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Posted: 10/10/2002 6:39:43 PM EDT
I want to mount an Aimpoint sight out over the barrel of an A2. Do I want to go with the ARMS #39 mount, or the Aimpoint gooseneck mount?
Link Posted: 10/10/2002 7:48:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/10/2002 7:48:46 PM EDT by s0ulzer0]
I would make sure the Aimpoint will co-witness on the #39 (if you are wanting this).
I have an ARMS #39, the C-More, OKO and ATN UltraSights will not co-witness on the #39, I tried.
I would suggest testing it first or buy the scout mount for the Aimpoint. Let me know, the Aimpoint is what I was going to try next.

Link Posted: 10/11/2002 5:18:57 AM EDT
Both are good choices and will co-witness.

The choice boils down to this:

Aimpoint Goosneck: Inexpensive (about $40)

Arms #39: Allows you to move the Aimpoint closer to the front sight. By pushing it further out it makes it easier to use with both eyes open.

The hard-core guys seem to prefer the #39.
Link Posted: 10/11/2002 6:25:50 AM EDT
The Aimpoint will co-witness on the #39?
Thank You for this info!!!!
As I stated in the post above, I've tried a few sights with no luck on my #39. I like the #39 and want to use it. An Aimpoint it will be!

Link Posted: 10/11/2002 7:37:24 AM EDT
Yes - you will have to use the Aimpoint Rail Grabber mount and the spacer IIRC.

There are several on this board that use that setup - talk with them in the Optics section.
Link Posted: 10/11/2002 8:57:02 AM EDT
Thanks again Forest!

Link Posted: 10/11/2002 11:58:03 AM EDT
Great - and I was about to offer to buy your ARMS #39 from you... :o)
Link Posted: 10/11/2002 12:50:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By bob-ar15:
Great - and I was about to offer to buy your ARMS #39 from you... :o)

Go to www.kieslersonline.com/product/ko_armsmounts.asp

They have the #39 for $112. Cheapest I've found. Everyone else wants $125.
Link Posted: 10/11/2002 1:05:24 PM EDT
Thanks for the advice.
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