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Old 24 May 2016, 08:37
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I know I started this thread in using Mini-red dots on handguns.

Has anyone tried one on a rifle as their primary optic?
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Old 24 May 2016, 09:03
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Burris Fast Fire III can be had in 3 MOA. I have it on a .44 Mag Ruger SBH, but you could easily put it on a rifle with the included picatinny rail mount.

Nice, looking to do a lightweight setup.
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Old 28 May 2016, 11:28
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Glock 20

I like Glocks and own several I set this up to hog hunt in Flordia but prostate cancer took over and I missed out. Nice gun but it has not been tortured (200 rounds)
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Old 28 May 2016, 20:28
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^^^ I use the Glock light also, nice weapon.
Is that grip tape?
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Old 30 May 2016, 15:15
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I am curious as to the durability of RMR type sights for everyday carry? How do they hold up if dropped, banged off of desk or doors etc?Also high round counts loss of zero etc.
I shoot 9mm iron sites, but many of my shooting buddies have tricked out .45s (and even higher velocity .40s/.38 supers) with slide mounted optics. They have successfully withstood (at least a couple) years of competition abuse (thousands of rounds). I've even seen one dropped during a hurried drawstroke, seemingly without effecting zero. All of these have been Burris or better quality.

I'm 54, and have considered optics, but (for now) I've switched from my (wore out?) right-eye-dominant...to a (now stronger) left-eye-combined-with-1.5x-safety-glasses strategy. Works well, even if the target is slightly more fuzzy. The front sight is sharp again.

I've tried out pistol optics, but it seemed slower to initially find the dot while extending my arms. I do like it on my rifle where it comes up closer, and very naturally, when I take my cheek-weld. I'm sure finding that small dot at pistol extended arm-length would get more natural with time.
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Old 4 February 2018, 00:28
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Let's open this back up.... I put the Trijicon RMR on my G 40, G 41 and everyone's favorite, my G 38. I have not put but 20 rds or so through the G 38, may be tomorrow. And of course in my Lightpath custom holster with the XC-1.

I will upload when the Internet gods are more favorable.
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I'm still not sold on red dots on pistols (for me). I've been shooting a G17 MOS with a RMR for a year. Really opens up the distance that a pistol can be employed, but I am really slow acquiring the dot at close range.

I think I would have to go "all red dot," and re-train on how I present the pistol to the target in order to get faster on close range work.
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I'm still not sold on red dots on pistols (for me). I've been shooting a G17 MOS with a RMR for a year. Really opens up the distance that a pistol can be employed, but I am really slow acquiring the dot at close range.

I think I would have to go "all red dot," and re-train on how I present the pistol to the target in order to get faster on close range work.
Iím taking a course at OTOA this year for this exact issue. I strongly feel optics like the RMR will be the future of pistol marksmanship. When you read some of the investigations after an OIS most Officers claim to have never even seen the front sight post, or they claim to point shoot. The red dot eliminates one of those complaints.

Iíve seen a number of guys using T1s on glocks (John Chapman). Took me by surprise at first, certainly looks goofy. The eye picks up that circular optic much easier I assume. In the class description for the class I am taking, chasing the dot is suppose to be covered, thatís the primary reason I took it. I have a dual illuminated RMR on my Glock 20 and I am constantly trying to find that dot.
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I really don't like the external red dot do hickeys.
What do you guys recommend for one where the spring exit hole is on the front below the barrel?
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Got a Ruger Mark IV yesterday and decided it was finally time to check out this red dot thing everyone's been talking about.



Pretty slick. Can't believe I waited this long to try it.
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That. . . .Looks crazy heavy. . .and just crazy
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That. . . .Looks crazy heavy. . .and just crazy
Soooo you don't have a holster for it?
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Soooo you don't have a holster for it?
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Old 24 April 2018, 21:08
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Soooo you don't have a holster for it?
I think it needs a bumpstock not a holster! HAAHAAAA!
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Iím taking a course at OTOA this year for this exact issue. I strongly feel optics like the RMR will be the future of pistol marksmanship. When you read some of the investigations after an OIS most Officers claim to have never even seen the front sight post, or they claim to point shoot. The red dot eliminates one of those complaints.

Iíve seen a number of guys using T1s on glocks (John Chapman). Took me by surprise at first, certainly looks goofy. The eye picks up that circular optic much easier I assume. In the class description for the class I am taking, chasing the dot is suppose to be covered, thatís the primary reason I took it. I have a dual illuminated RMR on my Glock 20 and I am constantly trying to find that dot.
Try punching out just below the target and let the whole package drift up into your field of view. This always brings the dot right to my eye. With practice, it is quicker than fixed sights.
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Old 25 April 2018, 04:06
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Slide ride RMR

https://youtu.be/DysLHETqlU0

I'm actually faster w/an RMR now. No irons on the gun. 3 IDPA tgts: 2 @ 1yd & a 3rd @ 1.5yds. 6" steel tgts @ 12, 20, & 25yds.

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Try punching out just below the target and let the whole package drift up into your field of view. This always brings the dot right to my eye. With practice, it is quicker than fixed sights.
Thank you. Itís range day, Iíll bring my 20/RMR and give it a try.
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Old 25 April 2018, 09:29
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Thank you. Itís range day, Iíll bring my 20/RMR and give it a try.
I think Travis Haley has a video on you2b about this.
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I’m taking a course at OTOA this year for this exact issue.
For me, I had to learn to just not go looking for the dot. Hard to explain but....When I try to anticipate when and where the dot should be, it's not there. But, if I just push the muzzle into the target like I normally would with iron sights, the dot is just there when it needs to be. You have to remember that it's not like the front sight where you can pick it up on the way out to the target because you don't have alignment of the dot directly between your eye and the target yet. That doesn't happen until you are fully extended. But that's what I was trying to do, and when I wasn't seeing it on the way out I was starting the dot hunt before I was even fully extended. So, I had to learn to wait until I am fully extended and pushing into the target like I always do, then once everything comes into alignment at full extension, the dot will be there. If you do like I was doing and start wanting to see the dot during extension, you wind up fucking yourself up because now you are changing how you extend in an effort to find the dot. Then you wind up at full extension all fucked up and you have to hesitate while you play the up down left right game.

At least that's what worked for me in my head. Hope it makes sense.
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