The Top 5 Handgun Scopes Reviewed

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You may think that scopes are only for rifles and they are unnecessary on pistols, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Handgun scopes are important for anyone who wants to be accurate with a pistol. They are proven to increase accuracy and make for a more enjoyable shooting experience. Whether you are shooting targets or hunting, these scopes will serve you and your trusty handgun well.

Here are the top 5 handgun scopes:

The Best Handgun Scopes

1. Vortex Optics Venom Red Dot Sight

Vortex Optics Venom Red Dot Sight - 3 MOA Dot
585 Reviews
Vortex Optics Venom Red Dot Sight - 3 MOA Dot
  • The Venom Red Dot Sight-3 MOA promotes rapid target acquistion while providing a precise point of aim; getting shots down range and on target fast. The Venom's aluminum housing ensures this unit will stand up to whatever you throw at it.
  • High quality, fully multi-coated lenses offer a clean, wide field of view. Power and dot intensity controls are conveniently located on the left side of the sight to choose between 10 brightness levels.
  • The Venom also has an auto-brightness mode that uses an ambient light sensor to control dot intensity if the shooter prefers.
  • 1 MOA windage and elevation adjustments are super sleek and make sighting in a breeze. The top load system makes chaging the CR1632 battery a breeze, as you will not have to remove your sight to change the power source.
  • The Venom Red Dot will fit well on your rifle or shotgun giving you optimal flexibility.

2. Burris Fastfire III with Picatinny Mount

Burris 300234 Fastfire III with Picatinny Mount 3 MOA Sight (Black)
1,046 Reviews
Burris 300234 Fastfire III with Picatinny Mount 3 MOA Sight (Black)
  • Made using the highest quality materials
  • Tested for complete quality and reliability
  • 3 MOA Dot Reticle
  • Tool-less wind age and elevation adjustments
  • Top of sight battery access

3. Weaver Classic Silver Handgun Scope

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Weaver Classic Silver Handgun Scope (2x28 with Dual-X Reticle)
34 Reviews
Weaver Classic Silver Handgun Scope (2x28 with Dual-X Reticle)
  • Made of the highest quality materials
  • Hunting scopes pistols
  • Another quality Bushnell product
  • Fully multi-coated lenses for optimum edge-to-edge clarity
  • Nitrogen purged tubes to eliminate internal fogging

4. Feyachi Reflex Sight

Feyachi Reflex Sight - Adjustable Reticle (4 Styles) Both Red and Green in one Sight!
  • Reticle allows for 4 different styles. Dot, Circle/Dot, Crosshair/Dot, Crosshair/Circle/Dot combinations. All in one sight!
  • A 33mm lens provides quick target acquisition. Wide field of view to maintain situational awareness.
  • Very sturdy and secure rail mounting system. Will not come loose, made to last.
  • Parallax corrected & unlimited eye-relief, where the dot goes, so does the bullet!
  • Ultralight, waterproof and shockproof - Powered one 3V lithium battery (included).

5. Hammers Elite Compact Scope

Hammers Elite Compact Lightweight Handgun Revolver Pistol Scope 2X20 w/ weaver Rings
17 Reviews
Hammers Elite Compact Lightweight Handgun Revolver Pistol Scope 2X20 w/ weaver Rings
  • Compact and lightweight streamlined low profile design
  • Multi-coated premium quality optics
  • Waterproof, Shockproof and fogproof
  • Long eye relief for target pistol shooting and hunting use
  • Include mounting rings for weaver rail

Handgun Scope Demonstration Video

If you are not convinced that you need a scope on your pistol, check out this video of someone using a scoped .44 magnum revolver:

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