AR-F3™

Starting at $359

Reticles

Description
Specs
Shared Features
User Guides

For AR and carbine shooters, the AR-F3 combines the FastFire™ III sight with the rugged AR-F3™ mount.

It’s the simplest and most effective way to mount any FastFire™ sight on an AR flattop as a standalone sight or as a co-witness for iron sights.

The FastFire sits low in the mount. Metal wings on each side of the lens protect the sight from impact or unintentional abuse.

A lower compartment offers convenient storage for a spare battery, open-end wrench, and Torx® wrench. Fits any Weaver or Picatinny-style base.

Item Number:300215
Reticles:FastFire™ 3-MOA Dot
Reticle Color(s):Red (300215)
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:21x15 mm
Finish:Matte
Mount:Picatinny Rail Base
Eye Relief:Unlimited
Click Value:1 MOA
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:115 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:86 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Parallax/Focus:Parallax-free
Length:2 in.
Weight:4.6 oz.
Illumination Control:Manual push-button & automatic brightness adjustment
Illumination Settings:3 manual brightness levels; automatic setting reactive to environment
Battery:CR1632
  • Bundles a FastFire III 3-MOA sight with the rugged AR-F3 mount, creating a convenient package for first-time FastFire owners
  • Protects FastFire optics
  • Ideal for multi-gun shooters
  • The mount’s height is sufficient to co-witness with flip-up sights
  • Bright red dot allows for fast target acquisition and easy aiming
  • Compact and lightweight, so it won’t affect firearm balance or handling
  • 1x magnification allows both-eyes-open shooting, for enhanced awareness and target acquisition
  • Parallax-free, for better accuracy
  • Fits any Weaver or Picatinny-style base for easy mounting
  • Windage and elevation adjustments make fine-tuning easy
  • Easy access to illumination controls
  • High-grade optical glass provides excellent brightness and clarity, with lasting durability
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating provides low-light performance and glare elimination
  • Waterproof
  • Durable and rugged, with shockproof design that stands up to years of punishing recoil
  • Features a compartment for carrying a spare battery and open-end wrench or Torx® wrench
  • Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty™
NameTypeModified
FastFire 3 User GuidePDFOctober 29, 2015Download
2017 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 26, 2017Download
Description

For AR and carbine shooters, the AR-F3 combines the FastFire™ III sight with the rugged AR-F3™ mount.

It’s the simplest and most effective way to mount any FastFire™ sight on an AR flattop as a standalone sight or as a co-witness for iron sights.

The FastFire sits low in the mount. Metal wings on each side of the lens protect the sight from impact or unintentional abuse.

A lower compartment offers convenient storage for a spare battery, open-end wrench, and Torx® wrench. Fits any Weaver or Picatinny-style base.

