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Old September 8, 2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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Red Dot Magnifier

Looking to go with a magnifier instead of changing out my red dot for a scope I have a small worry. When using the magnifier does the dot still cover up the target the same amount, just magnified? Say the dot un-magnified is covering up out to the 8 ring on your target, does the magnifier just make the dot appear larger in the reticle just like said target?
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Old September 8, 2013, 11:17 PM   #2
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Re: Red Dot Magnifier

I believe the magnifier makes the dot bigger...BUT your target also appears bigger.
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Old September 9, 2013, 12:06 AM   #3
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Well, wouldn't that depend on whether you put the magnifier in front of or behind your red dot? I've never used one, or even handled one, but I seem to recall seeing the magnifier in front of the red dot. So... that would lead me to think it would magnify your target and the dot...

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Old September 9, 2013, 12:12 AM   #4
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I'm assuming as well but thought I'd ask the question to guys that had 'em.
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