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Low Light Bead

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by fkizdi, Dec 15, 2010.


  1. fkizdi

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    What do people suggest for a low light bead sight?

    I currently have a green Hi-Viz Spark II on.
    Its a fine sight but i wish it would be a little brighter under low light conditions and a little larger (diameter and height).
     

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  2. David_Ely

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  3. bowtie454

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    I have the XS Big Dot on my 870, and I really like it. Glows in the dark and it is impossible to miss, it really stands out. Installation was a piece of cake too. Just a dab of JB-Weld on the existing bead and pop the XS sight on top.
     
  4. fourrobert13

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    Meprolight makes a front night sight for shotguns.
     
  5. m24shooter

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    I like the XS Big Dot tritium. Much more visible than the FO sights, and the big white dot is great during normal light.

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  6. #5xbr

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    my mossberg model 5500 had a gold bead sight,until i painted it with wallgreens "sinful" line of nail polish in day glow orange-
     
  7. VZ1600

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    +1. And they are pretty nice. The price is right too. IIRC, this one cost me $26 with shipping.

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    It's mounted on my Mossy 500A. I also have one on my old Mossy 590. The spacer is a neoprene washer I had to use to adjust for snug fit/zero.