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burris fastfire on a remington 870

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by k594, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. k594


    Dec 16, 2006
    Northern Arizona
    im considering mounting a burris fastfire on my Remington 870 just curious of you guys feedback on this, have you used one on a shotgun? experiences good,bad....

  2. mixflip


    Mar 4, 2009
    I am wondering what red dot optics holds up best on a shotgun also???

  3. TexasNativeDRJH

    TexasNativeDRJH 5th Generation

    Apr 21, 2008
    San Jacinto Battleground
    I use mine periodically on my Mossberg and it runs fine. It isn't click adjustable unfortunately and the locking screws easily strip out but thier customer service is excellent. They sent me two new screws for free and now I'm more careful when tightening them down.
  4. krab

    krab CLM

    Sep 29, 2008
    Las Vegas
    I just put one on my 870 along with a;
    BR-IA-SDM-410330 Burris FastFire Sight Mount - Picatinny Protector.

    This really protects the Burris from jarring. Actually it's a very nice clean setup and the red dot is great for fast aiming. I think it's better than a laser because know one but you sees the red dot.

    It comes with a nice cover and an on-off switch.

    I've seen others on this forum saying they wouldn't trust this sight and I say it works great for personal use. Obviously it's not a combat scope but it's a helluva lot cheaper and like many wannabes here I'm not going into combat any time soon! :whistling:
  5. k594


    Dec 16, 2006
    Northern Arizona
    thanks for the input guys, yea i have no intention of ever going to combat nor do i pretend to :cool: it looked like a cool setup though, for day,dusk target shoots.
  6. fragout


    Jan 14, 2010
    New Hampshire
    There are plenty of shotgun specific optics that will handle the recoil. Also optics used for large bore pistols hold up well (think .44 mag). The key is to actually get an optic designed for a shotgun.