like the trijicon idea of not need batteries
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Originally posted by outlawskinnyd outlawskinnyd wrote:

check out the meprolight's as well if you like the trijicon idea of not need batteries

Meprolight does not make magnified sights for hunting.

ILya
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With illumination in low light, less is better.  It's best to have the least amount of the reticle -- only what is absolutely needed for point of aim -- illuminated so it doesn't flare out the inside of the scope and obscure the target image.  Since it's difficult or impossible to see very far to shoot long range in low light anyway, it makes no sense to illuminate anything but the very center of the reticle.  We're talking about hunting use with no night vision or external light sources here.

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What he said!
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I'm going to take a good look at the Trij.
I have a Nikon Monarch w/dual green-red, and it's decent, but I've got a trade offer from SWFA that I'll most likely take up.
A friend has a NF, and it'll get really dim.
The Accu-Point sounds like a "must see".
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I think the Trijicon glass is a step up from Nikon and on par with the Nightforce
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