Dirty Bird TV – Crimson Trace HRO

Crimson Trace has built a solid reputation over the decades, offering firearms owners rock-solid, reliable laser aiming options for firearms. However, today more and more shooters are discovering their impressive full line of red dot and rifle scopes.

The Crimson Trace HRO (Heavy Recoil Optic) asserts itself as a resilient and robust optic designed to withstand substantial impact. Notably, it not only prioritizes durability but also offers a visually appealing aesthetic, complementing firearms such as the AR-10 and tactical shotguns particularly well. Rigorous testing on several high-recoil firearms substantiates its capability to function flawlessly even under demanding circumstances.

Crimson Trace HRO Heavy Recoil Red Dot


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Installation of the Crimson Trace HRO is straightforward, as it mounts seamlessly to any Picatinny rail, negating the need for additional mounting purchases. Furthermore, it features a user-friendly battery replacement process and boasts an impressive 50,000-hour runtime, ensuring longevity through years of utilization. The optic harbors an enclosed LED-based reticle, providing an adjustable 2 MOA dot and accommodating various lighting conditions with its 12 brightness settings. Constructed from aircraft aluminum and rated IPX7 for waterproofing, the HRO epitomizes sturdiness in design. Additionally, its manual on/off functionality, automatic shutoff, and an innovative motion sensor to activate the optic further enhance its operational efficiency.

Check out our video below where James from Dirty Bird Industries has put together a solid review of the Crimson Trace HRO. He digs into all the details you need to know about this tough optic.

Features of the Heavy Recoil Optic:

  • Durable construction – 6061 Series Aerospace Aluminum housing, a recessed window prevents lens damage, and an innovative top strap design to deflect force in the event the optic is dropped
  • CT MOTION Sensor – Instantly activates the optic when movement is detected
  • Automatic Shutoff – Deactivates the optic after 8 hours of inactivity
  • 2 MOA reticle with 12 brightness levels
  • Full co-witness height for use with iron sights

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