Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

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Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by SPEEDY » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:15 am

Can you use an aimpoint or other reflex type sight on a shotgun when wing shooting for ducks in VIC?

Not interested in ethics, just the regs.


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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by deerhunter338mag » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:35 am

Can't see why not. Be a great shot if you hit one in flight.
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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by mchughcb » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:47 am

As long as its 12 bore or less and has 2 barrels or less knock yourself out.

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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by SPEEDY » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:51 am

I might give it a go then next year then.

I was playing around with it on the rifle from the verandah tracking Maggie's and Cocky's and it was so easy to work out the lead with it.
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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by mchughcb » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:34 am

My work colleague couldn't hit much until he tried my bbf with the red dot and hit 12 in a row so it helps some people for sure.

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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by Oscar » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:15 pm

They work as I have used them on my drilling but personally prefer pins. That said, I suggest using minimum 4 Moa or the new aimpoint shotgun sight in a 6 Moa dot.

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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by mchughcb » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:52 pm

Just turn the brightness up on the 2 moA if you want a bigger dot.

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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by stokesrj » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:13 pm

Same here, I have red dots sights with 2 moa 3.5 MOA, 4 MOA and 6 MOA dots. I just turn the brightness up on the 2MOA and it is as big as a 6 MOA on standard brightness. This way I can still choose a fine dot when conditions warrant it.
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Re: Hey VIC buds, red dots for ducks?

Post by SPEEDY » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:51 pm

I noticed that on the highest setting that 2moa is too bright for me, about 7-8 and it's perfect for tracking birds.
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