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Old 04-20-2008, 2:54 PM
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Question Optics for S&W .460 ??

Has anyone used a red dot on a Smith .460 magnum?? Something that the recoil won't break??

Any recommendations ??
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Old 04-20-2008, 3:15 PM
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Just messing around once, I put an Aimpoint Comp M2 on my 500SW for about 100 rounds. It held zero fine, but I took it off since it's not a magnifying optic, and the irons are fine with that gun, since it shoots so flat for such a distance. Plus, the X-Frames are so huge anyway.
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Old 04-20-2008, 11:32 PM
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I'd stick with the Aimpoint too if I were you. That and the .460 barely has any recoil due to the compensator. My 5" model has no more recoil than the 4" 29 I had shooting fairly light .44 magnum. It's the darn muzzle blast that will kill the optic.
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Old 04-21-2008, 6:46 AM
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+1 on the aimpoint. They have a new Micro sight i beleive, that may be worth a look.
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Old 04-21-2008, 1:28 PM
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Over at www.smith-wessonforum.com, the Ultradot is popular on the big bore revolvers. If you've got an account there, go search on ultradot and see what people say.
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