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Old May 30th, 2019, 01:32 PM #1
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Sig Romeo 5

I picked one up from PSA for 119 shipped and I got to say, itís a nice little optic. Itís not aimpoint nice but it gets the job done and I like the auto on/off and the supposed battery life. Itís on my lightweight 5.56 AR and after a 50 yard zero I was having no problem rattling steel out to 150 or so.

It replaced a eotech that I had on long term loan. For some reason when I look through a eotech the circle and dot are real fuzzy or pixelated if that makes sense? I just assumed itís my eyesight. With The sig I donít have that, the dot is clear and sharp.

Like I said itís not a aimpoint but for the price point I think Sig did ok. Time will tell
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I have one I bought as a quick addition for a carbine class. It's still on the AR for a reason.
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Yup. I'm diggin mine on the 300 blk. It's essentially a holosun at its heart, but turns out to be a great value. I like that it's on whenever I grab the gun, has pretty clear glass, and easy controls.
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im likely to pick up one of these for my scorpion carbine.

I was going to go with an mro, and ever though I own an mro that's on another rifle, its hard to justify the additional 250 or so extra dollars in the price.
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im likely to pick up one of these for my scorpion carbine.

I was going to go with an mro, and ever though I own an mro that's on another rifle, its hard to justify the additional 250 or so extra dollars in the price.
The way I see it, Iím not going into a harsh battle environment. Although some of the reviews I watched put it through some pretty tough tests.

I think you will be happy with it on your carbine.
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I have a 5 and (2) 4's. One of the 4's I need to send to Sig since the glass cracked from just the force of the bolt dropping forward. The other 2 have zero issue so I think it was just an isolated issue. I like the optics overall.
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Budget (not JunK) optics are stepping up their game.
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I’m a fan of the Primary Arms red dots. The Sig is less expensive however I’ve watched torture tests where the PA dots held up in extreme conditions. If you have one weapon to equip Aimpoint makes sense, but once you start swapping from one to the other it makes sense just having a dedicated optic that’s affordable so you can get a few.
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This Romeo5 took the place of a Vortex SPARK, which gave me nothing but problems. So far, The Romeo has been problem free. Someone else mentioned the dot being superior to the Eotech. Well, it beats out the SPARK's dot also.
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Ive got a couple of them. My personal preference is an Eotech for my higher end or more frequently used guns but these are great for your shooters and plinkers.
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