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Old 07-28-2018, 02:49 PM   #1
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Kimber Aegis Elite Custom (OI) red dot question

I just bought a brand new Aegis Elite Custom and it had a 3 MOA Venom Vortex on it. I thought it was supposed to be a 6 MOA. What gives???


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Shayes9761,

I would be happy with 3 MOA, which is better than 6 (more accurate).
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Originally Posted by shayes9761 View Post
I just bought a brand new Aegis Elite Custom and it had a 3 MOA Venom Vortex on it. I thought it was supposed to be a 6 MOA. What gives???


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IDK? Your correct Kimber website says it comes with 6MOA optic.

I guess that's something else the buyer will need to check and verify before plopping down the cash.
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I've got the same pistol, love it. I thought it HAD a 6MOA dot, but when I fired it up it sure seemed smaller, more like 3 MOA as the OP noted.

BUT, here's what the camera sees when taking a photo with a DSLR:



Now it appears to be a 6 MOA dot....... (but the thing shoots like a house afire as-is!) Picking off my steel plates at 50 yds is no big deal with this sight system......I'm not going to dink with it.
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Originally Posted by shayes9761 View Post
I just bought a brand new Aegis Elite Custom and it had a 3 MOA Venom Vortex on it. I thought it was supposed to be a 6 MOA. What gives???


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I wouldn't complain, I'd rather have 3 MOA then 6 MOA any day of the week.
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I wouldn't complain, I'd rather have 3 MOA then 6 MOA any day of the week.

What he said Ö..x2
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Mine came with a 6moa. No complaints at all.
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Originally Posted by Rick in Oregon View Post
I've got the same pistol, love it. I thought it HAD a 6MOA dot, but when I fired it up it sure seemed smaller, more like 3 MOA as the OP noted.

BUT, here's what the camera sees when taking a photo with a DSLR:



Now it appears to be a 6 MOA dot....... (but the thing shoots like a house afire as-is!) Picking off my steel plates at 50 yds is no big deal with this sight system......I'm not going to dink with it.


Where did you set your dot when you initially zeroed it?


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Originally Posted by shayes9761 View Post
Where did you set your dot when you initially zeroed it?
The pistol did not need any adjustment whatsoever. The optics were perfectly aligned with the irons straight from the factory.
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Where did you set your dot when you initially zeroed it?


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I did not have to adjust mine. It came from Kimber spot on.
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