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Old July 24, 2005, 08:15 PM   #1
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Red Dot Sight

How effective would a 30mm red dot sight be for hunting small game??
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Old July 25, 2005, 04:00 PM   #2
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As long as the dot is 1MOA or the critter is close, it'll be fast and deadly.

The larger 6MOA dots can obscure squirrels and such at longer ranges.
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Old July 25, 2005, 04:11 PM   #3
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For pistol I would say ideal at close range for rifle I would still go with a scope
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Old July 26, 2005, 08:45 PM   #4
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I've got a 30mm red dot with a 3moa dot that I have switched around to several different guns. I too would recommend staying with a small dot so as not to cover up the whole critter, I zero mine for point of impact at the top center of the dot at 50 yds when on a .22 for rabbits and squirrels, put the red dot right below the bunnies eye and out go the lights.
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Old August 2, 2005, 06:31 PM   #5
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It depends on the distance you shoot. I have a nikon monarch red dot THIS ONE
and I love it. You can change the dot size, so you can adjust to different situations. It is a squirrel slayer.
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Old August 14, 2005, 05:01 AM   #6
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throw one on your scattergun. I've got an Aimpoint on my 1187 and it's a dove's version of Anti-aircraft
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Old October 15, 2005, 05:52 PM   #7
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Why didn't I thinkof that?

Never thought to put a red dot on a shotgun, but I'm going to try it. It makes a lot of sense, plus if you had one with the circle reticle maybe you could even estimate the pattern.
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