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StrikeFire II Red Dot

4 MOA Red/Green Dot

Lower 1/3 Co-Witness Cantilever Mount

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SKU: SF-RG-501
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MSRP: $239.99
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StrikeFire II Red Dot is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 306.
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Strikefire II Red Dot

When situations demand split-second target acquisition and maximum field of view, mount up the StrikeFire II and shoot—both eyes open. Feature-rich, versatile and reliable, the StrikeFire II is a great choice for shooters who want a quality red dot sight, but don’t want to break the bank. Features sleek rear-facing controls for power on/off and easy adjustment of ten dot intensity levels—lowest two settings are night-vision compatible. Automatically returns to the last dot intensity used when powered up. The 30mm aluminum alloy chassis provides extra-high recoil rating and is waterproof and fogproof. Strike fast!

Note
The lower 1/3 co-witness cantilever mount model is ideal for AR platforms, positioning the optic bore center 40 mm above the base surface.

Dual use for Shooting Tactical / Hunting


VIP Warranty Nitrogen Purged Waterproof
Magnification1 x
Objective Lens Diameter30 mm
Eye ReliefUnlimited
Adjustment Graduation1/2 MOA
Travel per Rotation25 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment100 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment100 MOA
Parallax SettingParallax Free
Length5.6 inches
Weight7.2 ounces
Product Manual (PDF)Download
Included in the Box
  • Cantilever ring mount
  • T-15 Torx Wrench
  • CR2 battery
  • Flip Cap optic covers

Optical Features

Fully Multi-Coated Multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces increase light transmission.
Red/Green Dot Allows shooters a choice of dot color.
Brightness Settings 10 Levels
Parallax Free All red dot and holographic sights will exhibit some small amount of parallax. Matching current industry practice, this small amount would be considered “parallax free” and will make a negligible difference in the StrikeFire II's performance.

Construction Features

Single-Piece Chassis Compact and lightweight.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating for reliable performance in all environments.
Fogproof Nitrogen gas purging delivers fogproof, waterproof performance.
Shockproof Rugged construction withstands recoil and impact.
Hard Anodized Finish Highly durable low-glare matte finish.
Operating Temperature Rated from -22 degrees to +140 degrees Fahrenheit.

Convenience Features

Cantilever Ring Mount Puts the optic bore center 40 mm above the base, providing lower 1/3 co-witness with iron sights on flat top AR-15 rifles.
Unlimited Eye Relief Non-critical eye relief for rapid target acquisition.
Adjustable Dot Intensity Provides ten variable illumination settings—the lowest two settings are night-vision compatible.
Battery Life 12-hour auto-shutdown feature maximizes battery life. Typical battery life is 300 hours at maximum brightness and 6,000 hours at minimum brightness setting.
Magnification1 x
Objective Lens Diameter30 mm
Eye ReliefUnlimited
Adjustment Graduation1/2 MOA
Travel per Rotation25 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment100 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment100 MOA
Parallax SettingParallax Free
Length5.6 inches
Weight7.2 ounces
Product Manual (PDF)Download

StrikeFire II Dimensions

Dimensions measured in inches.

