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Posted: 5/8/2021 9:45:29 PM EDT
I'm a relative newbie to red dot sights and mounting optics on pistols.  The P365XL has the optic cut already, so is it literally just a matter of removing the screws holding the rear sight and plate, and then just seating and screwing in the Romeo Zero?

That easy or is am I missing something?
Link Posted: 5/8/2021 10:05:38 PM EDT
Originally Posted By neil0311:
I'm a relative newbie to red dot sights and mounting optics on pistols.  The P365XL has the optic cut already, so is it literally just a matter of removing the screws holding the rear sight and plate, and then just seating and screwing in the Romeo Zero?

That easy or is am I missing something?
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I have a Holosun on mine. I imagine the Romeo is the same. Remove plate, install sight according to instructions.
Link Posted: 5/8/2021 10:08:36 PM EDT
Originally Posted By neil0311:
I'm a relative newbie to red dot sights and mounting optics on pistols.  The P365XL has the optic cut already, so is it literally just a matter of removing the screws holding the rear sight and plate, and then just seating and screwing in the Romeo Zero?

That easy or is am I missing something?
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Use a very high quality 2mm Allen T handle wrench like a Wiha...you might have to preheat those screws with a soldering gun for 30 seconds first. Then unscrew the Allen heads and the plate and rear sight from the underside of the slide. The Romeo zero is not very good...get a holosun 507K...then use the supplied screws and screw down the 507K and not too tight as you don't want to strip the screws...there should be torque specs if needed...if not blue locktite on the screw and pretty snug...then wait 24 hours and go sight on the 507K
Link Posted: 5/8/2021 10:12:50 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By gqllc:
Use a very high quality 2mm Allen T handle wrench like a Wiha...you might have to preheat those screws with a soldering gun for 30 seconds first. Then unscrew the Allen heads and the plate and rear sight from the underside of the slide. The Romeo zero is not very good...get a holosun 507K...then use the supplied screws and screw down the 507K and not too tight as you don't want to strip the screws...there should be torque specs if needed...if not blue locktite on the screw and pretty snug...then wait 24 hours and go sight on the 507K
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This. And x2 on the 507K, the romeo zero is an utter piece of crap.
Link Posted: 5/8/2021 11:00:17 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By gqllc:
Use a very high quality 2mm Allen T handle wrench like a Wiha...you might have to preheat those screws with a soldering gun for 30 seconds first. Then unscrew the Allen heads and the plate and rear sight from the underside of the slide. The Romeo zero is not very good...get a holosun 507K...then use the supplied screws and screw down the 507K and not too tight as you don't want to strip the screws...there should be torque specs if needed...if not blue locktite on the screw and pretty snug...then wait 24 hours and go sight on the 507K
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I’ve got a Holosun RDS (403R) on one of my rifles and like it. Will the Holosun fit on the 365XL without any customization? Same footprint as the Romeo Zero?
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 1:22:13 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By neil0311:


I’ve got a Holosun RDS (403R) on one of my rifles and like it. Will the Holosun fit on the 365XL without any customization? Same footprint as the Romeo Zero?
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Yes
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 6:16:05 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By hiih8r:


This. And x2 on the 507K, the romeo zero is an utter piece of crap.
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Originally Posted By hiih8r:
Originally Posted By gqllc:
Use a very high quality 2mm Allen T handle wrench like a Wiha...you might have to preheat those screws with a soldering gun for 30 seconds first. Then unscrew the Allen heads and the plate and rear sight from the underside of the slide. The Romeo zero is not very good...get a holosun 507K...then use the supplied screws and screw down the 507K and not too tight as you don't want to strip the screws...there should be torque specs if needed...if not blue locktite on the screw and pretty snug...then wait 24 hours and go sight on the 507K


This. And x2 on the 507K, the romeo zero is an utter piece of crap.


All of this is right on, just be sure to get a 507 / 407 K ,
a C model has a different foot print.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 10:11:13 AM EDT
Thanks everyone. That’s why I asked. 🙂
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 12:58:30 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By hiih8r:


This. And x2 on the 507K, the romeo zero is an utter piece of crap.
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So I thought you were saying “x2” as in “times two” that you were agreeing. But there actually is a 507K-X2.

