The right gun sight and aiming devices are no longer reserved for the warriors and SWAT officers that protect citizens and the nation each and every day. These men and women demand the best. The best technology, the highest grade, the most dependable options available.
Two top options used by the pros in the field are available today at unprecedented pricing.
What sight to choose, which system is best for you has nothing to do with combat. It has to do with what is best for the shooting you’re doing.
Target shooting – Varmints – Sporting
In this article, we are going to take a look at two popular site options. They are both effective and will give shooters the performance and accuracy they demand.
Each is quickly adaptable to nearly any firearm with a Weaver or Picatinny rail. They are adaptable to most pistols, shotguns, rifles, even paintball, and BB guns.
My Crisis Gear has gone above and beyond in making these top-quality high performing sites available with over-the-top savings.
MCG Reflex Red Dot Sight
The ‘Red Dot’ allows any shooter to perform with 20/20 vision.
✓ Works effectively in broad daylight and low light conditions
✓ Allows the shooter to acquire targets lightning-fast… even from the hip!
✓ If you can see it, you can hit it…with near PERFECT accuracy!
✓ Easy to attach to any firearm!
While most shooters will likely never be involved in an action that requires instant ‘from the hip’ shooting accuracy, it is nice to know that you have the right equipment to do so.
It is equally gratifying to be able to train for that moment while hoping it will never come.
It can also be a game-changer for those in competitive combat shooting exercises.
Those involved in special ops or SWAT actions actually have an unfair advantage when they employ the MCG Reflex Red Dot Sight. The facts are simple. Shooting accuracy is exponentially greater than when you’re left with iron sights alone.
The civilian shooter will have the pleasure of showing up their buddies at the range. How great is it to put all the lead in a tight group, dead center.
If you have been shooting with iron sights, your friends and buddies will not be the only ones surprised when your accuracy is consistently, and reliably better. Even at greater distances and low light conditions. You will even amaze yourself.
What Is A Red Dot Sight?
‘Red dot’ is a general term. It is used to refer to a gun optic that uses a red dot. (or green) The dot is illuminated and projected via a reticle on the target. There are often multiple reticles offered in a red dot sight, and the choice remains with the shooter. The choice includes not using a reticle.
Illuminated sights are grouped based on how they operate. Reflex sights that can include red dot sights are reflective sights using a traditional lens. It is not the same as the holographic lens used in laser sights. (more later)
The reflective lens accurately aligns light from an LED to form an aiming point. It simultaneously allows the shooter a wide view of the target area. The lens places less stress on the eye when compared to tube-type lenses. (they too can be red dot sights)
The choice of reticles is useful when a variety of actions and target ranges are possible. There is some science behind what is called MOA (minute of angle) but that is for another time.
The point is, different shooting actions are better served with different reticles.
- Situation awareness is enhanced with a single dot. It allows a wide field of view.
- A single ring works well in times of self-defense and times when close-range action is likely.
- Mid-range action is probably better suited using a crosshair or similar reticles.
- The choice of red or green dots and reticles is usually made when considering light conditions.
- Red works better for most shooters in low-light situations.
- Green is the popular choice in bright sunlight.
Easy to use
The Reflex Red Dot Sight is easy to use. Just put the dot on what you want to hit and squeeze the trigger.
LASER sights work great in low light conditions, but they are not effective in sunlight or high visibility settings. The Reflex Red Dot works great in any light where lasers are deficient. When using the Reflex Red Dot Sight, the shooter has the option of a green dot and reticle or red dot with the red reticle.
The MCG Reflex Red Dot Sight is a military-grade targeting system that is not only easy to use, but it also has virtually no learning curve. It is easy to install on any weapon with a Weaver or Picatinny rail.
- Mount it on your gun – any gun – Pistol, rifle, even BB guns and paintball guns (it’s easy and takes less than 3 minutes)
- Turn it on
- Start making perfect – Super accurate shots
The Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight
Laser sights operate by projecting a visible beam of light directly onto a target.
There will be ample shooting moments when only the Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight will be the absolute right choice.