Specs
Item Number:300215
Reticles:FastFire™ 3-MOA Dot
Reticle Color(s):Red (300215)
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:21x15 mm
Finish:Matte
Mount:Picatinny Rail Base
Eye Relief:Unlimited
Click Value:1 MOA
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:115 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:86 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Parallax/Focus:Parallax-free
Length:2 in.
Weight:4.6 oz.
Illumination Control:Manual push-button & automatic brightness adjustment
Illumination Settings:3 manual brightness levels; automatic setting reactive to environment
Battery:CR1632
Shared Features
  • Bundles a FastFire III 3-MOA sight with the rugged AR-F3 mount, creating a convenient package for first-time FastFire owners
  • Protects FastFire optics
  • Ideal for multi-gun shooters
  • The mount’s height is sufficient to co-witness with flip-up sights
  • Bright red dot allows for fast target acquisition and easy aiming
  • Compact and lightweight, so it won’t affect firearm balance or handling
  • 1x magnification allows both-eyes-open shooting, for enhanced awareness and target acquisition
  • Parallax-free, for better accuracy
  • Fits any Weaver or Picatinny-style base for easy mounting
  • Windage and elevation adjustments make fine-tuning easy
  • Easy access to illumination controls
  • High-grade optical glass provides excellent brightness and clarity, with lasting durability
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating provides low-light performance and glare elimination
  • Waterproof
  • Durable and rugged, with shockproof design that stands up to years of punishing recoil
  • Features a compartment for carrying a spare battery and open-end wrench or Torx® wrench
  • Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty™
User Guides
NameTypeModified
FastFire 3 User GuidePDFOctober 29, 2015Download
2017 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 26, 2017Download
AR-F3™ is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 247.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tough little sight Simply put, this is an outstanding sight, especially for the money. I bought two; one for a Beretta Neos (with a non-moving rail), and one for a Glock 34. I was most concerned about the one which would be "riding the slide" on the Glock with regard to durability. My concerns were unfounded. Both sights have functioned perfectly. You'd expect the one on the .22 pistol to be fine, and it has. So has the one on the Glock. No blinking, no turning off, has held zero perfect through 450 rounds so far. I did take to care treat all screws with Loctite and to let it cure for a full 24 hours before shooting. I'm very glad I didn't buy more expensive red dots; there was absolutely no need. The lifetime warranty sealed the deal.
Date published: 2015-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from old eyes young again I bought a Fastfire II and Burris rear site dovetail base for my Ruger mark II pistol. My eyes are not young any longer and I could not be confident of hitting my targets with the sights on my pistol. The FastFire solved that problem in a very satisfying way. I liked the sight on the.22 so much, I bought another to mount on my Redhawk 44 mag. The FastFire has worked out just as well on the revolver as it has on my .22 pistol. Took the Redhawk deer hunting and shot 2 deer using the FastFire. It was an awesome experience. I'm very pleased with this sight, though not having to remove it from the mounting base to change battery would be nice.
Date published: 2015-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't Be Happier I love my fastfire 3. As soon as Burris placed the battery where it could be removed without removing the sight I was sold. Its low profile and handles the abuse of my shotgun. My only complaint is when its time to turn the sight off you have to click the button through all of its settings before it can be turned off. It only has 4 settings but that is a just more times a button gets pushed. Also the lowest brightness setting is last and hard to see the dot on bright day and you could think you have it turned off. I feel It should have a hold down 5 seconds to turn off and thats the only thing I would change. Its outstanding otherwise. Thanks Burris for the greatest customer service ever
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from takes a licking and keeps on ticking Ifbought my fast fire six months ago. It sighted in as easy as any other red dot I have and is bright enough for any condition I have been in. When I was at my gun club last week the rifle that my ar-f3 was on feel out of the gun rack when I was at the bench shooting another rifle. The rifle with the ar-f3 on it fell about 4 feet and landed on concrete hitting the ar-f3 first. One of the protective wings was slightly bent in. Other than that the sight held zero and is working fine. I can't find any torture test reviews online for the fast fire 3 but if it can take that abuse and hold zero and work just fine I think that is all I can ask of a red dot sight to hold up to
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product/value Bought this on Amazon to complement the AR 536 which is mounted on my Windham AR-15. It is very light weight and doesn't add much bulk to the sight. It is very well made. The auto brightness feature works very well and the windage and elevation are easily edjusted using a thin blade screwdriver. I read several reviews on the FastFire II and the biggest complaint was that you had to remove the sight to get to the battery compartment. The FastFire III has the battery compartment on top and that's why I chose that modle. I have fired approximately 500 rounds since adding the optic and it has held zero. I am very satisfied with this purchase and would recommend this to a friend. I could have spent more on another brand but so far I don't see the need.
Date published: 2015-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FastFire III/MTAC combination for the AR-15 A little over a year ago, I bought a Burris MTAC scope for my AR that came bundled with the FastFire red dot. Owing to family and work obligations, I didn't have the opportunity to really evaluate the system until quite recently. The scope was great, but I couldn't reliably turn on the FastFire, and it would often turn off with recoil. Not good. So I contacted Burris, concerned about a year having gone by. Burris immediately suggested I return the FastFire for evaluation and repair, preparing me for a several weeks turn around time. In a little more than a week, a new FastFire was returned to me (at no charge), and this one functions perfectly. I am very satisfied with the scope/dot combination. The quality and performance is top notch.
Date published: 2014-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Aging Eyes....This Does The Trick! This is the second FastFire III I have purchased. This unit was for my wife's Ruger 22/45 Lite which I matched up with a mount from MaddMac's Precision Tactical and she couldn't be happier. I had narrowed my search for a red-dot down to a couple of units, but in the end I went with the FastFire as I already owned one and it has been great so far. My calculation was why try something else when I'm not sure I will like it, and also it keeps me with parts commonality so I can carry a spare battery or whatever and it will fit either unit. Have only been to the range a few times with either unit, but so far zero complaints.
Date published: 2014-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Fits great on my Glock 35 M.O.S. I love the fact that it's small without being to small. The battery door on top is really nice, and sighting it in was quick and painless. Before I seen the Fastfire 3 I was about to purchase one that was over double the price. I had been looking for days trying to find a reflex sight for my new pistol. I was at my last store when I seen it in the case. I fell in love with it right away. It had all the features with half the price. If your looking for a reflex sight for home defense, and target shooting look no further then the Fastfire 3. It will not disappoint.
Date published: 2016-02-24
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There was only one, not two, #6x48 screws in the box with my Fastfire 3. Please send me the second screw. There was also a long "hood" in the box. It's not mentioned or shown in the User Guide. What is the hood for and how does it mount?

