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Pistol Red Dots #8397154 09/25/21 04:54 PM
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I need opinions on best red dots less than $300. Preferably a lot less.

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Presley,

I like the Holosun 507c-X2 its close to $300 range. I wear glasses and have an astigmatism some of the red dot have a starburst like effect due to the Astigmatism. The holosun seems to be better for me. My other is a Vortex Venom its good for the price point $230-ish range. It was my first and worked well, I just like the holosun more. If you dont wear glasses it opens you to all brands equally. I'd stay away from the ncStars. Good luck on your search.

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Originally Posted by presley
I need opinions on best red dots less than $300. Preferably a lot less.


I have had the Burris fast fire a s they have been good if you look around may find one for around $150

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Ultra dot for recoil resistance. Running a fastfire3 on one revolver and like it. Don t go cheap recoil will kill a red dot. Dimmable is nice and the smaller the dot is best for hunting.

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Trijicon type 2 06 3.25 is the gold standard

Re: Pistol Red Dots [Re: presley] #8399086 09/27/21 11:00 AM
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No problems with Vortex Venom on a 9mm. Battery lasts about 18 mths.


One shot is all it should take.
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Originally Posted by duckhunter76
Presley,

I like the Holosun 507c-X2 its close to $300 range. I wear glasses and have an astigmatism some of the red dot have a starburst like effect due to the Astigmatism. The holosun seems to be better for me. My other is a Vortex Venom its good for the price point $230-ish range. It was my first and worked well, I just like the holosun more. If you dont wear glasses it opens you to all brands equally. I'd stay away from the ncStars. Good luck on your search.


I second this recommendation. I have the same Holosun Model red dot on a Ruger Mark iv and its been a very very good red dot. I also have vortex red dots that are nice as well. I have had great customer service from both companies. I have had a Trijicon Red dot on a pistol before and it is a very nice product, but I just think you are paying quite a bit more for the brand name. I find the Holosun to have all of the best features at the best price point.

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Originally Posted by yotehater
No problems with Vortex Venom on a 9mm. Battery lasts about 18 mths.


That’s good to hear mines been running a year on original keep waiting for it to die


i am cancelling my subscription, i am tired of your issues!
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Depending on the platform, I would vote for the Holosun. I have one mounted on my Shadow Systems MR918 and with my slight astigmatism, it still works great. Had a work buddy shoot mine after his Vortex, and he wanted a Holosun afterwards. I also have a Swampfox Justice on a Rock Island 10mm and it has been great so far. They are a bit cheaper than the Holosun, but I have close to a 1000 rds on the Holosun and only about 150 on the Swampfox.

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FF3 for that price range


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