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Alpha had the lasers too was really epic indoors.

I will try and do my best to explain this to non shooters. With a laser site it is mounted to a rail underneath or to the side it is offset to the barrel therefore the laser has to be set to be correct at a certain range, due to it being offset from the bore. It cannot be dead on for all ranges.

I feel this is because BF3 takes alot from MOH and the fact they worked with real operators to get it right.

Example, Laser is on right side of weapon and zeroed at 25M if you are closer than 25M the laser will be to far to the right on your target, and if you are further than 25M it will be to the left. It is only spot on to what ever range you zero it to, due to the offset from the bore.

Why am I going on? Because this was actually modeled in the alpha correctly, I was blow away!
Never got to get the laser in the alpha that is impressive. It's interesting they added the hold your breath tactic in this one. I kind of wish they would make it like real life though. Would be interesting to see a person have to shoot in between respiratory pauses, rather than holding your breath as everyone thinks. That would prove a huge challenge to sniping for sure. Also nice to see they made it where you weren't looking at the iron sight when looking through the optic. Everyone knows with a 20 MOA base your not going to see the Front iron sight, even if you did it should be 1/3 co-witness so it shouldn't obscure your view
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Imagine anxiously checking your e-mail the night before the early access to Battlefield 3 Beta for any information from Origin to download & play your long-awaited gift from the Gods they call DICE and seeing an e-mail pop-up from EA! You click the e-mail so fast that you miss the headline and revealed is a message stating that your Battlefield 3 Pre-Order was cancelled because payment was not received within 3 days, meanwhile you are well aware that your instant payment went through right when you purchased it.

True story. ****
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Ya that really is a glaring flaw! Drove me nuts when I saw it.

Even on a 50MM Objective lens the focal point is less than 1MM you will never see the site as you know. Unless it is blocking the focal point lol then you wont see anything. Heck even a 4x ACOG blurs it.

When I went through Rifles Only we were actually taught to shoot fully exhaled not in the middle. So two breaths in out then empty lungs not till it hurts but just what is natural then you have about 8sec to press the round off before the body starts shaking.
Edited by Hawk777th - 9/26/11 at 9:24pm
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Thought I could hold out till launch. Might as well get in some ZZZ's and wake up just in time for the start.

See you on the Battlefield
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Ya that really is a glaring flaw! Drove me nuts when I saw it.

Even on a 50MM Objective lens the focal point is less than 1MM you will never see the site as you know. Unless it is blocking the focal point lol then you wont see anything. Heck even a 4x ACOG blurs it.

When I went through Rifles Only we were actually taught to shoot fully exhaled not in the middle. So two breaths in out then empty lungs not till it hurts but just what is natural then you have about 8sec to press the round off before the body starts shaking.
You got to go to rilfes only... God i would kill to be able to take a couple of their courses. Not to go too far off topic but what stick do you or did you run at rifles only?
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Imagine anxiously checking your e-mail the night before the early access to Battlefield 3 Beta for any information from Origin to download & play your long-awaited gift from the Gods they call DICE and seeing an e-mail pop-up from EA! You click the e-mail so fast that you miss the headline and revealed is a message stating that your Battlefield 3 Pre-Order was cancelled because payment was not received within 3 days, meanwhile you are well aware that your instant payment went through right when you purchased it.

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they tried doing that to me but i contacted them back about it showed some proof and they believed me
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You got to go to rilfes only... God i would kill to be able to take a couple of their courses. Not to go too far off topic but what stick do you or did you run at rifles only?
Sako TRG 42 with an SB PMII DT. Shes my baby. Brought my Steyr SSG 69 PII as a back up.
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they tried doing that to me but i contacted them back about it showed some proof and they believed me
How did you contact them?
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Sako TRG 42 with an SB PMII DT. Shes my baby.
Very Nice. I own a Sako 85, probably one of the smoothest actions i've ever run, love it, but it stays in the gun cabinet. As of right now i haven't finished my rifle yet. It's a R700(5R), pillar/glass bedded in MCM A5, and topped with a USO SN-3. Gotta find some time to replace the barrel, trigger, and put in DBM. Glad i kinda mediate through computers and firearms because Guns are certainly more expensive IMO. Got into AR's a while back and got sidetracked on finishing my Bolt rifle also. Just too addicting lol

Wonder if the TRG is in BF3?
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How did you contact them?
well i did it through chat but if you can try to call them
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