The Burris AR536 Prism Sight is the big brother of their AR332 multi-purpose tactical prism scope. It substitutes 5x magnification for the 3 x of the AR332 and ups the objective lens diameter to 36mm. The sight trades off speed of target acquisition for range, but this need not be a problem as you can easily mount a small red-dot sight on the AR536’s top Picatinny rail. Additional accessory rails are mounted on the sides and all are removable if you want to reduce weight.
The Ballistic/CQ™ illuminated reticle is designed for low light use and features bracketed cross hairs subtending 18 inches at 100 yards and additional dots for 500-600 yards. and is still visible even if the battery runs out. These dots are larger and wider spaced than on the AR332 which is good news for those of us with old, tired eyes. The adjustments are .33 of an inch at 100 yards which is a bit strange but is not a problem. As on an ACOG the adjuster caps are wired on so you won’t lose them. A control knob gives five brightness settings in either red or green – the battery life is only in the hundreds of hours. Eye relief is around 2.5″.
The sight’s body is machined from aluminum and hardcoat anodized to protect against scuffs and scratches. Again like the Trijicon ACOG the mount adapts to both MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rails and AR/M16 carry handles. The built in mount is tall enough not to require a riser on flat-top ARs.
Leupold’s VX•R Zombie 1.25-4×20 riflescope is Leupold’s entry in the counter-zombie market. The patented Zombie Dot green reticle is illuminated with a dot in the center giving you the choice of eight intensity sttings on a single button. The Zoom is exceptionally smooth and positive in operation. Powered by a CR2032 battery the scope also features a fiber-optic light pipe. Should you leave the illumination on, a motion sensor will turn the scope’s illumination off after five minutes, but will switch it back on if there is any movement. If you turn the scope off and turn it back on, it will remember your last setting and save you resetting it.
Leupold – VX-R Zombie 1.25-4X20MM RIFLESCOPE
The VX-R Zombie incorporates Leupold’s Quantum Optical System™ with Index Matched lens coatings with lead-free, edge blackened lenses giving excellent contrast, brightness, resolution and clarity. DiamondCoat™ lens coatings protect the exterior surfaces of the lenses and contribute to their 94% light transmission.
The 30mm tubed VX-R is totally fogproof and shockproof and features 2nd Generation Argon/Krypton Waterproofing. The scope uses 1/10 mil adjustments. The Bullet Drop Comensating turret is matched to Hornady Zombie Max .223 Rem and .308 Win ammunition help speed long range engagements.
This scope’s markings and green reticle color are essentially a marketing ploy, but that doesn’t detract from its being an excellent telescopic sight in its own right.
Finish – Matte black.
Lens Coating – Index matched and edge blackened lenses.
Adjustment Markings – Finger Adjustable, .1 Mil.
Maintube Diameter – 30mm.
Special Features – 1-Button Zombie Dot Green Illumination, Motion Sensor, 30mm Maintube, Index Matched Lens Coatings, Lead-Free Edge-Blackened Lenses.
Environmental Protection – 2nd Generation Waterproof, Fog Proof, Includes Alumina Flip Back Lens Covers, Includes 2 Free BDC Dials.
Eyepiece Design – 1-Turn Fast Focus.
Actual Magnification – 1.5-4.0.
Linear Field of View (ft @ 100 yd)– 75-29.
Exit Pupil – 9.8-4.7.
Weight – 11.5 ounces.
Length– 9.4 inches.
Mounting Space – 5.4 inches.
Objective Aperture – 20mm.
Eye Relief – 4.1-3.7 inches.
Elevation Adjustment Range (MOA) – 90/26.
Windage Adjustment Range (MOA) – 90/26.
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The EOTech XPS2-Z Zombie Stopper holographic weapon sight or HWS is the existing XPS2 with the addition of a new BIOHAZARD reticle. This doesn’t add any functionality over and above that of the existing XPS2 series, but it will doubtless appeal to the burgeoning zombie-slayer market.
The XPS series are the most compact EOTech sights available. This model runs on a transverse mounted CR-123 battery, trading battery availability for compactness. EOTechs offer completely head/eye position independent, both eyes open sighting. Even if the window shatters or most of it is obscured, as long as a small portion of it can be seen you will be able to sight your weapon.
At 3¾” long, the XPS2-Z takes up 2¾” of rail space and works well with Eotech’s 3X magnifier. Reticle brightness is adjustable via sealed buttons enabling you to set the intensity for any light conditions. The sight is waterproof to 10ft depth. To save your battery, the sight will turn itself off after 8 hours (you can re-set this to 4). Windage and elevation areadjustable with ½ MOA clicks.
The laminate optics are non-magnifying, fogproof and shatter resistant with an anti-glare coating. Eye relief is infinite and the sight is parallax free. Eotech sights are relied upon by elite military and law enforcement groups world-wide and were carried by the U.S. Navy’s Seal Team 6 in their assault on Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. There is nothing else on the market remotely like them.
Eotech EXPS2Z Zombie Sight
Aluminum housing, matte black hardcoat anodized.
Windage and elevation adjustment range +/-40 MOA in ½ MOA clicks (½” at 100 yards).
Brightness adjustment range: 146,000:1, brightest to lowest. 20 brightness settings. 3.675″ (9.3cm) long x 2.125″ (5.4cm) wide x 2.375″ (6cm) high. 8.8 oz. (250g) weight.
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The Millett DMS1 1-4×24 Riflescope is an inexpensive alternative to higher priced three gun scopes. It provides an alternative to a red dot and a scope, combining the best features of both. The reticle has an 18 MoA red donut with a 1 MoA dot in the center to enable rapid placement on large targets up close, but cranked up to 4X allows precision shooting out to 500 yards and more.
This scope is not expensive and there is an element of “you get what you pay for” to be accepted in this purchase. Some users have complained of inadequate eye-relief/critical head placement with the DMS-1 whilst others have had the reticle rotate 20 to 30 degrees after use with heavy recoiling calibers/weapons. Most seem broadly or well satisfied, taking the price point into consideration.
Millett DMS1 1-4×24 Riflescope
18 MOA donut enables rapid engagement down to 3 meters range.
Illuminated dot reticle works great in all light conditions
1 MOA dot for optimum medium- to extended-range precision out to 500 yards
Resembling the Aimpoint T-1 and H-1 red dot sights, the new Bushnell TRS25 Red Dot Sight provides many of the former’s qualities at a fraction of the price. The TRS25 provides fast and accurate sighting in a small, rugged package that is fogproof, waterproof and shockproof. Just like the Aimpoint, the Bushnell features an ultra strong aluminum body with integral Weaver/Picatinny mount and a large, easily grasped adjuster knob to set brightness.There are eleven setting to cope with a wide variety of brightness conditions.
Bushnell’s patented Amber-Bright™ multi-coated optics provide a crystal clear sight picture. Eye relief is unlimited making fore and aft head position irrelevant. This sight is equally at home on a rifle, shotgun or handgun. The TRS25 is essentially parallax free beyond 25 meters making it hold insensitive.
The downside of this sight is battery life of “only” 3,000 hours vs 50,000 for the Aimpoint from its lithium battery. For most uses this is irrelevant unless you happen to leave the unit switched on when you return it to your gunsafe.
Aluminum body, anodized, black anodized finish. 25mm (1″) dia. objective lens. Length 2½” (6.4cm). Weights 4 oz. (113g).