Nikon’s P-Tactical SPUR reflex sight is built for close and medium range applications. Tiny but mighty, it is rugged enough to handle abuse and recoil on nearly any pistol, rifle or shotgun with a Picatinny Rail.
The machined aluminum body measures 1.8 inches x 1.1 inches x 1 inch. SPUR weighs only 1.1-ounces but it’s designed to handle the recoil of shotgun slugs. It is covered in a matte-black finish and is IPX7 waterproof which means it can be submerged in 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes without damage.
The SPUR’s 1X magnification makes shooting with both eyes open simple with an extra-wide parallax free field of view and unlimited eye relief. The 3 MOA dot is centered in an extra-wide 27mm x 16mm sight window for fast target acquisition. Nikon’s “TRUCOLOR” coating lets you see the target without the unnatural bluish tint present in other reflex sights.
I found the SPUR easy to set up and zero. Operation is intuitive and simple. It provides a quickly adjustable dot which is big enough to pick up quickly and small enough to be precise. I used it on rifles, pistol caliber carbines and a shotgun. It is ideal as a primary sight but small enough to use as a back up sight with a 45 degree offset mount.
The 3 MOA illuminated red dot has 10 intensity settings that are adjustable using the plus and minus buttons located on the left side of the sight. Press the plus button to turn on, To turn off, hold the minus button down for three full seconds. There is an automatic shutoff after 12 hours. The two lowest settings are for night vision, settings 3–10 are for daylight. Throughout the day from low light to bright midday sun the dot is adjustable for a perfect sight picture.