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Old March 26, 2013, 10:11 PM   #1
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Red Dots

Which do you prefer, Tube style red dots or holographic.
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Old March 26, 2013, 11:00 PM   #2
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As a recreational shooter I have found the Aimpoint PRO to be a good balance of quality and price.
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Old March 27, 2013, 04:33 AM   #3
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I've got a vortex strikefire and burris fastfire 2. I actually like both for different setups. My strikefire is on my Colt 6920 and ff2 on my Ruger MK1. For a pistol, the ff2 or ff3 is my recommendation. It's extremely light and has plenty of brightness levels with a multitude of mounting base options. The strikefire is much better for a long arm; shotgun or rifle. The strikefire is just a cheaper aimpoint but it is very sturdy for the price. I'm thinking about adding one to a H&R Handi Rifle in .44mag for close range hogs.
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Old March 29, 2013, 01:38 AM   #4
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I own, and have been very happy with my Burris Fastfire III. Nothing but positive things to say about it.
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Old March 29, 2013, 08:12 AM   #5
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I've got 4 Burris fast fires & 2 Ultra dots,Burris for hunting, on revolvers & rifles, Ultra dots for Bullseye competition. Like them all.
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Old April 1, 2013, 10:44 AM   #6
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I have a cheap ($99) EOTECH style red dot made by Sight Mark that i bought at academy. Im pretty pleased with it so far, also bought the 5X magnifier, which i didnt like so much, so i returned it.
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Old April 3, 2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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Trijicon RMR on my carry pistol because it is more compact and probably the toughest sight on the market right now.

Home defense AR has a Eotech holosight.

I have the tube type on recreational rifles/pistols.
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