Red Dots for Target Shooting
Target and competitive shooting is a great way to have fun and increase your shooting proficiency. With a Bushnell red dot, you can step up to the next level of speed and accuracy.
Target shooting is probably going to be the first firearm experience many have. Learning to shoot can be challenging, and a red dot optic on your firearm can really help a new shooter have an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Instead of having to line up the front and rear sights and learning to focus on the front sight while having the target blurred, a red dot makes it a simple point and shoot scenario that’s much easier for the new shooter.
Use of a red dot is quite easy. The parallax is set from the factory so the dot will always be crisp, so you simply look through the glass, put the dot on the target and pull the trigger.
- Installation: Simply attach the sight directly onto your firearm if it has the correct mounting pattern, or use the included Weaver and Picatinny-compatible base. On some long guns you may find that a riser set is needed.
- Sighting in: Start by using a laser bore sighter or similar method to bore sight the optic and get you hitting paper at 25 yards. Then use a rest or bag if possible for live firing and to fine tune the adjustments to point of impact. Range to sight in will depend on the firearm and use. Typical distance for sighting in a pistol will be 15-25 yards. For a shotgun you’ll be around 50 yards, and most rifles you’ll end up around 100 yards.
If you’re looking to hit the range and do some target or competitive shooting, a red dot from Bushnell should be on your priority list.