Am glad you got yours quickly. That's very cool!Glad I ordered mine fast...
This is arriving tomorrow so we'll see how it works.Let me know what riser you end up getting I ordered the dragonfly for my saint victor as well
I have the AT3 RDS with that riser on my Saint Victor Pistol. I've been happy with it. That is a solid riser for a good price.This is arriving tomorrow so we'll see how it works.
It’s definitely something you have to get used to. I’ve spent a lot of time when sitting around and every time I take my gun on and off lifting it up to position to see the dot. Most of the time I can pick it up without much maneuvering. The more time, the better I get. I also focus on the target as opposed to focusing on the sights to get them lined up. And because I’m left eye dominant and shoot right handed, I can keep both eyes open. Personally, I’m liking it the more I practice with it...I received my wasp today. It’s nice but I don’t think optics on pistal are for me. It’s going to take a whole lotta training and I am pretty set in my ways. It was like I was chasing a squirrel around looking for the dot, when my memory is set on my front sight.
It’s very nice just not for an old man like me.
I finally got mine, 40 days back ordered, then FedEx screw the pooch it took them 18 days to get it from Illinois to Florida (could have walked it faster).Just ordered the wasp.....hope the shipping is fedex all the way to my door.....USPS always F up my package delivery's.
It would be perfect for me, because I can't see my front sight due to aging eyes.I received my wasp today. It’s nice but I don’t think optics on pistal are for me. It’s going to take a whole lotta training and I am pretty set in my ways. It was like I was chasing a squirrel around looking for the dot, when my memory is set on my front sight.
It’s very nice just not for an old man like me.
Maybe this would work?Mounted the Dragonfly on Saint Victor Pistol. It sits fairly low and may need a riser. Any clean looking recommendations?
Nice set up!If they were machined to the RMR footprint I would order 4 tomorrow.
When I decided to try the optics I bought a complete slide assembly. had it milled for the RMR had the front sight milled off and no rears installed.
I didnt want to have to unlearn 50 years of iron sight shooting while trying to learn the dot & presentation.
Best move I could have made.
Any one that has a setup already and having troubles because of front sight focus/distraction I would recommend pushing the front sight off and trying again. Get rid of the rear sight as well if you can.
This is the pistol I cobbled together to learn the dot on and as you can see its sleek & clean, distraction free.
Fine shooter as well.
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Make your own? Find a piece of aluminum stock the thickness/gauge you need from home improvement or hardware store. (Use larger piece than needed usually makes it easier to work on.) Transfer, scribe out the lines using what parts you have as patterns, drill holes, cut out and file to shape? Can use aluminum foil or paper as a transfer template/pattern too. Tedious, but doable with common hand tools.While I'm glad for you folks who managed to purchase the Hex Wasp for your Hellcat and are pleased with it, try doing it now. Both the Springfield and Hex websites are "Out of Stock" on the Wasp, with no advisory on when it may be available again. I spent quite some time searching the Internet for an adapter plate to put the Vortex Venom sight I already have on the Hellcat, finally finding one. A mounting plate is nothing more than a thin piece of steel or aluminum with some threaded holes in it, right? Can anyone tell me what makes it so special that someone can be justified in charging $54.00 for it?
A mounting plate is nothing more than a thin piece of steel or aluminum with some threaded holes in it, right? Can anyone tell me what makes it so special that someone can be justified in charging $54.00 for it?
"EDIT: my apologies guys I completely lost sight of the fact that this is a thread about the Hex optics. "The test pistol above led to what i actually wanted.
I learned this...
1. No adapter plate, direct mount in the slide. Slung low is best.
2. Farther back on the slide is best. If you must have rear Irons mill the dovetail ahead of the optic instead of behind it.
3. Bushing style compensators are not very efficient as gas comps but the 2 oz chunk of steel out on the end helps alot but tends to make you dip in between shots.
From beavertail to muzzle its 10 1/2 inches and weighs 50 ozs
My neighbor lady shoots it, loves it. Shes 88 and weighs 120 lbs lol
Based on the above I started on my Springfield project with a NIB/NOS V16
Born April 2000 so it was 20 when I started on it.
Took 9 months to complete
Every aspect was touched in some way internally & externally.
Smith & Alexander 1 piece magwell blended & scalloped.
RMRcc and associated milling
Every piece inside is polished and stroked and looks like a mirror
3.5 lb avg trigger pull
Reverse crowned barrel with matching reverse crowned spring plug.
.45 ACP to .45 Super with a simple recoil spring change
The list is long lol
Most of you guys seen it a hundred times prolly but I cant help it.
Im still enamored with it so here it is... again
EDIT: my apologies guys I completely lost sight of the fact that this is a thread about the Hex optics.
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