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I got a Simmons 30mm red dot to try out on my Beretta Neos.

Unfortunately, the mount doesn't fit. The cross bolts don't line up with the slots in the scope rail. One of the bolts is adjustable, but it won't fit at either end of its adjustment.



Am I doing something wrong, or do I just need to modify the mount?
 

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Neither the gun nor the scope claim to meet the MIL-STD-1913 "Picatinny" Spec.

I just think I have a cheap chinese made scope with a mount made to the wrong dimensions.

I might end up returning it anyway. I haven't decided if I'm happy with the quality of the whole unit. The dot is sort of large and lumpy shaped.

But, I guess these things are made for fast shooting, not precise shooting...right?
 

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So, MZMTG, did you ever get a different red dot scope with a different mount? Have you taken this Neos to the range with this scope or any other scope on it? How did it perform?
I am seriously thinking of buying one of these, or a S&W 22a, soon.
Actually, I'll be using it with iron sights only. But the ability to put a red dot scope on it in the future would be useful. I have a cheap BSA red dot scope that may end up one day. But for now I'll be using it with open sights. Is your Beretta Neos reliable? Accurate?
 

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Take it to your friendly local gunsmith, milling a cross-groove in the slide mount isn't a very intensive project.

It looks like at least one of the pins is rectangular, so it might even be beneficial to have a rectangular cut.

EDIT: Oh...over a year since the last post on the subject by the OP, whatever was going to be done has probably already been done.
 
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