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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/13/2005 8:27:17 PM EDT
I recall reading in the past that mounting optics such as ACOGs , Aimpoints and EoTechs are a problem due to lack of mounts that were made.
I am looking at both a AR and a ARM in 5.56mm.
What are my options?
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 2:04:59 PM EDT
For an ACOG you can use the AR15 "channel" type mount.

If you wanted to mount an Aimpoint or Eotech, you could use the same thing with a picatinny rail mounted in the channel, but the optic would be excessively high and you wouldn't have any cheek weld.

IMI made a picatinny mount that replaces the gas tube. I used to have one on my Valmet, it works but it makes disassembling the rifle a little harder. Biggest problem with it is that you have to have the optic mounted so far forward.
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