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Best Holographic Sight Under $200

Holographic sights hit the market less than three decades ago. In 1996 EOTech teamed up Bushnell to unveil the HoloSight for hunters and sport shooting. Today EOTech’s Holographic Weapon Sights (HWSs) dominate the market, although you have more options now from optics makers like Vortex. You can even find budget sights that cost less than few hundred bucks. My pick …

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Aimpoint Comp m4 vs m5 – Comparison Review

Aimpoint AB Is an optics company that specializes in red dot sights. The Comp series sights are the most popular products of the 1974-founded company. They include the Aimpoint Comp M4 vs. M5. The Comp M4 was launched in 2007 and the M5 was rolled out one decade later in 2017. Both of these units have fans. Since they’re from …

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Best Laser Bore Sight for the Money

Bore sights can help you line up the sight with your go-to hunting or target shooting firearm. After the sight is aligned with the rifle or pistol, you’ll have a greater chance of hitting your target and saving ammunition in the process. The key is to find the top laser bore sight for the money. Laser accuracy is one 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 …

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What’s the Best Reflex Sight Under $100?

Are you in the market for a new reflex site? As the name suggests, the projected aiming point is reflected back so you can see the red dot. The number of models on the market can seem unlimited. We’ve sifted through dozens of models and concluded that the best reflex site under 100 is the Red/Green Dot Reflex Sight by …