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Posted: 8/22/2004 4:21:14 PM EDT
Any one using the Leatherwood A2 handlemount type scope mount have an opinion on whether it is a good design or have any problems to note? It looks lika a good stable design and should hold almost any scop of any lenthe.  Just curious and in the market for a mount.  THANKS    Simson
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 5:19:15 PM EDT
try posting this in the Optics/mounts forum. it will get much more attention there.

add: by the way, welcome to the boards.
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 5:41:28 PM EDT
They work fine but you really should bed them to the carry handle and not get into a habit of taking it on and off.

It's best asset is that it will allow you to mount the scope a little further forward than other similar mounts, a draw back is that they are made out of a pretty soft metal.
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:28:48 PM EDT
There are some real Leatherwoods, and some knockoffs.  The knockoffs are junk.  There are better mounts around than the real ones.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 7:04:50 AM EDT
That kind of info is why I signed uyp for this forum.  Thanks and I hope to make my own contributions in the future
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