Red Dot

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Red Dot

Post by Roostor » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:03 am

Okay, I'm new to this forum, and I don't know if this is the right place to ask but here goes. Can you use a red dot sight with one eye? I've heard both and I'm not sure. I ask because I am in the market for one, but I am actually blind in one eye and don't want to go and invest money if I can't use it. Any knowledge would be appreciated, thank you.

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Re: Red Dot

Post by Synchronizor » Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:12 pm

The TruGlo I use on my 870 only presents its dot to the eye closest to the stock. I usually shoot with both eyes open, but only one sees the dot, so it would also work if I kept my other eye shut.

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Re: Red Dot

Post by Roostor » Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:28 pm

Thank you so much.


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Re: Red Dot

Post by Roostor » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:59 am

As I already said I am new to red dots and want to try them out. What's your guys opinion on the Bushnell Trophy TRS-25 Red Dot Sight for my Remington 870 as an entry level sight? I've heard good things.


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Re: Red Dot

Post by Komodoj » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:31 pm

I have that sight on most of my guns including my FA Macs! However I would personally go with a 30mm tube vs the 20mm tube because it will be easier for re alignment shots due to recoil of a shotty. Imho.

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As I already said I am new to red dots and want to try them out. What's your guys opinion on the Bushnell Trophy TRS-25 Red Dot Sight for my Remington 870 as an entry level sight? I've heard good things.


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Re: Red Dot

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Re: Red Dot

Post by Alpha Wolf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:16 pm

I run a Bushnell red dot on my 870.
You can use either one or both eyes with a red dot. Using both just requires a little practice as it seems weird when first try it.
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Re: Red Dot

Post by efriedrich » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:01 pm

Miranda wrote:
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A firearm optic with an illuminated red reticle for sighting purposes.

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Re: Red Dot

Post by Striker753 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:39 pm

I've got an Aimpoint T1 on my Saiga, it's perfectly usable with one or two eyes. I haven't tried mounting it to my Remington yet, but I'll give it a try the next time I go hunting or to the range.

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