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Docter Red-Dot Sight 3pt5 MOA Gen 4 Red Dot Scope 55701 is currently on sale with fast shipping. Plus your total satisfaction is guaranteed when you purchase Docter Red-Dot Sight 3pt5 MOA Gen 4 Red Dot Scope 55701 and other Red Dot Sights by Docter.

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Average Ratings
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
Easy To Set Up 4.0 / 5
Usability 4.5 / 5
Features 4.3 / 5
Value for your money 4.0 / 5
Meets expectations 4.5 / 5

Potentially nice sight with problems

Product Ratings
Overall rating
2 / 5
Easy To Set Up 3 / 5
Features 3 / 5
Meets expectations 2 / 5
Usability 2 / 5
Value for your money 1 / 5

Author: ArcticHighlandr , Bullseye pistol shooter, from Fairbanks Alaska on Nov 15, 2007
Pros:  Light & small
Cons:  Breaks easily, screw heads strip easily, time consuming to adjust, poor customer service
Would recommend:  no

ArcticHighlandr wrote:

A potentially great sight that has been poorly implemented and is lacking in product support. I have four that I have used for Bullseye shooting light target loads at a 50ft range. One had a solder weld break under warranty after a couple months use on a target 45. The Dr Sight US repair center said it would take a couple weeks. After a dozen calls and continual responses saying it would be sent next week to next day it finally arrived about 5 months later. Another that I've had on a target 22 for a couple years just died for some unknown reason. The Parallax free claims to 40 yards are not true and all four have noticeable parallax. The mounting screws on all four sights come loose easily until you use the mild blue loc-tite and can still eventually work loose shooting light loaded 45's. Unfortunately the mounting screw's Allen head holes are tiny and strip easily when mild loc-tite is used to hold them. Despite being careful I've had to have a gunsmith drill out the screws on four occasions when I've needed to remove them to change batteries/solve problems. To be safe you should replace the screws each time your remove the sight; the problem is the correct screws are almost impossible to find/obtain and expensive. Elevation and windage adjustment are not the click type and are difficult to adjust quickly and precisely and it requires repeatedly unlocking the adjustment screws, adjusting sights, tightening the lock screws, checking shot placement and repeating this over and over until correctly aligned for the distance you are shooting at. Sights also need slight readjustment after removing them to replace the battery. The brightness of the dot is automatically adjusted to exterior lighting however the automatic adjustment often is not ideal and can not be readjusted manually; often at an indoor range the dot is too dim and hard to pick out. With some guns the brass regularly hits the front lens but this probably happens with all brands of this style of sight. Special magnetized batteries are required for reliability otherwise the recoil can loosen them and cause intermittent loss of contact causing the red dot to disappear at inconvenient times; slapping and shaking your gun in the middle of a relay is not conducive to good shooting.

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