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The Lazy L

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Replacing my Planet of the Apes Hipoint carbine with a AR9. Parts are ordered for the build except the red dot. This will be used for a pistol caliber 3-gun match with maximum range of 100 feet. No iron sites on this build. Tactical scope...red dot....?
 

Sentry18

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In 9mm I would go red dot over a scope. If you are not going to put on back up iron sights, I would recommend something with an etched reticle (prismatic). That way even with no power you still have an aiming reference. Probably the best version of what I am describing for the price is the Primary Arms ACSS Cyclops (1st pic). Otherwise any good red dot with a long battery life will do. I like most of the Sig red dots, as well as the Holosun. Sig is making a new red dot called the MSR which is supposed to be very rugged and low cost at $99 standard (2nd pic).

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ssonb

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I have some older style cheaper RD sights and with them on a low recoil rifle "22lr" they have been great . Even with SS rounds you can still ring a 6" steel at 75 yards but the battery life is questionable.
 

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Primary Arms ain't a bad choice for the price point. I run one on my AR 15, no issues here.
 

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