BONUS Tip! Aimpoints sat on shelves in arms rooms while soldiers trained with iron sights… Sight it in at the distance you are most likely to use the gun in the field. Do this using the adjustment Turrets. So, I needed to identify the challenges of running a red-dot-equipped pistol, diagnose common mistakes, and establish the best techniques in order to compete and instruct students. Thixotropic says: May 13, 2019 at 16:43 . I use Eo’s on my Carbines and they are FABULOUS especially with the magnifier for longer shots and older eyes. The sights utilize an illuminated dot in the center of the optic rather than the classic cross-hair reticles. Before we move Forward… If you’re having a hard time finding the perfect all-purpose red dot sight, I recommend the Sig Sauer SOR52001 Romeo5 1x20mm Compact 2 Moa Red Dot Sight.With over thousands of amazing reviews, in 2020, and having owned a couple of these, I will simply say this red dot sight is spot on and worth the money! Opposite of the iron sights, the reflex sights allows the users to focus on the target by throwing the red dot on the aim. In a lower 1/3 setup, the red dot will appear to be higher than the iron sights if you use a heads-up cheek weld. Red dot sights have revolutionized many types of shooting. SIG, GLOCK, CZ-USA, CANIK, Kimber and other makers offer optics-ready handguns that are widely available. Go to the shooting range and zero the the scope. PS- Red dot sights are great on rifles even in odd positions because of the numerous points of body contact on the rifle- both hands, shoulder and cheek. Position your firearm, so the laser’s red dot gets centered on the target. Even though due to the availability of red dot sights in the market, people gradually grew comfortable using the red dot sights, some aspects of the sights are still unknown to many. WARNING! If you are interested in learning how to aim and shoot using a red dot sight then, keep reading. In an iron sight, the shooters need to move their focus from rear sight to the front sight … No matter how expensive reflex sight you buy, if you cannot use it properly, most likely you will not be able to shoot your targets accurately. That’s normal, and should still be zeroed perfectly fine. A drawback is that the many types of red dot sights do not use the same mounting pattern or footprint. The market is flooded with various types of red dot sights. Put your dot right on top of the bull's eye. The red dot sight is considered to be the best tool that is used to train the shooters. Reply. Using a red dot sight can be slightly difficult especially if you are a beginner. Tip: Do your sighting in the morning/evening so it’s easier to view the dot. Adjust the Reticle. Keep doing that until the center is overlapping the target’s laser dot… I’m talking about the ignorance among red dot sight users, especially the users on how to adjust a red dot sight … Red dot sights are increasingly popular, with many of the major makers offering handguns that are either optics-ready or optics-equipped. The methodology I used was to carefully analyze the effect using a red-dot sight (RDS) on a … Reflex sights or red dot sights are very popular AR-15 accessories because of their simple aiming process. On some absolute co-witness setups, the reticle may also appear to be higher than the iron sight with a higher cheek weld. You need to STAY AWAY from the Red Loctite!. Red Loctite is for permanently locking screws in place, and you NEED to have the option of taking your sight off of your firearm for maintenance, cleaning, and several other reasons.. So, the keys to master this technique are practice and focus. 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