Posted July 25, 2016 6:36 pm by Comments

By gunwriter I’ve been singing the praises of XS rifle sights for a long time. Of course in this day an age if your rifle does not wear an optical sight – in most cases a very large optical sight – you’re looked upon as either an old fart or a neophyte. Well, my buddy Monte Long from XS Sights proved my point at the recent Gunsite Academy Scout Rifle Conference and he does not fit in either category. Monte ran a Mossberg MVP Scout with XS Sights. (Factually, Monte used a Mossberg MVP Patrol fitted with an XS Sights prototype rail. This is for all practical purposes an MVP Scout.) The first thing you must understand is that Monte can shoot. The second thing you must realize is everyone at the Conference could shoot. Though some may not have had much Scout Rifle experience, they were all seasoned veteran shooters. The first drill consisted of engaging the kill zone of a Gunsite Option target with three shots, as fast as possible, from 25 yards. Each competitor did this three times. Monte’s average time was 7.56 seconds with eight out of nine hits. The overall average for this drill was 9.73 seconds …Read the Rest

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