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 Post subject: Tried a red dot
PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:42 pm 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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Got out to the range with a Ruger 22 auto I put together from parts. Then I discovered it shot wide to the left. The rear sight is staked in place & I thought it would be an ordeal to "dial it in" with a hammer.

So I scored a scope mount & rooted through a cupboard for an early Tasco red dot sight I bought back in the day when I shot IPSC. Apparently the guy who sold it to me had it already dialed in - had a plastic pop bottle bouncing all over the place with the 1st magazine. After I bought new batteries which happily are still available.

It was odd shooting with both eyes wide open, but once I got used to it, I can't believe I left it sit all those years - I like it! :bigrin: Might even have to look into newer dot sights. SW

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 Post subject: Re: Tried a red dot
PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:20 pm 
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huh - lotta scope for that little handgun - but whatever you have at hand should be the direction you go - ive done the same


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 Post subject: Re: Tried a red dot
PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:09 pm 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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I looked up cost of an adjustable rear sight... using what I already had seemed the way to go since I need an ambi safety for the Smith 469 soon to arrive. And it's really not that heavy. SW

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 Post subject: Re: Tried a red dot
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Steve look at the red dots at AIM Sports. Find one ya like and I'll cut ya a deal, have most in stock here at the shop.

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 Post subject: Re: Tried a red dot
PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:33 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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I'll certainly keep that in mind! Thanks very much!! :D SW

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 Post subject: Re: Tried a red dot
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Bushnell has a really tiny one that has been on the market a couple of years now.

Trophy TRS 25, and it goes about 90-130 bucks depending on where you buy. I'm waiting for cabelas here to put them on sale again, and I'll try one then. Missed the last sale.

A 3 minute dot seems o.k. for pistols from what I've seen with the Tasco RD-32-22, which has a body about 4 times the size of the Trophy 8-) ...

Picked up the shooting both eyes open habit a very long time ago, and still do it- even with some pretty beefy scopes. It seems to keep my hit ratio in the + range.

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