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Posted: 8/14/2005 10:49:56 AM EDT
WHY IS THAT MOST OF YOUR BUIS DO NOT COME WITH A ELEVATION KNOB?
THANKS
CATFISH
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 10:55:18 AM EDT
it's a "back up" sight. your optics are your primary. If your primary dies, you've got back up and who needs to be dicking around at those times with elevation?

you get one or two (like my ARMS #38STD) settings that you zero with (front sight for elevation) and you leave it there.

Link Posted: 8/14/2005 11:47:36 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2005 11:47:50 AM EDT by mongo001]
Factor in that most combat happens within 100yds. In reality, an elevation adjustment on a battle BUIS is a waste of parts and space.

For target and competition guys and those combatants that need an elevation adjustable BUIS, there are options out there, just few and far between - LMT BUIS (same as a chopped carry handle), KAC 600m and Matech are a few that come to mind.
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 12:28:45 PM EDT
its a back up sight

Link Posted: 8/14/2005 12:41:10 PM EDT
elevation is adjusted with the front site on the AR15/M16.
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 12:54:41 PM EDT
Wilson Combat BUIS have elevation adjustments. They are a little pricey, but mount up solid. The cheap version does not lock into position
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 12:55:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2005 12:56:03 PM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 6:42:58 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 6:53:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2005 6:54:39 PM EDT by twl]
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 7:01:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2005 7:01:28 PM EDT by C4iGrant]
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 7:07:59 PM EDT
i use mine as a buis i dont shoot matches, one without would work for me just fine
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 11:38:20 PM EDT
Because it does not work with any of the better loads for self defense? Because pretty much no civilians have a use for it? Because pretty much no military users have a use for it? Because it adds weight, complexity, cost and bulk with almost zero real world benefit?

I know I have ZERO use for a BUIS with elevation adjustment.
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 2:09:54 AM EDT
I have my BUIS set up to ring the 6" plate at 100 yards and that is perfect. That is allI need. How does RONCO say: "Set it and forget it"

77Bronc
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 7:15:59 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/15/2005 7:21:48 AM EDT by twl]
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 9:01:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/15/2005 10:46:53 AM EDT by C4iGrant]
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 9:04:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/15/2005 9:14:20 AM EDT by TexasSIG]
If you are using iron sights without your optic, then they are not BUIS anymore are they?
remember the BU stands for backup.

If you want a REMOVEABLE iron sight with windage and elevation that's great, but in the BU
role being discussed the adjustments are not necessary. I think you
took the discussion a bit out of context.
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 9:07:40 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 9:18:54 AM EDT
Maybe they just missed a step in the production line
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 10:38:20 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 10:46:08 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 5:43:22 PM EDT
i hope i did not cause any animosity between anyone,i was just curious about the elevation knob. we used them on our a2's in the corps. and i would probably use my carbine to take a deer or two. i really like the troy site, i noticed it did not have any elevation than realized most of the sites had none. so i guess if i want a troy then i will have to hold high when punching out to 300-350 yrds.
thanks for the info
catfish
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 5:47:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By catfish0311:
i hope i did not cause any animosity between anyone,i was just curious about the elevation knob. we used them on our a2's in the corps. and i would probably use my carbine to take a deer or two. i really like the troy site, i noticed it did not have any elevation than realized most of the sites had none. so i guess if i want a troy then i will have to hold high when punching out to 300-350 yrds.
thanks for the info
catfish



That is because the knobs were put there to make it more suitable for target shooting, Remember what they said on the range, after you BZO your weapon, the sights aren't adjusted and "Kentucky Windage" is used.
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 6:19:01 PM EDT
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