Trijicon RMR

Trijicon RMR

The Trijicon RMR is at home on handguns and tactical rifles and also makes an excellent optic for turkey hunters because of its rugged construction and light weight.

Miniaturized red-dot/reflex sights got their start in the hands of competition pistol shooters who wanted the speed and precision of a red dot, but were tired of mounting big, heavy tubes on their pistols. Tactical operators soon figured out that pairing a miniature reflex optic would allow them to use a long-range gun at short, CQB ranges in a pinch. The only catch was the sights were pretty delicate. But the concept proved so workable that Trijicon developed a ruggedized miniature reflex sight able to withstand the rigors of combat. While the RMR is an obvious choice for a short-barreled carbine, pistol, or sniper rifle, hunters should not overlook its abilities, especially turkey hunters. Chasing longbeards is a passion of mine, and long ago I strapped a red-dot sight on my turkey gun. It provided a more precise aiming point, important for a tight-shooting shotgun, and because red-dot optics are parallax free it eliminated most shooter-induced aiming errors. The shot patterns around that dot no matter where my head happens to be.

The RMR with a 4-MOA aiming dot is perfect. It weighs just 1.2 ounces and has a low profile that keeps your head down on the stock. Two models are available--one uses a battery-powered LED with an integral, self-adjusting rheostat, and the other uses fiber optic and tritium. Since the RMR is made of high-quality forged aluminum, is waterproof, and is mil-spec tough, even the most die-hard turkey hunter is unlikely to break it.



Recommended for You

Ammo

Introducing the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield

Joseph von Benedikt - April 12, 2012

  Smith & Wesson has just announced its new Shield handgun. It's an addition to the

Rifles

Yugoslavian M24/47 Mauser-Pattern Rifle

Joseph von Benedikt - May 13, 2019

These cheap postwar variants offer perhaps the best value on the vintage-Mauser market.

Ammo

Danger Tamed: Hornady DGX Bonded Hunting Ammo

Joseph von Benedikt - May 23, 2019

A half-century in the making, the new DGX Bonded is Hornady's best-ever dangerous-game bullet.

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Black Hills Evolution of Rifle Cartridge: .308 Win. 175 Gr. Match

David Fortier talks with Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition about the evolution of the .308 Win. 175 Gr. Match bullet.

Skills Drills: 3-Second Headshot

James Tarr runs through the 3-Second Headshot drill.

Springfield Armory Saint Victor

The SAINT' Victor Rifle delivers a lightweight and agile rifle solution while maintaining effectiveness at extended engagement distances.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Ammo

Get the Most Out of the .30-06

Joseph von Benedikt - April 01, 2019

Cutting-edge projectiles provide unprecedented performance in the venerable old workhorse, the...

Ammo

Danger Tamed: Hornady DGX Bonded Hunting Ammo

Joseph von Benedikt - May 23, 2019

A half-century in the making, the new DGX Bonded is Hornady's best-ever dangerous-game bullet.

Rifles

Yugoslavian M24/47 Mauser-Pattern Rifle

Joseph von Benedikt - May 13, 2019

These cheap postwar variants offer perhaps the best value on the vintage-Mauser market.

See More Stories

More Optics

Optics

XS Sights - F8 Night Sight

Jake Edmonson - December 04, 2018

XS Sights's newest high-visibility personal-defense sights feature a figure-eight, inline...

Optics

Burris Tri Modular Prism Riflescope

Jake Edmondson - September 17, 2018

The Tri Modular Prism Riflescopefrom Burris is a low-profile, 2.5-milliwatt aiming laser...

Optics

Axeon Absolute Zero - A Handy Sighting Device

Jake Edmondson - July 03, 2018

The new Absolute Zero sighting device from Axeon Optic Solutions, a subsidiary of Umarex,...

See More Optics

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×