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Pistol Red Dots made in America?

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Maybe someone has already done the research?? :confused:

My next purchase will probably be a pistol red dot. I’m wondering about those made in the USA.

I own a Burris fast fire III, which it appears is made in the Philippines. I own a Vortex Venom and it appears its also made in the Philippines, with their other red dots made in China. I own a Eotech EXP rifle red dot that appears to be made here.

It appears the Leupold Deltapoint Pro is made here?? (Although they didn't have a mounting plate for an M&P C.O.R.E. when I bought mine)

Any other pistol red dots made here?

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You can check their site buy I think the Trijicon RMR is made in the USA.  It's pricey, but great quality and you're most likely gonna buy once and cry once.

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I see nothing on the package or SRO that says 'made in USA', except it does say the packaging is made in USA.  Also in couple of places on the box it comes in and the owner's manual it gives export warnings as well as American patents.  But I am pretty darn happy with my SRO placed on my 5" M&P pro.  Had a local 'smith cut the slide, the same depth as the rear sight; removed the rear sight totally.  I still consider these things cheating.🤠

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Trijicon to the best of my knowledge is definitely made in the USA...just about any budget option is gonna be of Chinese or similar origin.

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Dave, I'm close to investing in a red dot, the American made choices are limited.

I considered Holosun to save $100 or so over a Trijicon, but would rather support a US manufacturer.

I too have a FF3, mounted on my AR and a few budget ChiCom dots.

After researching and talking to folks, I'm willing to step up to a Leupold or Trijicon for my EDC (or a comp pistol)

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SRO w 2.5 dot.  Looked hard at the Holosun, and shot Romeo, DP, RMR, sighttmark.  Did not shoot Bushnell or Crimson Trace.   Quality and reputation of the Trijicon won out.  Really like the big window of the SRO as well.  It is a different world.

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