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#7103382 - 03/06/18 07:43 PM Pistol optics (red dots)
Tff caribou Offline
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I have a Bushnell trs-25 on a browning buckmark. My groups actually get worse when I use it. I know 100% the scope works perfectly because I shoot it off of a rest with extremely tight groups. I think the dot is too small. I find myself chasing the dot and noticing every tiny little movement. That doesnít happen with the irons. I know I can shoot it without the scope, but I really want a red dot on this pistol. If I have this problem with this scope, will I have the same issue with an RMR or vortex or fast fire? Or is it because of the style of sight?

To edit, itís a great sight that holds zero really well. I love it on my crossbow or AR, just not sure itís great for a pistol.


Edited by Tff caribou (03/06/18 07:46 PM)
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#7103564 - 03/06/18 10:54 PM Re: Pistol optics (red dots) [Re: Tff caribou]
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Sightmark has some good red dot piston sights. Look into them.
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#7103567 - 03/06/18 11:01 PM Re: Pistol optics (red dots) [Re: Tff caribou]
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you shoot 1 eye or both eyes - zero is just a little bit different between the 2 try it each way and see which one works better. I shoot with both eyes open. pistols I stick with 3moa dots minimum


Edited by hetman (03/06/18 11:22 PM)
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#7103572 - 03/06/18 11:14 PM Re: Pistol optics (red dots) [Re: Tff caribou]
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Youíre going to be chasing the dot just like you would chase the dot of a laser. It shows lots of error that you wouldnít see in open sights.
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#7103574 - 03/06/18 11:16 PM Re: Pistol optics (red dots) [Re: Tff caribou]
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I run a Burris FF3 on my S&W 460XVR and I like it. Believe itís a 3 MOA dot, itís pretty big at 200 yards, but works fine at 100 for what I hunt with it
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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#7143269 - 04/17/18 12:29 PM Re: Pistol optics (red dots) [Re: Tff caribou]
Tff caribou Offline
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Ended up splurging like crazy and putting a c-more sight on a 90 degree mount. Holy cow, itís amazing. The 90 Mount puts the lens a couple millimeters above the slide. Dot acquisition is instant as itís basically a co witness with irons (it I had irons on this gun) because itís so natural, I also am not chasing the dot like I was before. It cost me $300 for Mount and c-more, but itís truly top notch.
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