Which is better absolute co-witness vs lower 1 3?
Lower One-Third Co-Witness Sights. The main difference between the two is the amount of iron sight that occupies the sight picture of your red dot. With absolute co-witness, you are getting 100% of the iron sight present through your red dot. You see it all.
What is a lower 1/3 Co-witness?
Lower 1/3 cowitness means that when you aim at your target, your iron sight will appear lower than your red dot. It is called a “lower 1/3” because your iron sight appears in the bottom 1/3 of your field of view.
Can you co-witness an EOTECH?
All EOTECH sights are designed to co-Witness with iron sights on the standard AR15 platform. Sights with side buttons and/or factory equipped quick detach levers will co-witness in the lower 1/3 of the window. All other models will co-witness in the center of the window.
What distance should you zero EOTech?
Once you are zeroed, always try to go back out to distance and verify that your zero is correct. A 50 meter zero should put your 5.56mm AR rifle right on at 200 meters. So, if you have a long distance range, go out and double check your zero at 200 meters. You may find that you are slightly left/right or high/low.
What EOTech models are being recalled?
The EOTech holographic weapons sights models covered by this class action settlement include EOTech HWS Models 400, 502, 511, 512, 512 CAMO, 512. XBOW, 512. LBC1, 516, 517, 518, 551, 552, 552. XR, 552.
Should I co witness red dot?
If you are looking for optimal accuracy, or setting up a pistol for self-defense, then I suggest absolute co-witness. However, 1/3 co-witnessing works great as well if you are using a red dot with 2 MOA or less. You end up with a less cluttered sight picture and the option to use your iron sights anytime you need them.
Is Eotech good for astigmatism?
EOTech EXPS2-0 is a holographic sight. Most holographic optics use a complicated reticle made up of a big circle and a small dot or some variation. These reticles often appear pretty clear and are easy to use for those with astigmatism.
What is the difference between 1/3 Co witness and absolute co witness sights?
With absolute co-witness sights, the optical sight and iron sights are mounted at the same height. While for a lower 1/3 co-witness sight, the co-witness optic is mounted higher than the iron sight. Additionally, for absolute co-witness sights, the optics are positioned closer to the bore or the center of the barrel.
What is the difference between absolute and lower 1/3 cowitness?
Absolute cowitness – Optic is mounted at the same height as the iron sights or about 2.6″ above center of the bore Lower 1/3 cowitness – optic is mounted slightly higher than the iron sights or about 2.8″ above center of the bore
How do I use a lower 1/3 Co-witness?
With a lower 1/3 co-witness, you see the bottom third of your iron sights through the optic. When looking through the optic, the red dot will appear to be over the front sight. When you tuck your head down a bit to use the iron sights, the dot will move and appear to be over the iron sights. Lower 1/3 Co-Witness
What is the difference between a 1/3 Co-witness sight and iron sight?
While for a lower 1/3 co-witness sight, the co-witness optic is mounted higher than the iron sight. Additionally, for absolute co-witness sights, the optics are positioned closer to the bore or the center of the barrel.