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Old November 8, 2001, 10:38 AM   #1
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Bsa Red Dot

Anyone have any experience with bsa red dot sights. I like the 50mm tube, and its in my budget. Should i be looking at another sight??? Pros & cons please.
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Old November 8, 2001, 11:11 AM   #2
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My brother has one on an AK. It has held up well, no problems with wandering zero or such, no particular difficulties in sighting it in. They seem to be a good buy based on his.
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Old November 8, 2001, 02:59 PM   #3
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red dot

i have using a bsa for about a year now on a model 14 smith target pistol.it has not lost its ability to put them all in bulleye at 25 yards.i think you will like it,
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Old November 8, 2001, 08:53 PM   #4
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BSA is the Hi-Point of optics.
They work just fine,but don't get a lot of respect!
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Old November 9, 2001, 08:49 AM   #5
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i have one "scout" mounted on my paintball rifle

its no aimpoint
but for 30 bucks it keeps the rounds inside a garbage can lid at 60 feet
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Old November 11, 2001, 12:42 AM   #6
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My $.02

Received a 30 mm BSA red Dot scope in trade for some brass. Put it on a scout type six pound 308 to see if it would hold up. That was over two years and 600 rounds ago. It's always held zero. Batteries are everywhere for it. Saw one in Wal-Mart today marketed as a Tasco for $30.00.
The only complaint that I have is that the dot is HUGE! (>16 MOA?) I zeroed it at 25 yards so it hits at the bottom of the dot. It's on everything that I can see out to a couple of hundred yards. It's the perfect boar scope. The mount is kinda hokey, but it's held up. (So far...) Stay safe,

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Old November 12, 2001, 03:00 PM   #7
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They work just fine,but don't get a lot of respect!>>>>>>>>


Kind of like the motorcycles that BSA built back in the 60s and they didn't get any respect either. For good reason, they were junk!

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Old November 13, 2001, 11:59 AM   #8
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I have a BSA 30mm (el cheapo $30) on my Bushmaster and it will hold me inside the black at 100 yards consistently. That's all I expected from it so no disappointment.

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Old November 13, 2001, 12:27 PM   #9
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7Th Fleet,
I had the displeasure of owning two Benelli motorcycles back in the 70's and working an ungodly lot on two more belonging to a neighbor. Based on what POS's they were, I take it that I can assume Benelli shotguns are junk, too? You just made the leap from 40 year old motorcycles to present day dot sights, so my jump from 30 year old motorcycles to present day shotguns should be just as valid a conclusion.
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Old November 13, 2001, 12:41 PM   #10
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That comparison beats em all!
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Old November 13, 2001, 12:45 PM   #11
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Put one on a AK and it did fine 'till I put on a TAC trigger. Simulated FA quickly beat the hell out of it. Did fine up until then tho.

Put one on a S&W 422 semi-auto. Did just great 'till I...oh wait, it's still doing great. Approx. 5000 rounds through it since I put the scope on. Very happy, good shooter, looks sweet.

Heard bad things about BSA scopes on high powered rifles, but mostly good stuff on their red dots.

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