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Does anybody have hi viz sights "installed" on their shotgun? If so, how do you like it? Does it make a difference? They're not very expensive and was wondering if it's something that's worth getting? Thanks
 

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While I might be an exception because I'm such a BAD shot, I don't like the high-vis sites. Whenever a site becomes too prominent on the end of my barrel I catch myself 'aiming' versus just 'feeling' the shot. On occasion I hunt with a Mossberg 835 with a 24" barrel and iron sites (turkey gun). I shoot worse with this gun that I do ANY other and I know it is because of that site. As long as I can see and feel the end of my barrel, I can shoot.

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Another ditto for the comments above. If your shotgun fits and hits where you point it, you don't need a bead at all. The HiViz is great if you are a turkey hunter, but not for wingshooting IMHO.
 

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I put one on all my guns. Really helps me work on my lead and gives a great reference point to how far out in front I am when I pull the trigger. I have the one that has several different color inserts. When your eye gets used to one color I switch colors. I find it helps the most in lower light sitiuations which are usally closer shots. Seems like a lazer dot is being projected at that duck. They are inexpensive and worth a try. If you don't like it you only out $10-$15 bucks. By them on Ebay and save a ton more even with shipping. I like the one that sticks on your rib with a magnet.

Good luck!
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I've got a tru-glo on mine that has the interchangeable colors and I really like it. After a few hunts I usually switch to a different color and I feel that since getting the site, I have become better at lining up the shot and hitting the target, especially in low light conditions. I'd give it a try. It works for some but not for others.
 

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I put one on all my guns. Really helps me work on my lead and gives a great reference point to how far out in front I am when I pull the trigger. I have the one that has several different color inserts. When your eye gets used to one color I switch colors. I find it helps the most in lower light sitiuations which are usally closer shots. Seems like a lazer dot is being projected at that duck. They are inexpensive and worth a try. If you don't like it you only out $10-$15 bucks. By them on Ebay and save a ton more even with shipping. I like the one that sticks on your rib with a magnet.

Good luck!
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I asked the same question to a shooter on the olympic team. I said that if you are looking at the sight then you are going to miss. He said---look kid try it, if it doesnt work you are out 10 dollars. I have one on all my guns and hate shooting with out it. In comparison to the money spent on other things for duck hunting I will gladly fork out the ten dollars for the chance to hit more ducks. :thumbsup:
 

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Bud said:
Another ditto for the comments above. If your shotgun fits and hits where you point it, you don't need a bead at all. The HiViz is great if you are a turkey hunter, but not for wingshooting IMHO.
THANK YOU.

You do not need Hi Viz sites unless you are killing birds that are sitting still and not flying.

When I first began wingshooting, black electric tape was placed in the bead of my gun.

Head on the stock, eye on the bird and nothing else.
 
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