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Old 11-09-2004, 11:56 PM
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Does anybody use red dot on there shotguns. What do you think of the 30mm BSA.
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Old 11-10-2004, 12:46 AM
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Got a whole bunch on rifles and shotguns, all different makes, but never a BSA. Consider them real junk but for all I know they may be made by the same company as some of the others like millet/ultradot etc. I have a millet, aimpoint, nikon and bushnell and never had any problems. Aimpoint is far and away the best but they cost. Nikon costs also but worthwhile just to get a variable size dot that get down to 1moa. Just can't see trusting a BSA after seeing some of their scopes but the only way to know is to try it, also the dot size on them is some large number like 6 moa that at 50 yds will cover the whole deer, can only be as accurate as your sights. Good luck whatever you do.
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Old 11-10-2004, 01:58 AM
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The only problem I have with my red dot is they should make the red dot go off automatically after 1 minute like the range finders I'm always forgetting to turn it off and have to replace the battery.
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Old 11-10-2004, 03:30 PM
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I used one once and didnt like it.
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Old 11-10-2004, 06:19 PM
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I have red dots on pistols rifles shotguns and muzzelloaders , I love them. I tryed a BSA red dot it broke . I hate to tell you this they are junk IMO . I like millit , tasco , simmons and bushnell. For the buck spent I have 6 millits 1" and 30mm they hold up to my 454 .
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Old 11-10-2004, 09:49 PM
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i have the bsa, i think it's 42mm. mine has worked fine. i can't imagine shotgun hunting without it.
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had one on a 10 gauge couldnt keep it sighted in.....
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Old 11-10-2004, 11:36 PM
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I don't know what that is!!!
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