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Old September 23rd, 2018, 01:13 PM #11
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The Sig Romeo 5's are cheap.
I just saw one for $120. Great deal.
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Old September 23rd, 2018, 01:42 PM #12
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I just bought a Sig Romeo from Brownells. In my opinion, if you are just shooting paper during the daytime, you are better off with the Bushnell TRS25. The TRS25 gives you 11 brightness settings and you can turn it down enough to keep the LED looking like a round dot. The Sig has NVG positions, which most folks don't use. and, it gets really bright with in a couple of steps. I can't imagine using the last couple of settings unless you are fighting in the sand box. The bright settings star pretty badly as well which makes them good for IDPA or Three Gun but little else.

I have owned most of the expensive Aimpoint and EOTech sights at one time or another but my guns with red dots are TRS 25's today.

PS, last year I shot a hog just inside 85 yards with my Rossi 92, .44 Mag. You guessed it, it was a TRS25.
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I have Bushnell TRS25's on several of my rifles including AR223, AR300,Rossi 92 44mag, KelTec Sub2000 9x19. The have never failed on any platform and are very inexpensive. Many times you can find them on sale for $75 or less.
^^^this. I have one on a 2 gauge and it is working fine.
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I have a couple of SightMark Ultras on 5.56 ARs and they are a great value for the money. They do not eat batteries like the earlier models and are supposed to withstand recoil from a 50 caliber. Mine hold zero well after more than 1000 rounds. I recommend checking it for tightness after some use to insure it can be removed and reinstalled and still be on zero.

You can sometimes find them on sale for around $45 - 50.
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I have a couple of SightMark Ultras on 5.56 ARs and they are a great value for the money. They do not eat batteries like the earlier models and are supposed to withstand recoil from a 50 caliber. Mine hold zero well after more than 1000 rounds. I recommend checking it for tightness after some use to insure it can be removed and reinstalled and still be on zero.

You can sometimes find them on sale for around $45 - 50.
I like sight marks for throw around builds. Good but not so good you get pissed if you break it. Lifetime warranty what is not to like. They do eat batteries and because they eat them hard and fast I tend use dielectric grease on the contacts just in case the battery decides to go full on corrode
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I've been looking into the Holosun line.
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I have the Primary Arms 1-6x24 w/ ACSS reticle for the 16" and an AIMPOINT PRO for the 300 blackout pistol. I have been recommending the Holosun HS503G for 300blk since it's been available. Excellent red dot for the price.
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I'd choose a Primary Arms Advanced Red Dot. It has a longer batter life.
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The Sig Romeo 5's are cheap.
The Romeo 5 is my go to red dot now. The auto on/off feature and the mounts that come with it make it a good value. I was going through my illuminated stuff the other day and almost all of them had been left on. CR2032s aren't super cheap. The sig can last for up to 4 years on 1 battery. I got one on ebay for $125 shipped
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tried a red dot.. can't get over the awkward feeling. went back to iron sites.
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