TFB REVIEW: The Trijicon RMR HD Red Dot Sight

I have carried a GLOCK 45 MOS every day for over a year in an inside the waistband holster. Equipped with a Surefire 300 Ultra and a Trijicon RMR, this is my perfect EDC gun for almost every situation.  But I didn’t fully appreciate the power of a slide-mounted red dot until I attended a basic two-day optics training class. We’ll talk more about the training in a bit, but my gun with the RMR was the only one that didn’t suffer from sort of optic failure during the drills. Now, officially announced last month, the Trijicon RMR HD adds features and functionality – including a forward facing light sensor – to an already bulletproof optic system for pistols. Let’s take a look.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Learning to Carry With Pistol Optics

Carrying a concealed firearm with a red dot for the first time can be a strange feeling. Depending on the person, it can be beneficial for aging eyesight or for having fluid transitions between targets where it might otherwise take longer. I will be the first to admit that I’ve struggled to adjust from iron sights to the 21st century with a slide-mounted optic. There are a few different things to help you adjust over time and I’ll break down the various dot sizes for the newbies in the group who may not know what’s best for certain guns. Let’s dive into the world of pistol optics.

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