A red dot optic mounts on your gun is a great way to add an extra feature to your rifle. But there are a few things you need to know about these mounts before you buy.

Trijicon SRO

Trijicon SRO is one of the most adaptable and practical rdo mounts on the market, regardless of whether you like handguns or rifles. It provides a crisp, clean dot and comes in three different reticle sizes to choose the right one for your needs.

The Trijicon SRO is also one of the longest-lasting red dot optics on the market. The CR2032 battery can last up to three years on low brightness settings. It also features a super bright mode and two-night vision modes.

Sig Romeo1 Pro

Sig Romeo1 Pro red dot optic mounts are designed to fit on SIG M17 and M18 pistols. It is water resistant up to 1 meter. It also has a 100 MOA overall windage adjustment.

The Sig Romeo1 Pro red dot has a molded glass aspheric lens. It has zero distortion and a 20,000-hour battery life. It’s designed for fast target acquisition. MOTAC technology is available in three sizes. The smallest is 3 MOA, and the larger beads are 4.5 and 6 MOA. It also comes with a slip-on rubber lens cover.

Axiom II

Whether you’re looking for a red dot optic to mount on your AR, a compact red dot to attach to your varmint hunting rifle or just a red dot optic for home defense, the STNGR Axiom II is an excellent choice. It’s a compact, durable, and budget red dot with features and performance.

The STNGR Axiom II has an enclosed body, and quick detach mount. It’s made from hard coat anodized aluminum, giving it shockproof, durable addition. In addition, its lens is multi-coated, improving low-light performance.

Strikefire II

A red dot optic mounts in your arsenal is a great way to add versatility. These optics allow you to change the dot’s brightness without taking your eyes off the target. In addition, these red dot optic mounts are handy for clip-on scopes, magnifiers, and other mounting devices.

The Vortex Strikefire II is a popular red dot optic. It is designed to be a reliable sight that will last for years. It features a durable aluminum construction with a hard anodized finish. It also features a shockproof body, a nitrogen-purged interior for fog proof protection, and easy-to-use controls. In addition, it comes with an unlimited lifetime warranty.

Holosun HE509-T

HE509-T is an ultra-rugged, titanium-housed, closed reticle red dot optic designed for competition pistols. It features unlimited eye relief and a large field of view. In addition, the optic’s proprietary mount allows for easy installation.

Holosun’s HE509T red dot optic is powered by a CR1632 battery. The battery lasts between 20,000 and 50,000 hours in medium brightness. Solar Failsafe technology allows the optic to stay powered if the battery fails. The optic can enter Sleep Mode when not in use.


Among the many red dot optics on the market, the Aimpoint Acro P-2 is one of the best in terms of technology and performance. In addition to being waterproof to 35 meters, the Acro P-2 also has a high-output LED emitter that delivers a 3.5 MOA dot.

The Acro P-2 can be used on a variety of weapon platforms. This includes pistols, rifles, and shotguns. The Acro P-2 also functions as a backup sight for magnified scopes and thermal imagers.


Using a horseshoe/dot in a vertically mounted position is a no-brainer if you ask me. The optics, as mentioned earlier, make for a surprisingly tidy setup that’s easy on the eye. The trick is choosing the suitable optics and mounting system for the right gun. The sheer number of available options makes a task all the more difficult. The resulting snafus may be remedied by simply obtaining a consultation from a well-informed sales associate. Taking the time to do so is an investment that will pay off in spades.

Swampfox Sentinel M

Designed for everyday carry pistols, the Swampfox Sentinel M red dot optic mount strikes a good balance between features. The optical sight is compact and easy to conceal. It fits almost all mini 9mm guns on the market and offers a 70 MOA adjustment range.

The Sentinel M has a black anodized finish to protect against weather and moisture. It also includes an anti-scratch lens. It is made of 6061-T6 Aluminum.