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#7170643 - 05/15/18 02:18 PM Question for heli gunners
o2bwest Offline
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Registered: 11/29/07
Posts: 1811
Loc: Menard TX
I gun quite a bit for a local pilot. For a while Iíve been back and forth about putting a reflex sight on my shotgun. Seems like it would work pretty well but I canít find anyone who has tried it. Before I drop several hunnys on a sight and mount I would like some feedback from someone who might have some experience.

#7171072 - 05/15/18 09:40 PM Re: Question for heli gunners [Re: o2bwest]
The Duke Offline

Registered: 06/14/11
Posts: 90
Loc: Outside!
Nothing better than a red dot sight for this application!

#7173358 - 05/18/18 01:55 PM Re: Question for heli gunners [Re: o2bwest]
Black02z28 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/08
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Loc: Terrell, TX
From my experience (10+ trips with thousands of dead pigs under my belt) you cant beat a AR with a red dot. Shooting a shotgun all day with buck shot will beat you up. If you are dead set on using a shotgun, dont cheap out on your red dot.
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#7173368 - 05/18/18 02:02 PM Re: Question for heli gunners [Re: o2bwest]
ChadTRG42 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
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I used a red dot on my turkey gun for a season or two. I also killed a few pigs with it. It worked fine.

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