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Q:I just bought this scope today and tried to install it on my AR-15 with Troy flip up sights and when I set it on my AR the sights line up with the bottom rings of the mount and i can not even see through my flip up sights. Any Ideas? I did purchase the one for a AR-15.. Is there any way from the factory the wrong mount was packaged?Asked on 9/22/2013 by 32 degree from pflugerville tx
Q:Does this come with the extra high mount so I can co-witness on my AR15? or will I have to buy separatelyAsked on 6/27/2013 by .45ACPUnlimited from Lakeville, MN
A:the 2 Strikefires i got had the AR15 mounts that gave perfect co-witness on the 2 AR's i mounted them onAnswered on 8/5/2013 by Dan the Man from Alabama ROLL TIDE!!
Q:I have a Mini 14 in a ATI Strikeforce stock.Which mounts would work best? AR or Hunting. Could anyone recomend a mount that would allow use of iron sights? ThanksAsked on 5/12/2012 by Anonymous
Q:will this mount on a sig556Asked on 6/16/2010 by david from ocala
A:It'll mount on an AR style flat top rifle.Answered on 7/29/2010 by Henry from Grand Rapids , Mi
A:this scope should be fine for the 556 sig the only thing is it would have to be mounted to the back of the rail, not as far forward as you can due to the area the shells are chucked out. "could get shell damage to scope".Answered on 9/15/2010 by DO2XS from Phoenix
Q:Where are Vortex products manufactured?Asked on 5/10/2010 by Anonymous
A:this model is made in China, have one on my AR. Under Bar code on back of box it is clearly marked.Answered on 12/15/2012 by Wedge from Danville, PA
A:Middleton Wisconsin which is connected to MadisonAnswered on 1/20/2011 by dewey from coloma, wi
Q:if mounted on an ar15 flat top will the scope co-witness with iron sights? a2 front, flip up rear?Asked on 4/18/2010 by patriot1 from flint,mi.
A:Per the Vortex Optics website:
"Puts scope's bore center 37 mm (1.46 inches) above the base height. Commonly used for mounting with a Flat Top AR15, providing absolute co-witness. Mounting ring fits Weaver or Picatinny style base."
www.vortexoptics.com/product/vortex-strikefire-red-dot-scope-for-ar15Answered on 4/25/2010 by Bob from Wisconsin
A:depends if the optic rides low you might have to get a half inch riser for it..Answered on 4/24/2010 by johnnyz from chitown
Q:how do switch from red to green dot?Asked on 11/29/2009 by left wing killer from n y
A:Pushing the power button turns the red dot on. If you push the power button again, it switches from red to green. Hitting the power button a third time turns the dot off completely.Answered on 12/4/2009 by Ruger Fan from Peoria,IL
Q:What is the battery life?Asked on 10/26/2009 by Anonymous
A:According to their website it's 2000 hours, here are the other full specs.
Red or Green light option lets you switch colors and adjust dot intensity (diameter of 4 MOA)
Unlimited eye relief allows for quick target acquisition
Parallax free past 50 yards
Optical 2x doubler provides for more detailed viewing
Waterproof and fog proof with nitrogen purging for reliable work in harsh weather
Shockproof with rugged one-piece 30 mm aluminum alloy tube
High recoil caliber rating - tested with .375 H&H Magnum for 1000 rounds
Battery life of 2000 hours
Auto shut-off after 2 hours
Package Contents:Vortex StrikeFire Red Dot Rifle Scope SFRD AR-15
Flip-up lens caps
CR2 batteryAnswered on 1/25/2010 by Mike from Memphis, Tn
Q:I have a Ruger mini-41 old version (i.e., not tapped for scope mounts).
Is there a mount system available?Asked on 9/29/2009 by Jeff from Baradenton, FL
A:Yes there is. It is a side mount that replaces the flat metal plate on the off side (opposite side of the bolt handle) of the receiver. Gander DOES carry this mount which accepts standard weaver type rings.Answered on 10/19/2009 by dragon5126 from Milwaukee, WI
Q:I own a Remington 597 and interested in the Vortex Strikefire 1/AR mounts... My questions is will this Red-dot fit my weapon? If not what in addition will I need?Asked on 9/15/2009 by Tom from Winchester, VA
A:Yes it will, however you will have to use different rings.Answered on 10/19/2009 by dragon5126 from Milwaukee,WI