Product Comparison: Burris FastFire 2 (300232) vs Burris FastFire 3 (300235)


General Specifications
Brand
Burris
Burris
Model
FastFire 2 (300232)
FastFire 3 (300235)
Origin
Philippines
Philippines
About the Product
The FastFire 2 provides a 4-MOA red dot. Its automatic brightness sensor adjusts to your environment, so you can keep slamming targets.
Light and tough, the FastFire 3 series puts an unmistakable, bright red dot on your target to give you an immediate speed and accuracy advantage. Can be used as a primary sight or paired on top of an existing sight.
Key Specs
Type
Open/Active
Open/Active
Mount
Picatinny mount
None
Objective Lens Diameter
21x15 mm
21x15 mm
Reticles
4 MOA Dot
3 MOA Dot
Reticle Color(s)
Red
Red
Magnification
1 x
1 x
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Burris FastFire 2 (300232) Reflex Red Dot w/Picatinny Mount
  • This sight works as advertised and is a good value. It is rugged and has no problem on my 12 Ga and as a gunsmith told me (more about this later) also held up on an American Eagle .50 Ca. pistol that ruined other more expensive sights. The sight is light and the battery lasts for a long, long time.
  • The red-dot works awesome on my S&W 357 mag. It is very visible in all of the light conditions that i used it in so far.
  • This is the one I have mounted above my scope on my AR. Very happy with the performance. Easy use no matter what the brightness is outside. Love the low profile design. No complaints at all. Looks good on my mount, great design, easy to use, quick acquisition, consistent performance.
  • The FastFire II is too dim for an indoor range. I wanted to use something smaller profile than my Bushnell TRS-25 on a S&W 327 R8 revolver. The FastFire looks great and appears to be well built, but I had a hard time acquiring the dot, and when I did finally see it, it was VERY dim.
  • Could never get it zeroed. Would be a nice site if it worked properly. Instructions were vague, to say the least. Wasted a lot of hard-to-get ammo!
Burris FastFire 3 (300235) No Mount 3 MOA Sight (Black)
  • It was easy to mount once I was able to remove the factory rear sight and find the right insert. Easy to sight in and holds the dot in place despite the slamming back and forth of the slide.
  • They are rugged and well designed, small scaled but with a large viewing area. Clear optics. Greatly increases your ability to tighten shot groups on target.
  • I installed this on my gen 4 Glock 34 with the Burris dovetail mounts and absolutely love it. Once you get the fastfire sighted in you are set
  • Great awesome it's the perfect set up for me the window is huge and easy to look through with a very light blue tone. With 4 different brightness' for the red dot one will be perfect for you it says it stays on 8 hours so it's nice I never worry about needing to shut it off
  • Small/Compact, lightweight, looks great and most importantly, amazing warranty!! I dropped my Glock on the bench at my range and the glass in the RDS cracked. I sent it back to Burris and they sent me back a new one in the package totally free.
Size & Weight
Height
1 in.
1 in.
Width
1.9 in.
1.9 in.
Depth
1 in.
1 in.
Weight
0.9 oz.
0.9 oz.
Features
Eye Relief
Unlimited
Unlimited
Adjustment Graduation
1 MOA
1 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment
115 MOA
115 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment
86 MOA
86 MOA
Parallax Setting
Parallax Free
Parallax Free
Controls
Elevation adjustment, Windage adjustment, Brightness adjustment
Elevation adjustment, Windage adjustment, Brightness adjustment
Durability
Waterproof, Shockproof
Shockproof, Waterproof
Extras
Compact and lightweight, Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty™, Automatic brightness sensor, High-grade optical glass, Hi-Lume® multicoating
Compact and lightweight, Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty™, Automatic brightness sensor, Hi-Lume® multicoating
What customers say about "Features"
Burris FastFire 2 (300232) Reflex Red Dot w/Picatinny Mount
  • I like the fastfire 2 better than the 3. While the 3 allows for battery change with resighting in, it gets left on all of the time because of the multiple setting push botton. The 2 is either on or off with the switch.
  • Love these sights. I've purchased 5 for my pistols. They just work. I prefer the Burris FF 2 to the 3. Just turn it on or leave it on and it activates when the cover is removed.
  • t is built very well, feels solid and I expect it will hold up for the long haul. There is an easy to activate on/off switch on the left side of the unit. There is no twisting of knobs, just a slider switch. This makes it easy to turn on when you need it.
  • I was happy with the sight, mounting setup, and finish, but after using it a bit, it has quite a bit of parallax, over three inches at 5 yards.
  • The sight works with a rear sight plate. The on/off switch works except it is not really useful for a quick draw situation. If time is in essence this does not work as you would like.
Burris FastFire 3 (300235) No Mount 3 MOA Sight (Black)
  • Both windage and elevation are simple to adjust on the Fastfire 3, and within just a few shots I had it zeroed at 10 yards.
  • Small, several modes, easy to mount and adjust, holds zero, easy to use overall, speedy target acquisition
  • The dot is adjustable in its intensity so you can shoot it in various light conditions or to whatever preference you desire.
  • This is my second Fastfire and I am as pleased with it as the Fastfire II that I already had. Had is sighted in with just a few shots. The auto adjust feature for light level is very good.
  • This thing even has an automatic mode that measures the ambient light and adjusts the brightness accordingly.
Power
Power Source
CR 2032 battery
CR 1632 Battery
Battery Life
20000 hours
50000 hours
What customers say about "Power"
Burris FastFire 2 (300232) Reflex Red Dot w/Picatinny Mount
  • Small, lightweight, easy to adjust and long battery life.
  • Battery life is great also like the on and off switch and auto brightness.
  • Battery life has been great and easy to adjust. Nice options of mounting as well.
  • Battery change is more troublesome, but that only happens once or twice a year.
Burris FastFire 3 (300235) No Mount 3 MOA Sight (Black)
  • In other words, if I loose battery power, I can still look through the sight lining up the front post and vertical line (back-up sights) and be almost as accurate! I want at least a couple more!
  • You don't have to remove the sight to change batteries and adjusting the point of aim is as easy as turning the dial using the supplied tool, coin or shell casing.
  • I also appreciate that the battery is easily accessible. No need to remove the sight from the mount. It's a top load/access to the battery.
  • Works Great! Can change the battery w/o having to sight it in again.
  • I have four of these now. Three 3 moa dots for rifles and one 6 moa custom milled into slide on my Glock 36. They are fantastic. Tough, clear, great battery life.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
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