TRS-125 vs TRS-25

Discussion in 'Long Gun Accessories and Optics' started by danez71, Nov 20, 2021.

  1. danez71

    danez71 Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    Does anyone have experience to with the TRS-125 to share?

    Some of the differences over the TRS-25 are some push button controls, selectable auto-off after 12hrs, more MOA adjustment, sleeker profile, longer battery life,

    The TRS-125 is about an ounce or so heavier and about 1/2" longet

    But did durability suffer? Experience or input anyone?

    Pricing seems to be better directly from Bushnell than anywhere online I found.

    TRS-125. On Sale @ $80 on Bushnell website ($40 off)

    Item ID (SKU) TRS125
    Collection TRS
    Model Name TRS-125
    Form Factor Closed Reflex
    Adjustment Range (Total) 100+ MOA
    Click Value 1 MOA
    MOA Per Rev 28
    Dot Color Red
    Reticle 3 MOA Dot
    Eye Relief Unlimited
    Length 2.9 in.
    Height Height w/o High-Rise Spacer-2.0 in.; With High-Rise Spacer 2.7 in.
    Weight (g) 5.4 / 6.6 oz.
    Lens Coating Fully Multi-Coated, EXO Barrier
    Magnification 1x
    Objective Size (in./mm) 22 mm
    Parallax 100 Yds.
    Ingress Rating Yes, IPX7
    Gas Purged Yes
    Mount High-rise & low-profile Weaver rail mounts
    Extended Battery Life Yes, up to 15,000 Hours
    Battery CR2032
    Battery Position Side-Loading
    Brightness Settings 10
    Controls Recessed Push - Button
    Auto Shutoff Yes, 12hr with No Button Presses. User - Selectable (defeatable)

    TRS-25 On Sale @ $65 on Bushnell website ($15 off)

    Product Name Trophy TRS-25 Red Dot
    Adjustment Range (Total) 70+ MOA
    Click Value 1 MOA
    Dot Color Red
    Exit Pupil (mm) 25mm / .894 in.
    Eye Relief (in.) Unlimited
    Length (in.) 63mm / 2.48 in.
    Lens Coating Multi-coated
    Magnification x Objective Lens 1x20mm
    Parallax 50
    Brightness Settings 11
    Reticle 3 MOA Dot
    Tube Diameter N/A
    Water Resistant Yes
    Waterproof/Fogproof Yes
    Weight (g) 113g / 4oz
    MOA Per Rev 40
    Mount Picatinny
    Extended Battery Life Yes
    Nitrogen Purged Yes
    Battery CR2032
    Auto Shutoff No
  2. berettaprofessor

    berettaprofessor Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    I've never seen or heard of a TRS125. I shop a local Bushnell outlet regularly and they display the TRS-25 as well as the newer TRS-26, but they've not had a TRS-125. So, sorry, I can't help except to say I have several TRS-25's and like them. But I remember to shut them off :) Recently, however, I purchased one of the Sig Romeo 5's on sale for $100. For the $20 difference, I'd go for the Sig....that shake awake function could come in handy.
  3. herrwalther

    herrwalther Member

    May 1, 2013
    I hadn't heard of the 125 but it looks like they changed out a few of the things I don't like about the TRS-25. Namely the battery door being its own space, push button controls (the knob is a little stiff to turn), auto-shutoff, and just a tiny bit bigger (22mm vs 20). I thought about getting a few more TRS25s to go on what I need red dots, but I like these better.
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  4. chicharrones

    chicharrones needs more ammo

    Jan 19, 2010
    Galveston Bay is an Hour Away ©
    I've got two TRS-25s, one old with blue tint glass and a stiff knob and one much newer with clear glass and an easier to turn knob.

    After weighing the options at Bushnell, I ordered another TRS-25 for a rimfire rifle as it's just a tad smaller, a tad lighter, and it doesn't have push buttons that might get pressed when I don't want it to be pressed.

    Amazingly, the deal at Bushnell has free ground shipping and another discount in the shopping cart to offset local sales tax.
  5. DukeConnor

    DukeConnor Member

    Oct 30, 2016
    I have a couple. One on a 12 gauge. Still works great after quite a bit of abuse.

    The knob is my favorite feature.
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  6. chicharrones

    chicharrones needs more ammo

    Jan 19, 2010
    Galveston Bay is an Hour Away ©
    That's what I like about these little cheap TRS-25s. They're tougher than they ought to be.
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2021
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  7. Riomouse911

    Riomouse911 Member

    Jun 5, 2013
    I have two TRS-25’s, they’ve both been A-1 for me :thumbup:. No experience with the 125 model.

    Stay safe..
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