Write up by jim_dandy. Information from multiple sources: Aimpoints
Aimpoint Magnifiers:http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/show ... hp?t=97770Eotech Holosightshttp://www.eotech-inc.com/counterfeit_notice.php
(PDF file download link)http://www.eotech-inc.com/documents/Rec ... 204-09.pdfGrip Podshttp://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/show ... 893&page=2
&http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCkFDL1P ... re=relatedLarue Mountshttp://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=507122Leupold Scopeshttp://www.leupold.com/corporate/resour ... t-warning/
&http://www.opticstalk.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=5957Trijicon Optics (ACOGS)http://www.trijicon.com/prod_auth.cfm
Call or e-mail Trijicon with the model number and serial number to verify if it's authentic or a knock-off scope. Knock-offs tend to have the same serial number on all of firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (800)338-0563
Customer Service Hours
M-F 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Some conventional wisdom for identifying fake ACOGs:
- Should have the digital square.
- "Tririum" = fake.
- A real ACOG will have tritium and be illuminated in the dark.