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pros and cons of red dot on edc



  • ZeeZee Posts: 28,395 Senior Member
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • GunNutGunNut Posts: 7,642 Senior Member
    Zee said:
    I’ve gotten away from focusing on the front sight of a handgun (or red dot). You can’t shoot fast focusing on a point at the end of your hand. 
    It was an epiphany when I realized two things:
    -The fight is “out there”, so focus on the fight. 
    -Focusing on the front sight is slow. 

    Teaching to concentrate focus on the front sight after initial understanding/learning of sight picture/alignment is both antiquated and detrimental to improving a shooters speed and situational awareness. 

    I see the front sight/red dot. 
    I use the front sight/red dot. 
    I don’t FOCUS on the front sight/red dot. 
  • bobbyrlf3bobbyrlf3 Posts: 2,614 Senior Member
    Great insight from all.  Thanks very much.  
    Knowledge is essential to living freely and fully; understanding gives knowledge purpose and strength; wisdom is combining the two and applying them appropriately in words and actions.
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