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 Anyone have a fake/clone eotech? Any problems sigthing in?
Logan09  [Member]
10/31/2011 3:39:53 PM
Please only post if you have a fake/clone one. I bought it to try on a .22 as I've never handled an eotech before.

Anyways, I new that they "washed" out if you angle the donut to far down. But, when I installed it on my gun half of it is washed out, and it's not even touching my FSP yet Anyone have this problem. It's an XPS by the way.
Aimless  [Site Staff]
10/31/2011 3:53:36 PM
I would guess there are a bunch of different versions of the airsoft eotech toy scopes, if that is what you are talking about.
Logan09  [Member]
10/31/2011 4:17:02 PM
Originally Posted By Aimless:
I would guess there are a bunch of different versions of the airsoft eotech toy scopes, if that is what you are talking about.


Yes, there is. This is the XPS with the "3 dots inside the Donut"
AJ_Dual  [Team Member]
10/31/2011 4:58:56 PM
Is it even holographic, or is it just a reflective reflex sight that looks like an EOTech?
Logan09  [Member]
10/31/2011 6:24:10 PM
Originally Posted By AJ_Dual:
Is it even holographic, or is it just a reflective reflex sight that looks like an EOTech?


I have no clue what a holo/reflex sight is even after reading what they are. Considering it "washes" out I'm guessing it's a reflex.(Has a little "box" that emit's the reticle on the glass)
yarbsea  [Member]
10/31/2011 6:40:59 PM
To answer the question:

Yes, I have had a fake/clone aimpoint & Eotech

Yes, they had trouble sighting in and holding zero.

200 rounds and the mount wore out to the point of junking it on one, and the other one the adjustment internals fell apart and the dot wandered aimlessly under recoil.


My guess is you simply have a standard chinese junk construction "toy" that just plain doesn't work right. Mine didn't wash out, but who knows what could be going wrong - I would spend less time asking for others peoples problems and just return it, buy another or upgrade...really your only choices i think.
Logan09  [Member]
10/31/2011 6:50:31 PM
Did you have this problem?


This is what I'm talking about. It cut's the lower half of the circle completely off.
Aimless  [Site Staff]
10/31/2011 7:39:18 PM
Oh. WTF?
OlCrow  [Team Member]
10/31/2011 8:31:29 PM
What a shame.
Dawg180  [Team Member]
10/31/2011 10:14:27 PM
Originally Posted By Logan09:
Did you have this problem?
http://i473.photobucket.com/albums/rr95/logane09/100_5273.jpg

This is what I'm talking about. It cut's the lower half of the circle completely off.


It doesn't use a laser, it uses a tiny lens with the reticle etched into it and a led shining through it to project the reticle image. If the reticle lens gets gunk on it or something blocks it partially, you lose part of the reticle.

I paid $60 for one once just so I could take it apart to see how it worked. It is a toy. A decently made, fun to play with toy, but it is a toy. Nothing inside is hardened, waterproofed, or recoil protected.
Logan09  [Member]
11/2/2011 9:50:30 PM
I paid $45, so not really complaining. There is nothing on the "lens" cleaned it off same thing. It has springs in it, and I think they need to be stiffer to keep the reticle pushed "up" more. As far as recoil control, I took a rubber mallet to it, and nothing shifted If nothing works, I will mount it on my shotgun which has a cheap truglo on it that keeps its zero so this should.
sdailey5  [Team Member]
11/3/2011 11:02:55 AM
I bought one of the Eotech clones from RRages.com for like $75 or something. I wanted it for my GSG-5.

I sold it after the first trip to the range. I learned my lesson. All I have now is $75 less to put toward a real Aimpoint or Eotech.
It really helped to reaffirm the belief that I should not buy a cheaper version of what I really want. I always end up getting the real thing eventually and the cheap crap just decreases my funding while pushing back my timeline for acquiring the real deal.