Docter Quicksight 5.0 VR
Docter is a well-known brand among red dot sight enthusiasts. Quicksight is a small, compact red dot sight, designed to be used on shotguns with ventilated rail up to 10 mm of width. It operates on a single CR2032 battery which is installed on top of the sight, behind the glass body.
Quicksight has a unique, flat design. It has a narrow window which is adapted to shotgun use – the device sits very low on a shotgun, just above the rail. This allows the user to have a great field of vision which makes it easier to quickly acquire targets. It is made from steel but weighs only 47 grams because of its small size. This is an enclosed red dot sight, which adds to its durability, makes it waterproof and fogproof – the user does not have to worry about internal fogging when it is cold. It is additionaly enhanced on the sides. Quicksight is ready for use immediately after mounting – there is no need for any shooting adjustment.
Quicksight‘s LED is – interestingly – positioned underneath the lens. There is no ON/OFF switch on the device. The sight is fully operational once battery is inserted – to reduce power consumption to minimum, you can either attach the provided protective cap to the device or place the shotgun somewhere where it is dark. The sight is parallax free and operates on no magnification.There is no blue or yellow tint – view through the window is very natural. The device features a 5 MOA dot.
Apparently, it is a contemporary trend to equip a shotgun with a red dot sight. Quicksight is definitely among the most compact red dot sights for shotguns (it is, for example, much smaller and lighter than Aimpoint S-1). If you are looking for a flat red dot that doesn’t protrude from the rib and thus have impact on the shotgun’s appearance, quicksight is the right choice.