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red dot, green dot scope

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by billy b, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. billy b

    billy b

    Jan 29, 2009
    i recently bought a sightmark holographic sight. it,s small thats why i put it on my 22/45 ruger lite. heres the strange part. once i take it out in the cold, the green no longer works. red still works but green does not. let it warm back up & green can be seen again. did some reading & that is common with green lasers, they don't like the cold, even green laser pointers don't work as well in the cold.
  2. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

    Oct 8, 2001
    Middle of SC

    Gonna have to check this out with my Vortex Strikefire.

  3. billy b

    billy b

    Jan 29, 2009
    had sight out again. green sights slowly fade away as it gets cold. to those that have a better red- green holographic sight does this happen to yours. cold doesn't affect red.
  4. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

    Jan 20, 2004
    Alaska, again (for now)
    Low quality green lasers and red dots often do this.

    Has to do with how the beam is turned into green.

    Keep it warm, it will work. And use good batteries.