Posted July 10, 2018 11:17 am by Comments

By Craig Boddington

Aimpoint Reflex Sights are always quick on target.

Aimpoint Reflex Sights are always quick on target.

We call them “red dot sights,” but the proper term is “reflex sights” because the illuminated dot is reflected onto a lens. For sure, not everyone uses them, but reflex sights are adaptable to sporting and competition rifles, handguns, and shotguns, as well to a wide array of military, sporting and defensive firearms.

Most optics manufacturers now offer a form of reflex sight. The original, and the grand-­daddy of this popular class of sight, is the Aimpoint Electronic. Developed in 1974, introduced a year later, subsequent variants are still manufactured in Malmö, Sweden.

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Introduced in 2015, the author used the Aimpoint Micro H-­2 for dangerous game hunting on the also then-­new Mossberg Patriot in .375 Ruger, the company's first magnum action. The Micro H-­2 was mounted on the rifle's forward receiver bridge allowing for quick action and maximum situational awareness.

Introduced in 2015, the author used the Aimpoint Micro H-­2 for dangerous game hunting on the also then-­new Mossberg Patriot in .375 Ruger, the company’s first magnum action. The Micro H-­2 was mounted on the rifle’s forward receiver bridge allowing for quick action and
maximum situational awareness.

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