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Recommendation? Red Dot

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by K.O.D., Oct 6, 2020.

  1. dialton


    Jan 1, 2007
    Love my Romeo. Stays turned on but has a huge battery life. It’s kinda like the refrigerator light. Is it on when there’s no motion. Used a sitelite mag bore sight to get it close. Both of those items will stay close to your budget. Enjoy!
  2. longun

    longun Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2012
    I have an Ultradot on a Ruger Redhawk 44 magnum. Ultradots are extremely tough. And I find a tube type sight is faster for me to acquire on a handgun. You naturally look through the tube, where a reflex style sight is easier to lose the dot. But with a rifle, you won't have that problem. Ultradot makes both styles. Aimpoint and EoTech are both great, but expensive. I've always wanted to try the Burris Fastfire. Because it shuts off automatically.
  3. K.O.D.

    K.O.D. Sanity Not Included Platinum Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    I went with the Romeo 5 XDR predator version. I have a rare eye condition from childhood brain surgery, so I can switch dominant eye and shoot with both eyes open anyway. I shoot rifles lefty (I can shoot righty, but not as accurately).

    I miffed because it was shipped FedEx signature required. Which I have to pick it up at the local facility since I can't be home for it, and the local facility is almost 20 miles away. Oh the humanity!
  4. K.O.D.

    K.O.D. Sanity Not Included Platinum Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    BD_01 and benchwarmer380 like this.
  5. HopalongCassidy


    Sep 22, 2019
    I’ve got a Burris FF3 on my Mini and a Sig Romeo 5 on my PC Carbine.
  6. HopalongCassidy


    Sep 22, 2019
  7. Goose 7279

    Goose 7279 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 22, 2015
    Seems like those would sit too high for me when shooting
  8. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    I believe Sig red dots are made by Holosun anyway, haha
  9. Centuriator

    Centuriator Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 7, 2020
    Aimpoint: Buy once, cry once.
  10. indawire


    Dec 26, 2011
    Red Dot to try it out? Bushnell TRS-25, occasionally on sale @ $75, MSRP $105+-. Have one on an AR, AK, 10-22, no problems with plenty of rounds down range.
    Would I bet my life on those? No, but that's why I have Aimpoint on my go to AR.
  11. Mitchell Knives

    Mitchell Knives Knifemaker Moderator

    May 21, 2000

    Seems to work just as well as my Aimpoint that cost 8X more.

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