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#209230 - 11/24/20 10:43 AM sig Romeo 5 on a hangun
gunslingerdad
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Any of you guys running a sig romeo 5 on a handgun. i am currently running a burris fast fire 3 but this one without the high platform for the ar-15 co-witness sight might be low enough for handgun use.

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#209234 - 11/24/20 02:33 PM Re: sig Romeo 5 on a hangun [Re: gunslingerdad]
karl
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I had the Romeo with the built in solar charger on a 45-70 encore pistol. I used it hunting for one year and found that it didn't work well in the woods or shadows or with a dark background behind the deer or any time other then the middle of the day. Although it worked great at the range at 100 yards, I couldn't pick out the deer at any significant distance unless the background was high contrast and it was the middle of the day. I switched back to Leupold scopes.

The year I used it, I was trapped in the stand for nearly 2 hours watching an 8pt buck bleed to death with a broken leg 75 yards away through my binoculars. I couldn't make him out through the Romeo sight in the underbrush to finish him off and didn't want to climb down, scare him and send him running.

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#209240 - 11/24/20 09:30 PM Re: sig Romeo 5 on a hangun [Re: karl]
gunslingerdad
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good to know, thanks for sharing your experience
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