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Old 06-03-2020, 04:20 PM   #1
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I love the size and shape of the sig Sauer Romeo 5.

Anything similar in size better quality? Or is that it in that size/shape?

Putting it on an AR9 pistol


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Old 06-03-2020, 04:22 PM   #2
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I just put a romeo 5 on my 300blk pistol. No complaints for the price point.
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I have not shot it yet but I just put one of these on my AR pistol.

https://palmettostatearmory.com/sig-...t=5%3a00+Email
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I have sparc ar on my 5.56 and 9mm ar pistols. Great little red dot and never had an issue with either. Plus they take AAA battery.

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Old 06-03-2020, 04:43 PM   #5
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I have not shot it yet but I just put one of these on my AR pistol.

https://palmettostatearmory.com/sig-...t=5%3a00+Email
I would definitely order through palmetto state armory when it comes time to order. I have both the sparc ar on a rifle and the sig romeo 5 on one as well. I like the romeo a little more but both are a good optic and can be had from them for a great price when on sale. And alot of times can get mags, or ammo or whatever bundled with it for a really good price as well.
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Old 06-03-2020, 04:48 PM   #6
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I have sparc ar on my 5.56 and 9mm ar pistols. Great little red dot and never had an issue with either. Plus they take AAA battery.

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Iím looking at both of these now....


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Old 06-03-2020, 04:57 PM   #7
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I have a sig romeo 5 on my 7.5" .223. If I build another AR, no matter the length I'll get another sig
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Old 06-03-2020, 05:00 PM   #8
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I have a holosun 403c on many of my guns from ak to ar to cz scorpion ... i'll never look back. solar panel means you grab it in the day and it's on! no need to find buttons turn anything on or adjust brightness .. then the cr2032 will go for a few years if you just use at night ... never had an issue with any of them. you can get them in dot , or dot circle like an eotech if you want quicker acquisition in cqb...
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Old 06-03-2020, 07:09 PM   #9
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Iím a huge fan of the Aimpoint Pro. Leave it on and change the batteries once a year whether it needs it or not.
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I have had great results with the Sig Romeo 5.
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Old 06-04-2020, 06:41 AM   #11
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Anyone use the Romeo 5 co-witnessed? Looks like it stands tall....


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Old 06-04-2020, 07:09 AM   #12
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I have a Romeo 4 and Juliet 4 magnifier package on a 5.56 SBR as well as a Romeo 5 on my 10mm PCC. They both turn on with movement and the batteries have lasted over a year. I love both of them. I have some other high-end red dots and will never spend that much again. Check out the Romeo torture test on You-Tube!
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I have magpul flip ups and pigs have died with the sights up, and the red dot on.

When driving to and from where I expect to shoot at something I leave the sights up. When I get to the property/blind I turn the Romeo on and set it in the corner/against console. It will turn itself off when it hasn't moved and come back on as soon as you move it. FTR even riding in a car it will remain on. Its two years old and running on factory battery. PSA runs sales on them now and then
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I have magpul flip ups and pigs have died with the sights up, and the red dot on.



When driving to and from where I expect to shoot at something I leave the sights up. When I get to the property/blind I turn the Romeo on and set it in the corner/against console. It will turn itself off when it hasn't moved and come back on as soon as you move it. FTR even riding in a car it will remain on. Its two years old and running on factory battery. PSA runs sales on them now and then


Did the mounts that came with it work with the magpuls?


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Old 06-04-2020, 07:52 AM   #15
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I was carrying it with me till yesterday. I can meet you around town or send it with the wife to work if you want to check it before you buy
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I have a Romeo 4 and Juliet 4 magnifier package on a 5.56 SBR as well as a Romeo 5 on my 10mm PCC. They both turn on with movement and the batteries have lasted over a year. I love both of them. I have some other high-end red dots and will never spend that much again. Check out the Romeo torture test on You-Tube!


With no magnifier would you recommend the Romeo 4 or 5


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Old 06-04-2020, 08:02 AM   #17
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All good choices above. I've owned/used the sig, holosun, and both vortex sparc ar/spar II. I have done full flat top setups, A2 birdcage front with absolute cowitness, and flattop with MBUS sights/cowitness. Of all that I tried, I liked the spark II the best.

I've got a new to me 10.5" AR pistol and I'm going to take a chance and try out the sightmark 1x30 element. I'm hoping the slightly larger tube will make a huge difference as I don't like looking down the smallish 20-25MM tubes. It comes with a mount that is supposedly absolute cowitness for irons. It should be here this week so I'll come back and give some initial feedback.

I have also tried one of the Primary Arms "classic" and they are GTG for an inexpensive, but relatively solid buy. They make a 1x30 also but I don't like the look with the addtional torpedo tube on the side.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:30 PM   #18
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Ended up going a different route. I looked at the Romeo 4 and 5. The overall sight picture was a little small for my liking. End up getting the Romeo 8H. Love the bigger sight picture! The sight is still small and compact. I can also switch between 4 different reticles



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Old 06-04-2020, 10:52 PM   #19
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I have the Romeo 5 on my AR9 pistol and love it. Went looking for a Romeo 4 or Eotech and ended up getting the Romeo 8 for my 556 pistol. The ability to pick between 4 different reticles and the fact that the reticles were crisper than the Eotech sold me on the 8. The reticle on the Eotech looked fuzzy
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