One of the things I’ve noticed after talking with folks about pistol mounted red dot sights, is that not everyone is aware of types of failures that may occur with an RDS and how to deal with them. Spoiler: back up sights aren’t necessarily the answer. Let’s explore front sight obstructions, rear sight obstructions, and complete RDS failures.
Red dot sight (RDS), low powered variable optic (LPVO), or both? This is a common question pondered by folks when considering how to accessorize a modern rifle. Read on for my opinion.
One of the most important fundamentals of pistol shooting is sight alignment. A red dot sight (RDS) provides a lot of benefits but requires a different approach to sight alignment fundamentals. KR Training’s course addresses the RDS fundamentals.