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Many companies now offer pistols with the option to mount a small red dot on the slide. We all know red dots have been used in competition for some time. But is it right for concealed carry? It would be nice to use if, say, it was dark outside, you are getting attacked and you[.....]

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Only people I ever see with red dot are young dudes with tats that are low level, work at the range guys sweeping up brass.
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I'm fine with dots, as is my ex-mil wife. BUT, we both agree that you should learn your weapon with iron sites. The dot is extra credit.
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wont ever shoot without a dot again. Eyes aren't what they used to be and when I can group 4" at thirty yards........ it becomes a no brainer.
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I suspect in 10 or maybe 15 years every police duty pistol will have a dot – if for no other reason that you can tack maybe $200 per unit to the price.

Look at ‘hot rod’ classes in the various cops and robbers shooting games – all the big dogs run an optic.


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