As one firearms expert put it. “If you own a handgun… or ANY type of firearm… this new tactical upgrade could DOUBLE YOUR ACCURACY… in practically no time at all!”
What My Crisis Gear has found, is a professionally designed and manufactured product the employs both a green laser sighting system and a high output flashlight. They have made it available to the public with savings you won’t want to miss.
The tactical flashlight and green laser system easily and quickly mounts on any firearm with Picatinny or a Weaver rail. The Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight allows the high output of 60+ lumens for amazing crystal clear visibility of up to 115 feet.
The human eye recognizes the green spectrum much better than other colors. Specifically red. For that reason, green is the better choice for laser sighting systems.
If you are looking to save money with a smaller, lighter, cheaper laser, red will likely be your choice. If you want a laser that is more visible under a wide variety of lighting conditions, including bright light conditions you’ll want a green laser.
Under bright-sun conditions outdoors, the traditional red laser beam is not visible beyond a few feet. The more popular green lasers are visible at greater distances. Experts agree that neither is a viable tool in bright sunlight. Other sighting options such as the MCG Reflex Red Dot Sight noted earlier may be better.
Some experts have gone so far as to state that on the best day, with the best lighting conditions, a maximum range of a red laser is a mere 20-30 yards. The green laser can have ranges as far as 100 yards.
The Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight boosts night sighting up to 115 feet. It is the high output flashlight in play. The green laser actually has a greater aiming range easily discovered in daylight conditions. (not bright sunlight)
Are Lasers Legal?
The debate stems from the use of pointers. Federal Regulations in the United States limit commercial class IIIa lasers to 5 milliwatts (mW). The short answer is yes, lasers above 5 mW are commercially available in the United States, but it is illegal to market them as Class IIIa devices.
Laser Sight Accuracy
As it is with any sighting system, the name of the game is accuracy. Shooters need to hit the target. Whether it’s paper, varmints, or a home intruder, hitting what you aim at is the only thing that’s important.
The use of laser sights increases accuracy, especially in low light conditions. Even in times of point and shoot conditions, where hand-eye coordination is employed, the laser proves its worth.
Training is also enhanced with laser sights. Equally important to accuracy, is trigger pull proficiency. Smooth trigger pull is vital. A laser sight does wonders in helping shooters understand their trigger pull technique. A smoother pull is achieved as shooters learn for certain their aim is on target yet they miss.
Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight
Consider these benefits of the Hellfire system.
- Faster draw with better shooting accuracy
- Hit more targets, regardless of shooting position
- Get the gun back on target after every shot
- Improved rapid-fire accuracy
- Ideal for less than perfect eyesight – Better distance focusing
- High accuracy in low light conditions
If you are one of those asking if a laser sight it important, here are five reasons a shooting expert and combat shooting trainer had to say.
- Laser aid in low light conditions. The shooter found a marked increase in accuracy shooting indoors with low light when compared to non-laser sighting options.
- Lasers allow shooting from a variety of positions. It is not vital that the shooters eye line up with the sighting device. If the laser is observed on target, take the shot. Regardless of body position relative to the firearm, the laser offers you the ability to aim and fire accurately.
- Lasers allow the shooter to be target-focused. Sight alignment or sight pictures is not as important. Get the laser on the target and squeeze.
- Lighter tougher and more reliable. The days of sensitive, fragile, and clumsy lasers are over. Any shooter with a few dollars can now enjoy the success of laser shooting.
- Help to overcome situational stress. While most shooters will never be involved in a combat shooting scenario, the benefit of having laser targeting technology is a huge benefit to laser shooting.
The NRA and Lasers
The NRA is a wonderful source of gun laser technology. One subject they reference is the laser housing itself.
“The laser sight housing serves two purposes. First, it acts as the structure to hold all of the laser’s components together. The second function of the housing is to allow the laser to be mounted to the firearm it’s designed for. Since guns come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so do the housings.
The Hellfire Tactical Gun Laser Sight satisfies the NRA.
Two Great Choices For Better Targeting
The resources of My Crisis Gear have provided two professional-grade targeting options. The needs of shooters vary. Each will fill the special needs of shooters. Regardless of choice, shooters will not be disappointed.