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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 183.
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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.

Subtension detail for the StrikeFire II red dot. >

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 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 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
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 Perfect for my AR build! I run this red dot on my Wilson Combat AR setup, and it's the prefect optic! Coupled with my Vortex 3x magnifier, I can quickly switch between close and mid-range targets whether I'm putting rounds on paper at the range or small-game hunting. The Strike Fire II is exceedingly well-built, with a ruggedness that has served it and me well while dragging my rifle through the scrub and brush, and it's good looks and design means it cleans up well for plenty of compliments after a good cleaning. Would not only recommend to anyone I know, but will be buying another to go on my new SBR when my tax stamp comes in!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good beginner optic It is a decent beginner/ entry level red dot. That being said it is still a good red dot for the price but would advise to save for the Spitfire prism for a smaller MOA dot thus allowing the shooter to be more accurate in their shots. The length of the optic body is a bit large for being a simple red dot with zero internal magnification. That being said, I did receive one with a thread on 2x magnifier which is nice but is a little bit tedious to have to screw on and un-screw to get off in order to switch between magnifications. Personally it was a nice touch to make it an option, but I would just stick with the 3x magnifier that flips to the side versus messing with the thread on 2x.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Vortex When i mounted the Strikefire2 to my AR i was seeing a bunch of little dots not just one. I called Vortex and spoke with Kim she told me it may be my eyes but to send it in just to be sure. She sent me a prepaid fedex shippment and i sent it off. A couple of days later she emailed me saying it was definitely my eyes with pictures of red dot attached. Most companies would have ended there, but not Kim or Vortex they offered me to exchange the sight for something else even though nothing was wrong with it. I opted to just keep the strikefire i received it back today and inside was a very nice vortex hat again that was an unexpected surprise after dealing with Kim and the whole Vortex staff i will never buy another brand of optics for any of my firearms
Date published: 2017-06-15
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
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What does it mean when it says it is night vision compatible? and how is it accessed?

Asked by: Kobe
The Strikefire II is night vision compatible at its lowest brightness settings, you would use the down arrow to reduce brightness until you get to the lowest settings.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-12-05

Any issues with the Strikefire II cowitnessing well with Magpul Gen2 flip-up backup sights?

Asked by: Northern Lights
The Strikefire II comes with a lower 1/3 co-witness mount that would put the dot above your iron sights.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-27

I am running the StrikeFire II on a Stag Arms Model 3T and the included mount put the center of the optic too high for my typical head position. What is the lowest tactical single righ height I can use with this optic?

Asked by: robertway23
Give us a call at 800-426-0048 ext 5 to discuss mounting options.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-21

Will this mount directly to a Keymod?

Asked by: Wind Dummy
The Strikefire II comes with a mount designed to attach to a picatinny rail, if you have a keymod you will need to attach a picatinny rail to mount the Strikefire II.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-18

Will I have to remove the front sight on a Highpoint 9mm carbine when I mount the Strike fire 2?

Asked by: T-Rex
Your front sight can remain. You will have what is called a co-witness which will allow you the use of both sighting options.
Answered by: Jon S.
Date published: 2017-11-19

Ive had my Strikefire II for about 8 months. Suddenly it wont re-nount on my rail? The screw with the tightening tab wont grab onto tho other rail grabber on the opposing side? Please help/

Asked by: 10adam6
The small rectangular piece under the hex nut that tightens most likely needs to be turned 180 degrees. It needs to be oriented correctly to tighten down on a rail.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-01

I’m thinking about purchasing the strikefire. I have ARs I could use it on but I would like to use the red dot on a 44 mag hand gun. What are your thoughts?

Asked by: Audie
The Strikefire II with a low ring mount would work very well on a .44 mag hand gun.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-24

Hi guys  What is the height from the base of the 1/3 mount to the highest point of the optic? Asking to see if this will fit attached to my ar in a lockbox. 

Asked by: Jesse
The height from the top of the rail to the top of the optic is 2.9".
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-17
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