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Thread: "magic" optic rear sight.......??

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    "magic" optic rear sight.......??

    A little over two years ago, the firearms world was set ablaze........for awhile......by a new rear sight that eliminated the age old problem of the human eye not being able to focus on two things at once. It was a small aperture sight, perhaps 1/4" in diameter, and with a set of specially ground lenses would automatically focus the front sight PLUS the target....a real breakthrough. Since my eyes have aged I was interested.

    Despite these advantages, I saw a couple of dubious reviews and I can't seem to find it now. I think it was called the Micro Sight, but all my internet searches turn up pistol sights. Did this thing fail, or am I just looking in the wrong places? I'd really like to investigate it again!

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    Not sure but I don't think they are still available http://www.accurateshooter.com/optic...r-iron-sights/

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    That's it.........I'd forgotten about the Idaho Laboratories connection. I'll try to contact them and see what's up. Thanks!

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    Creedmoor use to sell them. Them may be able to help. https://www.creedmoorsports.com/

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    Ive found low magnification glasses are a major improvement with iron sights of any kind......about 1.2 in the Chinese rating........and a very cheap solution........Corrective optics in aperature sights arent able to focus everything.

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    That's a good tip. Might just give it a try.

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    There are diopter lenses that focus, and magnifying that enlarge. In most iron sight matches a lense in the rear fine, a lense in the front fine, a lense in both at the same time not allowed. Bob jones had a set up for in the hoods on service rifle sights and match rifles appetures. I used an adjustable diopater in the rear sight as it allowed focus for the day and fatigue. Some times even a color filter will clear things up a lot even.

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    How does this lense focus both at the same time. I just dont see it happening.
    I bought the jones sight for my AR it helps me see the front sight nice and sharp but does nothing for the target at 200-600?
    I use a Rx lens at +.50 for everything else. Although now im finding it harder to see stuff up close even with my current Rx.
    With my .5 Rx i can see down range and the front sight but rear notch sights are getting harder. Rear aperture is fine.

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    I might add,if you want to wreck your shootin eye for ironsights,stare at computer forums all night .

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