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Posted: 8/29/2004 4:02:54 PM EDT
I was reading an article in Gun Tests (not the best publication, I know) and they said they did not like the Armalite becase the front sight base was secured with two staked allen bolts instead of being pinned. They thought this may come lose, but I've never heard of it.

Anyone heard of one coming loose ?
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:05:26 PM EDT
One word: loctite.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:11:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 3:40:46 AM EDT
I actually prefer the Armalite sight base. I can adjust the FSB for windage so my rear sight stays centered. I have never had a problem with any movement even after some numb skull knocked my rifle off the bench onto the concrete.
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 4:43:34 PM EDT
Sounds like a non-issue. More nonsense from Gun Tests
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