Is that the one you recommend over the regular 507K? Looks like the difference is the X2 is multi reticle. Is that correct?
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 1:05:34 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By neil0311:


So I thought you were saying “x2” as in “times two” that you were agreeing. But there actually is a 507K-X2.

Is that the one you recommend over the regular 507K? Looks like the difference is the X2 is multi reticle. Is that correct?
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I was agreeing with the previous poster. All the the current ones shipping are going to be the X2 version though, they had an initial version with a different button layout but got sued by Trijicon and had to update so now we have the X2 version.

The 507K has multiple reticles, the 407K has the single dot. IMO the reticles other than the dot are useless on the 507K because they just looked like a giant blob but the 507K is still advantageous for the smaller dot. The 407K has a 6MOA dot which is just way too big to me and most others. With the 507K you can just turn the brightness up if you want a larger dot and let it bloom and it does the same effect.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 2:05:25 PM EDT
I thought the 407 series had a single dot and the 507 series had the dot with a large eotech-like circle around it to help you square up and find the central dot.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 2:13:37 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Amish_Bill:
I thought the 407 series had a single dot and the 507 series had the dot with a large eotech-like circle around it to help you square up and find the central dot.
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407K has a large 6moa dot only. 507K has 3 reticle modes where you can cycle through just a 2moa dot (maybe it’s 3moa?), dot and outer ring, or outer ring only.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 4:14:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/9/2021 7:25:25 PM EDT by neil0311]
Placed the order on Amazon for two HS507K-X2 units. One for my P365XL and one for my wife’s (when I told her I was getting one, she insisted I was getting her one two 😂).

Now I need to see if I need a new holster. I use a Vedder Light Draw holster, and when you order there’s an option for an optic, and at the time I bought the gun a year ago I got the holster without the optic option.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 4:17:30 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By neil0311:
Placed the order on Amazon for two HS507K-X2 units. One for my P365XL and one for my wife’s (when I told her I was getting one, she comforted I was getting her one two 😂).

Now I need to see if I need a new holster. I use a Vedder Light Draw holster, and when you order there’s an option for an optic, and at the time I bought the gun a year ago I got the holster without the optic option.
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Smart decision.  
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 4:30:42 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By neil0311:
Placed the order on Amazon for two HS507K-X2 units. One for my P365XL and one for my wife’s (when I told her I was getting one, she comforted I was getting her one two 😂).

Now I need to see if I need a new holster. I use a Vedder Light Draw holster, and when you order there’s an option for an optic, and at the time I bought the gun a year ago I got the holster without the optic option.
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You could save some $$ by cancelling the order and calling Euro Optic and talking to Jason, also not risk getting someone’s messed up Amazon return. I paid $250 a piece for mine, that’s a $80 savings on two vs. Amazon.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 7:22:42 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By hiih8r:


You could save some $$ by cancelling the order and calling Euro Optic and talking to Jason, also not risk getting someone’s messed up Amazon return. I paid $250 a piece for mine, that’s a $80 savings on two vs. Amazon.
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Thanks. I can try calling Jason tomorrow, but the price on their site is $289.99/ea. My Amazon Prime cost is $275/ea plus tax with free shipping. So $250/ea would be a savings.
Link Posted: 5/9/2021 11:02:11 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By neil0311:
Placed the order on Amazon for two HS507K-X2 units. One for my P365XL and one for my wife’s (when I told her I was getting one, she insisted I was getting her one two 😂).

Now I need to see if I need a new holster. I use a Vedder Light Draw holster, and when you order there’s an option for an optic, and at the time I bought the gun a year ago I got the holster without the optic option.
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Just Dremel it till it fits. Did that with a couple of my Vedders.
Link Posted: 5/10/2021 12:49:25 AM EDT
Yep, five minutes with a Dremel and some fine sandpaper or Emery Cloth and you'll be good to go.
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