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    Red Dot Sights for .460 or .500 Mag?

    Anyone got any recommendations of good quality red dot sights that will stand up to the recoil of these two beasts?

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    Not a one. Either of those two would be a torture test for about any 'other than stock' sight.
    I have seen recoil do nasty things to accessories on firearms. The Simmons scope that came on my 300 Win Mag turned into a baby rattle after 6 shots, a bipod mounted to the fore arm of my 15" Encore in 7-08 pulled the sling mount out in 3 shots.
    And it all happens in the blink of an eye
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    I use a Bushnell Red Dot on my K22.........at about $70, it is just right for me. BUT, with the severe recoil of the guns in the 460-500 class, you would definitely need something more substantial. I really don't have a clue, but would suggest a top quality unit. It will probably be in the $500- $600 range. You get what you pay for. Bob
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    I would go with a aim point.Your not going to get much magnification though if your eyes are not to good might try a scope like a leopold or burris in 2x7.You could also look into a holographic sight .Here is a you tube vid with a guy shooting one with the holgraphic sight
    50 caliber smith and wesson 500 magnum - YouTube


 

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