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Posted: 1/6/2003 4:05:34 PM EST
Hey guys,

I'm looking to purchase an ARMS #40 and the gentleman I questioned about the purchase asked if I would like an ARMS #40 or #40A... I can't find any info on the "A" model on the ARMS website. Supposedly, the "A" model has a standard M16A2 aperature instead of the 500-600m aperature. Can anyone confirm this and elaborate on it for me please.

Thank you,

Drivie
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 5:31:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/6/2003 5:36:55 PM EST by new-arguy]
Correct. The one comes with a dual apperature that has the standard ghost ring and the peep sight. But the top of the peep sight is cut off with a notch for a 600M. The other comes with the standard A2 dual aperature.
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 5:40:52 PM EST
Thanks for the clarification new-arguy. I think I'll opt for the one with the standard A2 dual aperature. Any other thoughts or advice? Thanks! Drivie
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 6:20:27 PM EST
I think its completely a matter of prefference. I sort of like the cut off peep sight with the horizon line, but the truth is it is very (VERY!!) unlikely I will ever use it.
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 6:37:11 PM EST
New-arguy, do you know if ARMS offers the option of a standard A2 sight on it's #38 swan sleeve?
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 6:49:40 PM EST
No, I dont know, but I do know that it is easy enough to change to a standard apperature if you'd like.
Link Posted: 1/6/2003 9:30:12 PM EST
That's true. I admit I had not thought of that. Duh... Thanks.
Link Posted: 1/7/2003 3:49:59 AM EST
Ask MSTN. I know he has the ARMS 40 Std in stock, if anyone would know about the sleeve sight, he would.
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