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Bushnell Trophy TRS-30 Red-Dot

 
 
 
  • Ultracompact for fast target acquisition
  • Ideal for plinking, turkey hunting or tactical uses
  • 3-MOA dot
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    A nonmagnifying, ultracompact red-dot sight engineered for fast acquisition on close-in targets. Ideal for plinking, turkey hunting or tactical applications, it has a 3-MOA dot and will stand up to heavy-recoiling rifles and shotguns. Recoil-tested in rifles up to .375 H&H. 3,000-hour battery life. Weaver-rail-compatible.


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    It looks like everyone is trying to get apiece of the micro-dot pie, just look at all the clones of micro-Aimpoint and miniature Docter sight that are popping up.

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    Originally posted by koshkin koshkin wrote:

    It looks like everyone is trying to get apiece of the micro-dot pie, just look at all the clones of micro-Aimpoint and miniature Docter sight that are popping up.

    ILya
     
    They say imitation is the sincerest form of flatterty.....Wink
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    since this is being backed by Bushnell, I would feel like giving it a shot so to speak

    I want something small and light for my blackhawk 44
     
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    How much does that unit weigh?

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    Originally posted by ccoker ccoker wrote:

    since this is being backed by Bushnell, I would feel like giving it a shot so to speak

    I want something small and light for my blackhawk 44
     


    Are you saying that you are willing to be a "guinea pig" on this one?

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    yeah, probably so..
    there's a clone out on AR15 running about 90 bucks and the guy told me if it didn't hold up under a 44 he would give me my money back including shipping

    I had a Millet SP1 break after about 50 rounds
    all handloads.. arg
    I treasure my handloads
    I was satisfied I had it sighted in good and was practing for a hunt that weekend and it crapped out..
    frustrating to say the least..
    dealer gave me my money back with no hassle

    Ultradots are about the only one consitently being praised as tough enough for big bore handguns.. guys that have broke aimpoints with them

    a little hesitant to go with anything that isn't proven
    though I like the idea of the tiny aimpoint mounted on top of the topstrap/rear sight as it would stlll holster easy (mine is slit there) vs over the barrel
    I have the blackhawk hunter and had a scope for a while..
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    I have been playing with a Millett ZoomDot and have not managed to break it.  I saw it mounted on a S&W 500 magnum and, apparently, it survived just fine.

    http://www.swfa.com/pc-12808-2215-millett-1x-zoom-dot-reflex-30mm-sight.aspx


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    hello guys
     
    We designed the ZOOM DOT to hold up to just bout anything.   50 cal is no problem, 300 ft under water no problem, hot or cold NP>  its bomb proof.
     
    Good shooting
     
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