What does Cowitness mean on red dot?
Cowitness is the term used in relation to how your irons are set up height-wise compared to your red dot. Most guns have iron sights that are stagnant and won’t change height. This means that it is in relation to changing the height of your red dot.
What is the co witness of Aimpoint PRO?
The Aimpoint P.R.O. comes equipped with a perfect co-witness spacer that places the red dot aiming point through the top of the iron sights. Many shooters prefer a slightly higher aiming point for their red dot so that the target is not obscured by the iron sight, and can be clearly viewed through the red dot scope.
Is the Aimpoint PRO Mount absolute co witness?
Bobro Aimpoint Pro Absolute Co witness Mount – Cantilever. The Aimpoint Cantilever 150 Mount by Bobro offers a complete co-witness when used for the AR15/M16 weapon systems.
Does the Aimpoint PRO come with a mount?
The Aimpoint PRO comes with a spacer and QRP2 mount that attaches to MIL-STD-1913 picatinny rails without any additional tools. The optic has flip-up lens covers – the front is solid and the rear transparent – allowing the user to shoot with the lens caps closed and both eyes open in an emergency situation.
What is a Cowitness mount?
The term ‘co-witness’, when used in reference to red dot sights, indicates how the sight’s optical tube aligns with back-up iron sights (BUIS). This is determined by the height of the sight’s mount (aka height above bore). There are typically two options, absolute and lower 1/3.
What is the difference between co witness and 1/3 Cowitness?
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.
Is the Aimpoint PRO durable?
Durability: * * * * * The PRO is built like a tank. Shockproof, anti-scratch lens coatings, and waterproof up to 150 feet.
What height is Aimpoint PRO?
The AD-68-NV-TL Mount is a one-piece QD mount that places the Aimpoint® Micro M68/M2/Pro Optics at a 2.33″ centerline height.
Which is better EOTech or Aimpoint?
Although Aimpoint has the superior battery life, EOTech is powered by more commonly available AA batteries and CR123A’s. Though most EOTechs have auto turn-off feature they do not have the shake awake feature but neither does Aimpoint. Both brands have great options for night vision compatibility as well.
What is a Cowitness sight?
Co-witnessing refers to the relationship between an optical sight and the iron sights of your firearm. When the optical sight’s red dot aligns with the iron sights, the two work together as co-witness sights.
What is full Cowitness?
With absolute co-witness, you are getting 100% of the iron sight present through your red dot. You see it all. The red dot or reticle of whatever kind is going sits on the tip of the front sight and generally is aligned with your iron sights.
Can I add a qrp2 riser to my Aimpoint pro?
Or when purchasing an Aimpoint PRO from us, you can add an SKD AIMPOINT QRP2 RISER for only $20 more! Four riser heights are offered for the most popular applications.
How much does the SKD Aimpoint qrp2 cost?
With the NEW SKD AIMPOINT QRP2 RISER, you can upgrade your existing factory QRP2 mount to a modern height option for merely $40! Or when purchasing an Aimpoint PRO from us, you can add an SKD AIMPOINT QRP2 RISER for only $20 more! Four riser heights are offered for the most popular applications.
How does the Aimpoint pro work?
The optic has flip-up lens covers – the front is solid and the rear transparent – allowing the user to shoot with the lens caps closed and both eyes open in an emergency situation. The PRO sight is fully compatible with all generations of night vision devices and the Aimpoint 3XMag-1™ and 3X-C™ magnifiers.
Will the pro provide absolute co-witness with my Colt AR?
A: The PRO with the included spacer provides absolute co-witness and measures 39mm from the top of the picatinny rail to the center of optical axis. A: Yes, the PRO will provide absolute co-witness with your Colt AR. Q: I have an Aimpoint AB 12841 Patrol Rifle Optic that us currently not in use.