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How To Zero In An EoTech Holographic Sight

EOTech, a division of L-3 Communication (among the largest defense companies in the U.S.) delivers technology and products in the field of holographic sighting systems, tactical laser, and imaging equipment. Their holographic weapon sights for small arms have been adopted by various military and law enforcement agencies. HOW DO HOLOGRAPHIC SIGHTS WORK? Unlike reflex sights, a holographic sight doesn’t use …

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Do Red Dot Sights Work At Night?

More and more beginners, as well as professional shooters, are appreciating the benefits illuminated dot sights can give them. In particular, the appeal of red dot sights seems to be their simplistic operation, high target acquisition speed, and shot accuracy.  Speed is the feature that shooters seem to appreciate the most – target acquisition with these types of optics is …

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Red Dot Sight Magnifier

Red dot sights are optics that give the shooter an aim point in the form of an illuminated red (in some cases green) dot. They are very popular, especially among AR-15 style rifle owners because they’re easy to use and allow a quick acquisition of the target. They are generally designed to be used at close to moderate ranges and …

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What Red Dot Sight Does the Military Use?

What Do the Military Look for When Choosing a Sight Optic? The task of selecting a sight optic is a difficult one. There are many options to choose from. Besides classic red dot sight which is used for shooting in the short distance and rapidly there is also a scope that is magnified and used for aiming a variety of …

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EOtech 512 Mounting Instructions

EOTech 512 is one of the US-based company’s most popular holographic weapon sight (HWS) models. It’s a good option for consumers looking for a sight with speed and flexibility that lacks night vision. The Model 512 is available in black and camo patterns.   Your rifle will require a Picatinny/Weaver rail since the 512 model works with these particular mounting …

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EOtech 518 Cowitness

When target shooting or hunting it’s important to expect the unexpected. A holographic sight like the EOTech 518 cowitness provides double-verification for times when the optic shows no red dot or the iron gets bumped/bent. This allows shooters to line up the rifle’s iron sights with the holo sight. EOTech’s cowitness is a double-verification process that combines a firearm’s irons …

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Vortex Venom Problems – What Are They?

Vortex Optics released its Venom red dot sight several years ago. The Wisconsin-based company has become a leading manufacturer of gun sights to challenge brands like Bushnell and EOTech. The Venom has its fans but it’s not the wisest choice for everyone. Users of the red-dot sights have reported several Vortex venom problems. For example, it’s often considered a bad …

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How Does a Red Dot Scope Work?

Are you in the market for a red dot scope? It’s been 170+ years since the first rifle scope was documented in 1844. It’s important to know the basics of how they work. This will provide better results on the range and in the field. These optics function by projecting a reticle atop the image the shooter sees via the …

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How Does a Holographic Sight Work?

Should you buy a holographic sight instead of a red dot or reflex unit? You have many options in the sports gun market worth nearly $2 billion (2017). EOTech teamed up with Bushnell to unveil this game-changing hologram-projecting sight in 1996. These sights function by allowing the user to look through an optical window made of glass to view a …

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How to Use a Holographic Sight

When picking a new rifle/pistol sight one of the main options is a holographic sight. It’s important to have the right sights for your firearm to get the best results in the field. EOTech and Bushnell introduced these units to the market in 1996, which featured a hologram showing the reticle. One reason for the growing popularity of these rifle/pistol …