What I wanted was one of those tiny red dot sights
that sit right on the slide.
But for me, the red dot sight
made a big difference.
As I explained all this to Eric, I was fiddling with a new mini red dot sight
that had just arrived.
The Swedish FMV defence procurement organisation ordered some 50,000 red dot sights
in late 2002 for delivery to the Army Home Guard during 2004 and 2005.
The SIG-Tac Mini Red Dot Sight
(MRDS), officially the STS-081, is very obviously an Aimpoint Micro copy.
The next item I came up with was a Walther "Nanopoint" red dot sight
Since this is just a recreational shooter, I decided to install budget-priced optics in the form of an economy-priced large diameter red dot sight
The front and rear sight co-witness with the SIG SAUER Mini Red Dot Sight
and are optimized for M855 and M193 ammunition.
First proven in competition and then in actual combat, the modern red dot sight
offers many practical advantages over traditional iron sights.
How about a magnifying scope for longer range and perhaps a reflective red dot sight
for closer work?
Trijicon advertises it to be Mil-Spec tough, and considering how many military contracts they've gotten with their ACOG, I understand them wanting to produce a red dot sight
just as tough.
A rear-mounted rotary switch allows you to select functions, like red dot sight
only, red dot accompanied by visible laser, and low-power or high-power IR laser and illuminator modes, while separate controls still allow for independent management of visible laser and red-dot operation.