This is pretty interesting. Just a few weeks ago Howard was talking about this in an article.
So Aimpoint has came out with the new COMPM5b. The big deal is, it has a BDC feature.
You aren’t limited to just one BDC either. It works via interchangeable turrets for different rounds. Even better, it sounds like you can have them custom made for your pet load and rifle cartridge.
” The red dot sight also offers wind or lead compensation adjustment. “ Ok, thats a bit dumb. If you need to be making windage adjustment for more than zeroing, you are better off with an ACOG or an variable optic. But that’s just like, my opinion man.
Other specs standard 2 MOA Aimpoint, 5 year battery life for a AAA battery for setting 7 and over 10 years on position 1-4 (10 red dot intensity adjustment settings including 2 night vision positions).
Let’s face it, Aimpoint doesn’t make a bad RDS. It will be tough, last forever and easy to use. I think a reticle with a BDC would make more sense than adjustable turrets ( that won’t have any zero stop I’m sure). Can you imagine some mook out there shooting and adjusting those turrets up and down then forgetting about it. It’s a world of screwed up possibilities on a sighting concept meant to be as easy as falling off a frog.