Vortex Viper vs. Nikon P223 Riflescope. Shots were still 6 - 8 inches low but were more centered. The installation was straightforward and very simple. MOA is minutes of angle, it is a reference of size in relation to distance. It appears the cross cuts in the Ruger rail are not deep enough causing the bottom of the sight mount to not sit flat before tightening down. It is fantastic and much better than their Viper sight too. In general its appearance seems quite familiar to most other mini red dot sights but there are a few things that set it apart as one of the best red dot scopes in the market. Thread Tools. Like most products, the Venom Red Dot also has its downsides. from OH, United States I'm too angry !!! If the dot is fuzzy it's not the red dot that is the issue it's your eyes. made another full turn adjustment up and still 6 - 8 inches low... so I turned it all the way to the top and still 6 - 8 inches low.. switch back to iron sights and dead on. Replaced the battery with a new battery, and it turned on the first time, mounted on my pistol, and it wouldn't turn on. I took my time ,,,was patient,,,after 45 minuets I was just happy to get it to do ANYTHING. Gone are the days of squinting to obtain the perfect focus on your iron sight while the target becomes blurry. Thread Tools. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Made a full turn up and 1/2 turn to the right. 6 moa dot is easy to see in bright sun. Holiday Returns, eligible orders placed through December 24, 2020 benefit from an extended Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Vortex Optics Venom Red Dot Sight - 3 MOA Dot, See all details for Vortex Optics Venom Red Dot Sight - 3 MOA Dot, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The Vortex Venom offers a tiny reflex sight that can come either in 6 or 3 MOA dot styles. The Vortex Venom has been my jumping off point into the red dot pistol sight world. If it fails after I get it, not sure what my options may be. I shot about 100 rounds during the competition and the zero held perfectly. easyflyer65, We want to ensure that making a return is as easy as possible! Really Vortex?? G19 MOA Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers/Lights' started by Radonkulus, Apr 10, 2016. Fax: +1-866-534-3097 Fair warning to ALL,,,,do NOT buy this product !!!! Let’s take a look at both of them and see which one stands out, or if both stand out equally. Joined: Jan 23, 2016 Free Value Shipping Anyways, I installed it on my Desert Eagle .357 pistol with no problems and began shooting. I was amazed my self at the accuracy and consistency of this targeting system. She asked for my name and address and 2 days later the screws arrived in an envelope free of charge. Before sending your Vortex product in for warranty service, please review the following customer concerns. Only time will tell if the Venom will hold zero. The battery is too big for the compartment and was impossible to thread the cap on without cross-threading. Personally I prefer a simple red reticle red dot, Vortex Venom is available in red reticle at either 6 or 3 MOA. 8 Posts . Joined: Aug 5, 2015. 1,874 global ratings | 825 global reviews. Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2017. At first, we see that the Venom red dot comes in a variety of designs – therefore, giving us more options to choose from.It is also suitable for long guns in extreme weather situations, being perfect for “rainy days” or environment where it is exposed to fair amounts of shock. Reviewed in the United States on June 10, 2018. I put probably 400 rounds through the gun on the first day using it. I say “for the money” because honestly if I could have a $1k Vortex Viper scope or a $5k S&B as a gift, yes, I would be all over that Schmidt! Considering the box shows the sight on a pistol 25+ yards is pretty far out. G17 Vortex Venom Mount Problems. My mistake !!! So far everything about it has been positive, although there was, and still is a learning curve. Having watched vids on this item,,, i thought I new what I was in for. For me, the trade off is worth it for now. The Vortex Venom red dot sight arrived well packed and labeled with great instructions, tools, cleaning cloth, cover and a decent rail mount. They both have waterproof, shockproof construction. I mounted it on my Glock 40 GEN4 MOS and its sublime! Turned it back on and it shut off after a couple of rounds. Hence, Vortex Venom is more versatile, able to deal with more extreme conditions. Pros. Vortex Venom Problems ? The GOOD: THis is the best combination between price and accuracy. Maybe I just have a bad sight as I've read a bunch of reviews that love this sight, however Vortex said there is absolutely nothing wrong with it and it had full travel up and down. A quick look into the issues I am having with the slide cut and optic for my glock 19 and the solutions. Email: sales@opticsplanet.com, 9AM-7PM CST Mon-Fri on most orders over $49 to the contiguous 48 states, DC and to all U.S. Military APO/FPO/DPO addresses. Thanks to www.bensound.com Have mounted on a Walther Q5 Match and works great. Shop now and get We'll even cover the cost of return shipping. I also noticed the viewing screen is not as large vertically as other compact red dot sights, sometimes making it difficult to find the dot when shooting fast. But the main difference lies in battery compartment location. 