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Old July 6th, 2010, 11:48   #1
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Pointless for laser sight in day games?

I'd like to spice up my UMG a bit and I was thinking about getting a red dot laser for it.

However is there even a point to get one if i will be playing mainly during the day?
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Old July 6th, 2010, 11:51   #2
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Red dot sights are the best for the day. Laser pointer sights are useless since you cant see anything unless its a green laser. Even then its kinda useless IMO.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 11:55   #3
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Aw man, i just read some posts about lasers not being aloud in games cause people are caucious about getting them in their eyes.

Forget lasers then lol.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 11:57   #4
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Aw man, i just read some posts about lasers not being aloud in games cause people are caucious about getting them in their eyes.

Forget lasers then lol.
I see, in paintball we all rock the lasers all the time. But to be honest this is new information to me. I used to use Lasers all the time back in the day when I played Airsoft at ASC functions. I say it really depends on the game and who is hosting it.

However Red dot you can't go wrong, you will always be able to see the red dot since its in the unit not on the target.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 12:03   #5
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I see, in paintball we all rock the lasers all the time. But to be honest this is new information to me. I used to use Lasers all the time back in the day when I played Airsoft at ASC functions. I say it really depends on the game and who is hosting it.

However Red dot you can't go wrong, you will always be able to see the red dot since its in the unit not on the target.
Very powerful lasers are available at low cost.. all it took is a couple of boneheads to show up at a game with a dangerous laser to end the use of lasers at most games.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 12:20   #6
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Lasers have become a restrict item at many playing venues either by host or owner choice as they have been deemed unsafe to use. Due to the cheap mass production of such devices they have become readily available for purchase by many people. It has been found that misuse of these devices (especially those of the green variety) have been known to cause eye damage and in severe cases (where a moron shows up with a high powered laser) burn people or burn peoples gear.

As far as red dot sights go, as long as you purchase a good quality dot sight then you should have no issue using the device in daylight. Most low end models including most asia produced clone items are noted to be difficult to view during bright and sunny situations.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:20   #7
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I wouldn't use a laser sight even if it were allowed. In the end, it'll give away your position, or just let the guy generally know where you're pointing the barrel.

A RDS would be better in CQB and ranged combat, I would think.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:30   #8
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By the time you can find the laser on your opponent and line it up perfect, your out. Its good for show but not for use
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:38   #9
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Lasers used properly can be a game changer, for things like target designation, they work very well. As with anything used as they are intended they do the job.. misused they are a hazard
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:39   #10
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Lazers are just great for pin pointing locations but like stated above, gives your location away.

Edit: Brian already explained it damn, too quick post.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:55   #11
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It's great for night ops for "painting your target" only works with NVG goggles but still pretty cool
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Old July 6th, 2010, 13:56   #12
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I used to use the laser to point my team mates on where to fire at. Esp in dark indoor games.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 15:58   #13
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Ive been looking at RDS's instead.

http://shop.ehobbyasia.com/accessori...ght-green.html

Looks pretty sexy and sleek which i dig.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 16:09   #14
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Ive been looking at RDS's instead.

http://shop.ehobbyasia.com/accessori...ght-green.html

Looks pretty sexy and sleek which i dig.
I suggest that if you are going to be spending $70 plus shipping anyways go to a hunting store and get a real one. The quality is far better.
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