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Viper vs ADE optic pics and review

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After noticing striking similarities between these two optics I started to suspect they were out if the same sweat shop.

 

 TL;DR I’m now convinced they are. 

 

Viper - $249

ADE - $79

 

In terms of specs they are identical so no need to list them. They are in fact so similar I’ll just list the differences.

 

The viper battery just sits on the bottom pressed against the optic via the mount. The ADE uses a screw cap with waterproof seal. I prefer the ADE on that because water still can get in the mount through the screw holes.

 

The Viper is slightly smaller in height, but I didn’t notice a difference when shooting.
 

They are both the same brightness with the exception that the Viper has 7 clicks and the ADE has 5. Where the Viper has an up and down button, the ADE has a single button that simply loops from dim to bright over and over.

 

They both have the same polished lens and tint and the screws are in the exact same spots for adjustments.  

 

They both performed identically.  Zero was set on both after a few adjustments and they both stayed there for the 500 rounds.

 

Fit and finish, the material used, and the coatings on both were spot on dead wringers.

 

I would suggest if you only have $79 and want an optic to check the ADE out. It’s definitely not one of those horrible optics that the lens blows out on after 3 shots. I’m comfortable saying it seems to be an unlicensed version of the Viper with subtle changes to avoid legalities.

 

clickable hi-res thumbs below

 

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