newbie to su16 need red dot options

Discussion in 'SU-16' started by su16jay, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. su16jay

    su16jay Member

    Nov 11, 2019
    hi everyone

    i just got a new to me SU16 B

    the iron sights are ....Meeehhh OK

    I'm looking for some suggestions for a red dot optic
    my POU is as follows
    -truck Gun
    -Forest gun
    -not planning on hunting anything with it
    -fun gun
    -inside of 100 yards (maybe well inside of 100)
    -beater gun
    -not an AR lol
    -10 round
    -light weight - most important
    -budget gun

    pics would also be helpful if possible
  2. mtn_chef

    mtn_chef Well-Known Member

    Mar 22, 2014
    nc mountains
    Bushnell TRS-25

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  3. Gooman18

    Gooman18 Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2017
    Mr mtn_chef makes a good recommendation with the TRS25. It's my favorite in its price range. I have half a dozen or so of the Bushnells from 22 up to 12 gauge and they've been great.

    Another option, depending on what you consider to be budget, would be a Primary Arms advanced micro dot or one of the Holosun dot. They can be had for about $150 and they're small, like the TRS25, but they have an insane battery life, 30-50,000 hours.
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  4. su16jay

    su16jay Member

    Nov 11, 2019

    Thank you !!
  5. stephanovich

    stephanovich Member

    Apr 16, 2019
    I recommend the ACSS Holosun; once I added the HM3X magnifier and a free float handguard it's no longer a 100yd gun. ACSS CQB, Paralow HS503G, Holosun.png
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  6. zaitcev

    zaitcev Well-Known Member

    Nov 6, 2007
    Depending on the application, a See-All could be an option. If you do not need to shoot a night (e.g. not a homestead defense weapon), then you can get a cheaper version without tritium. The advantage is, it's rather low, and so it permits a cheek weld.
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