Red/Green Dot

The 4 MOA red/green dot is ideal for situations that demand split-second target acquisition. Choose among ten variable illumination settings—the lowest two settings are night-vision compatible.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for the money I bought this optic about 2 years ago. The first thing I noticed was how high it mounts above the rail. When bring the rifle to firing position, cheek against the stock line of sight alignment is spot on. From looking at it mounted on the rifle it does look to be sitting high but it doesn’t interfere with performance. Since then I have but over 1000 rounds through my rifle and the sight has stayed true since. Of course I remove it to clean and once reinstalled recalibrate the sight but it has remained reliable. Still haven’t changed to battery. Optics remains bright and clean with no distortion to clarity. Thank you Vortex for putting out another great product.
Date published: 2018-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome product with a great price I bought this for my wife's rifle. Fantastic red/green dot. I love how it comes with a magnifier, easy to install and remove. My only negative is it is quite tough to get the optic caps to close. I understand it's to keep moisture and debris out but I feel I'm going to lose zero for how much effort it takes to close them. Not sure if it's a defect or if they are supposed to be that tough. Overall, fantastic product, you could easily spend triple the price, but why would you when this product performs as well if not better than the higher priced brands. Along with the VIP warrenty, Vortex products are very hard to beat.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Only Red Dot I Will Buy I bought my Strikefire 2 nearly a year ago to use on my AR as a defense setup. It was easy to zero and has very precise adjustments. Powering on is easy and instant. The brightness settings are simple to adjust and very helpful to quickly dim the dot in low light. Both red and green are very bright. The glass is clear and easy to protect thanks to the quality flip up lens covers that are included. I keep my AR fixed in my trunk next to a plate carrier and I have no doubt that this sight will work when I need it to. All this combined with the warranty vortex offers and the price makes me wonder why anyone would choose another brand.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first REAL red dot I have purchased 3 cheap ( 25 dollars or under) red dots from the internet. The old saying is true. You get what you pay for. What was I thinking? This thing could save my life or someone's else's and I went cheap on the sight system. I did a lot of research and decided to purchase a Strikefire II. Very happy with my purchase. A world of difference between the cheapo red dots and my quality Vortex red dot. It has the features I wanted, easy to mount and east to use. I would recommend this red dot and will buy from Vortex again in the future. The best feature could be Vortexes warranty. If you don't know about the warranty you need to research it.
Date published: 2018-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A high quality red dot I put the Strikefire on one of my ARs. It was very simple to install. I chose the red/green version just to have a different light if needed. Vortex suggest using a 50 yard line to set zero, but I used a 100 yard zero. The first 5 shots were outside the red. After dialing it in, the next 45 shots were in the red.I would've shot more, but ran out of time. My eyes did pick up the green dot much better than the red dot. For the price and quality of what the Strikefire is, I'm not sure if there is a better red dot out there. I will continue buying Vortex products
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it After being pleased with my own Strikefire II red dot on my M4 clone, i chose to equip my organization's raffle AR with one. The height is perfect. Its easy to pick up your target. The multiple illumination levels are great. Easy to set up and easy to use. And quite frankly, it reminds me of what i carried in the Army. Vortex is a great supporter of veterans and we thank them for that. Jon Skubis is a great guy to work with and understands customer service as it should be. Keep up the great work guys!
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for wild boar driven hunts !!! I have this Vortex red dot installed on a Ruger American 30.06 and also a Mossberg 500 12 ga. I live in Basque Country,Spain.We hunt wild boar with dogs in areas with dense vegetation and it is neccessary to use a high quality red dot to shoot as fast as posible. It resists rain,shock and abuse.You can see the red dot even in sunny days.Good idea to hace the auto switch ofg after six hours.Never any problemas.
Date published: 2018-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strikefire II Pros - Everything!!!! This red dot does exactly what it is suppose to do. Bottom line. The glass clarity is great. The dot is a dot.....not some obscure figure. Built like a tank. Cons - The only real con, which really isnt a con is the mount. The mount is as solid as it gets but.....I wish it came with or the option for a QD mount. I did end up buying the Burris QD mount for it. And to my surprise, its the same exact mount. Except it is machined for the QD. Now I see why there was never a QD kit to convert.
Date published: 2017-06-15
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What battery does this use?

Asked by: Potentialcustomer
That uses a CR2 battery!
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-12-10

Will the Riton RT-R mod 3 magnifier work on this?

Asked by: Blake
Thanks for the question! As long as it is at the lower 1/3 co-witness height it should work just fine!
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-26

Which do you recommend for JR Carbines? SPARC 2 or Strikefire 2? If it's either one...Which one would be the better choice? If it's the Strikefire 2...Will the Cantilever Mount allow for proper sighting?

Asked by: Woodhead
It really depends on what you're specifically using that carbine for. Could you give us a call at 800-426-0048 Ext. 5 so we can make sure we recommend the best optic for your applications? Thanks!
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-26

Will this the Strikefire II mount to a Weaver rail on a Benelli Nova Tactical?  Or can you suggest an appropriate rail. Thank you

Asked by: Malli6207
Yes, that will mount to a weaver rail! If it's on that Benelli Nova, you will want to call our customer care at 800-426-0048 Ext. 6 to swap out that cantilever mount for a medium tactical ring.
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-20

I have Ruger Super Redhawk 44mag. I already have 30 mm rings with with an old Aimpoint 5000. Looking to replace the Aimpoint. Will this hold up to the heavy recoil with only one ring holding it on?

Asked by: Larry
You bet, that'll work! As long as the ring is high quality and you torque it to our specs, 15-18 inch/lbs you won't have any issues.
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-14

Will the 3x magnifier work with this optic 

Asked by: Madavis502
Yes, the VMX-3T will work well with the Strikefire II.
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-14

What is the tube size if i want to use my own mounting ring?

Asked by: Douglas
Thanks for the question! It has a 30 mm tube.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-05

Will this work on an ak47 with Midwest industries side mount or will I need a lower mounting option?

Asked by: Rabs
Thanks for the question! It may be a little large to run on a side mount. However, if you were going to use it on the side, you would need to go with a lower ring option. The cantilever mount that comes with the optic will put you up too high.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-05
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