9AM-5PM CST Sat Nope, I've got a G41 MOS with standard sights. The boresight process was very simple and it holds boresight perfectly. It works,,,but the cover won't "seat" all the way flush with the unit. took the optic back and had it roughly a week. I don't know what the coating is, but it's apparently very tough. Vortex Optics Problem? So Vortex Venom comes with a total elevation range of 130 MOA and a total windage range of 100 MOA. Reviewed in the United States on January 15, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on September 6, 2018, Mounted the red dot to my Mark IV. IN SUMMARY: Would I buy this sight again? Called to tell me they found no issues with the sight at all. I've never had to "re-zero" them. However, the difference in size makes the Viper a harder model to change batteries. Vortex produces a wide range of quality sights including red dot, reflex, and holographic units. I ordered a replacement as soon as I got the battery in because the cover will not last another battery exchange. Please check your email for confirmation message, Vortex Red Dot Sights & Accessories Reviews, Vortex Venom 1x26.5mm Red Dot Sight Reviews, You said this review was not helpful. JohnJak. At 25 yards with a zero magnification the red dot takes up most of the target. The problem with the Venom is that it is complicate to switch between automatic brightness mode and manual mode. Needless to say that the Glock 17 MOS with the Vortex Venom is my favorite firearm for plate shoot competition and I am going to try it for USPSA next time. The product measures 1.9 inches and weighs 1.1 ounces. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 20, 2019. Went to the range and the iron sights were dead on from 15 yards out. Vortex Venom is an entry-mid mini red dot sight under $250 which can be used on both handguns and long guns. I taught myself Handgun operation using iron sights shipped with the Pistol.. Out of the box sights usually, do not include a night capability. Rifle Scope, Vortex. I must say,,,customer service was ok,,,they are aware of the issue and offered to replace it. Any day!!! if you get contact lenses it will help and your dot will work perfect, glasses don't really help too much unless they are corrective lenses for astigmatism. told me that 15 yards out was too close and that I needed to push the target out to 25+ yards to get accurate shots with this sight. Not only I won the competition but did it undefeated and I owe it all to this red dot. Again with no magnification on the sight and being told by the Vortex people to push the target out 25+ yards this sight is pointless at that range. I have two of these on on 9mm hand guns. Messages: 11 Likes Received: 2. The Vortex Venom is a Without going too deep into the Viper review or the one for Venom, here are their qualities – including similarities and differences – at a glance. return deadline (January 15, 2021 or 30 days after receipt of your order - whichever is later). It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Below are its Pros and Cons. In conclusion, the Vortex Venom would make a good $99 sight, but for the money I would pass and look at other brands out there. The Vortex Venom red dot sight arrived well packed and labeled with great instructions, tools, cleaning cloth, cover and a decent rail mount. I mention that because I couldnt duck and cover or conveniently and quickly protect my handgun Vortex Venom red dot optic and had to endure it. Horrible experience !!! For sure they help you understand if a red dot sight is right for you. Lately Im having more gun related problems than Carter had liver pills. Radonkulus. 5 (100%) 1 vote . Fired about 90 rounds on a Springfield XDM when dot shut off. The Vortex Venom red dot sight arrived well packed and labeled with great instructions, tools, cleaning cloth, cover and a decent rail mount. Reviewed in the United States on September 22, 2017. I never shot using a red dot before so I took it to the range and used about 100 rounds to zero it first at 7 then 15 and finally at 25 yards. I'm really happy I went with the smaller dot. Written on March 21, 2016. You bet! With our Hassle-Free Extended This page works best with JavaScript. Anyone else have issues with a vortex venom holding zero? 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