IWI Masada Red Dot Options

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  1. Adam5

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    I'm looking at red dots for my IWI Masada 9mm that I'm getting tomorrow. This is primarily a range gun, and will probably rarely be carried, if at all. I want opinions and thoughts on these dot.

    Swampfox Kingslayer 220
    TruGlo TruTec 150
    Sig Romeo 1 280
    Burris Fastfire 3 230
    Sitemark mini shot 199
    Vortex Viper 250

    I'm trying to stay around 250 due to uncertainty with the company I work for being sold.
     
  2. Para-bellum

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    Well swampfox makes some some good dots. Durable at least. I wouldn’t want the Romeo one unless it’s the pro model. My buddy has had issues with both of his vortex viper and venom. I know nothing about the quality of the rest listed
     
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  3. grecco

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    I would recommend a Holosun or Burris FF3.
    I also upgraded the sights with co witness sights.
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  4. Para-bellum

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    My holosun 507k is fantastic. I didn’t mention them because it wasn’t listed.
     
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    I want a 507k.
     
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    Holosun for the win.
     
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    I love my 507k, I keep it on both my p10’s even the F. If my hellcat would fit one without a mod I’d do that too.
     
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  8. Pontoof

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    Please forgive my ignorance. Would a 507k fit on a P365XL?

    What do I measure to order the right optic for my gun?

    I know I like the bigger circle with small dot in the center. That's the extent of my knowledge on the subject. And would prefer metal base with glass lens as opposed to all polymer.

    What's up with the solar panel on top of these type sights. Like a Citizen ECO watch?

    I can see these things getting expensive.
     
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  9. Para-bellum

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    Nothing ignorant about asking brother. Yes they are a direct fit. The new version of the 507k was just released. I actually order my first one for the XL I have but ended up falling in love with the cz p10 series and my optics have ended up on them instead.

    For my hellcat I will be trying the swampfox sentinel and let everybody on here know if that’s another good option. I can’t stand to pay the price of a shield for the quality you get and the J-point....no way
     
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  10. Pontoof

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    Thanks Para-bellum. I see Optics Planet has "Holosun Sub-Compact HS507K-X2. If that's the one that'll fit my 365XL I'm gonna order it now.

    I have no experience with the CZ guns or Hellcat but both have a healthy fan-base. Wish I could shoot the CZ Shadow2 but I'm focused on carry guns. Lotsa love for the Hellcat.
     
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    I ended up ordering the Swampfox Kingslayer. Optics Planet had a deal that was too good to pass up. They had it on sale for $169.99 (normally $219.99) with free shipping, and I had $25.00 in store credit that I was able to apply to it. I received my shipping notification this afternoon, and UPS shows an ETA of Wednesday.
     
  12. Para-bellum

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    Please let us know how you like it. I’m very curious about the battery life on that one.

    You’ll like the optic. It’s built well and has a nice selection of dot choices. I find the circle dot best for 5-10 yards and the 2 moa better for anything further out. Watch sage optics review of it. It’s a little tank for sure.
     
  13. Willard

    Willard Who, me?

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    HS507k fits a P365XL perfectly.
     
  14. Pontoof

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    Thank you,Willard. Now all I have to do is "pre-order" one and wait 4-6 months(Optic Planet about $313 USD).

    In the mean time a better model with new features will come along. At a better price. Not whining. Just pessimistic.

    I have searched out every YouTube and article to conclude that the Holosun507K-X2 is the one I want;so will bite the old bullet and "pre-order".

    Is it worth it for me to "cry once" and get a Trijicon? IDK.
     
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  15. Para-bellum

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    Go to Sig talk, look on the thread “holosun 407/507k in stock” they update that pretty often. Also google “optic shack” I go both of mine from them when nobody else had any.
     
  16. Pontoof

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    Copy that,Para-bellum.
    I'm on it.
    Thanks again.
     
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