Asked by: DexterZ
Hi Dexter. Please go to https://burris.supportsync.com/ to request any parts or service for any Burris product. We don't see your address or personal information on this public Q&A site. The hood is a sunshade.
Answered by: TeamBurris2
Date published: 2017-05-17

What is the difference between FF3 300234 and FF3 300235? wt

Asked by: not any
300234 comes with a picatinny mount, 300235 does not.
Answered by: TeamBurris2
Date published: 2017-05-17

Will the FF3 mount to a Taurus PT24/7 Pro 9mm? No rail on top but wondered if there was a way to mount by removing rear sight?

Asked by: Trev
We currently do not offer a mount that will work with the Taurus PT24/7
Answered by: Team Burris 3
Date published: 2017-03-08

what mount is need for springfield 1911 range offcer

Asked by: carlos 52
It will depend what dovetail cut they used on your handgun. Some of the Springfields use the LPA cut, in which case we do not offer a mount. You would need to go through AmeriGun USA.
Answered by: Burris Tech Support
Date published: 2017-02-21

Hi, I've had a Burris Fastfire 3 for a little over two years on a pistol I've recently transferred it to a shotgun and the vertical adjustment no longer clicks nor can I make it move. Is it possible to have it repaired. Thanks.

Asked by: marco
Hello, We are absolutely ready to help you out under warranty. Please visit: https://burris.supportsync.com/
Answered by: Burris Tech Support
Date published: 2017-02-22

Where can I get a burris speedbead for my remington 870?

Asked by: larrysp8s
You will need to go through your Burris Dealer, or an online retailer.
Answered by: Burris Tech Support
Date published: 2017-02-21

The dovetail base I have is .330. I talked to a tech from Brownells and he said I need a #410321 mount for my Fastfire 3. When I got it, the base was way loose. It measured .300 not .330. Is there a .330 dovetail block for a Fastfire mount available?

Asked by: KHawk
The blocks are a friction fit and will slide in with no effort. Upon tightening the screws, it will fit very snug.
Answered by: Burris Tech Support
Date published: 2017-02-09

I have a sig sauer P226 MK 25. How does the Fastfire III mount to the slide? Do I have to get a new slide from Sig that allows for a sight of this type?

Asked by: eyedoc99
You will just need mount 410327. It replaces your rear sight.
Answered by: Burris Tech Support
Date published: 2017-03-01
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