The ability to remain target focused when shooting pistols with red dot sights is huge for defensive and competitive pistol applications. However, developing and maintaining target focus skills takes a little work.
Getting started with pistol mounted red dots isn’t as simple as picking a pistol, a dot, and slapping them together, but it doesn’t have to cause analysis paralysis either. This post explores some considerations to help folks get started.
Folks in the know agree the Holosun 507C is a fantastic pistol mountable dot. The same folks seem to be decisively split on the ACSS Vulcan reticle. They either hate it or love it. Let’s find out which bandwagon I’ll hop into.
Here is a little head to head comparison between the Trijicon RMR and Trijicon SRO. They are both fantastic red dot sights and each has pros and cons.
The Trijicon SRO is a fantastic RDS with a large field of view that makes tracking the dot relatively easy. It is exceptionally well suited for competitive pistol shooting applications.
I’d say the honeymoon period is over after carrying the VP9 for over a year, competing with it, training with it, and shooting over 2000 rounds with it. I’m also happy to report it’s yet to let me down.