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Old February 4th, 2015, 05:23 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Smith Shooter View Post
You started off saying you wanted to get a red dot sight to assist your wife and help her protect herself and then list all sorts of objections to what's out there because they don't meet YOUR desires. Are you going to use this gun or is your wife?

Also, I presume Leupold enlarged and strengthened the DeltaPoint probably for the reason that so many slide mounted red dots don't last long under the severe stress of cycling with the slide on every shot. I expect the original DeltaPoint didn't hold up well enough. Many of the early Tasco, Doktor, etc. red dots either died a fast death or had to be heavily worked over and "hardened" to have a reasonable life expectency.

Well of course I am going to be shooting it. It's MY gun. I bought it before any of this break in stuff happened. I grew up as a kid with guns, I love shooting, hunting, and support everything pro gun. I'm going to be using it the most. I just want her to be more comfortable shooting it when she does go to the range with me. Which isn't very often, but at least she is trying now.

I am also on day shift now. Which means my wife is no longer alone at night. So chances are if someone were to break in, I'm probably gonna be the one using the gun.

The features that I was looking for in the red dot could be applied to both me and her. for instance, Motion activation saving battery and also eliminating having to turn it on would benefit both me and her.

I guess it makes sense for them to strengthen the newer sight. It's just dissapointing that it won't co-witness. Yes you can get the add-on rear sight that mounts to the DP pro, but how will it align with the guns front sight? That also leaves no option for night sights.
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Old February 22nd, 2017, 07:08 PM   #18
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This is an old question which has been brought up again, since this was originally posted a whole lot has changed including a new low profile red dot from Vortex, the Vortex Viper Red Dot that is low profile and will co witness with the open sights. I have a Vortex Venom red dot sight on a S&W Victory 22 and it is outstanding, the Viper is the low profile version.

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I have a Viper mounted on my 40 and 9. Love them.

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I can't say enough good things about the Trijicon RM 06.

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