Miniature red-dot sights have become popular options to add to the slide on a handgun, but what's the best way to mount it and can you incorporate back-up iron sights? We answer the question here.
A man walks into a gun store, sidles up to the counter and eyeballs the clerk. In his best tactically-tuned voice, he says “I want one of them there red-dot sights for my AR.” The clerk, if he is of the optically savvy sort, immediately realizes this customer has no idea what he’s talking about.
Pistols with red-dot sights are all the rage, but many shooters have specific difficulties resulting from years of practice with iron sights. Here are some ways to fix those problems and make the most of this relatively new, versatile optic for your handgun.