Posted: 6/20/2006 10:06:25 PM EDT
I have an extra 30mm ring laying around the house and was thinking about buying an AIMPOINT.
Here is my problem.
I spent ALL of my money on my rifle (complete LMT rifle), so I am looking to recoup some of my money.
I am thinking of the following mounting options. Tell me which you think is BEST!
Of course, someone will be along to say "Get which one you like best...well, I like them all!!!)
A: Buy RRA Tactical carry handle mount and Aimpoint. Use the 30mm mount you already have.(total cost=$465 +tax)
B: Buy GG&G cantilever mount, Aimpoint and LMT rear sight (total cost=$612)
C: Buy ARMS 22m68 and spacer, Aimpoint and ARMS #40(Total cost=$550+tax)
D: Buy Eotech 551 and ARMS #40 (total cost:$386+tax) and forget about the 30mm ring.
EoTech and Larue mount
Get the Eotech. If you MUST spend extra money on a mount, get the quick release cam lever mount from GG&G which keeps it at the same heighth.
I'd get the Larue fixed BUIS instead of a flip-type. No need for the flip, and it's less to go wrong.
I just got my LMT 14.5 M4 a few months back
Optic is a 551 with arms 40
I already have a Bushmaster shorty A1 w/ Aimpoint ML2
BTW try and save for the EOTECH 123 bat type
I do think the AIMPOINT is BETTER MADE and the battery life is outstanding same battery since 2001
working on my 3rd pare on my 551
but my SOPMOD and Battle grip holds alot of spares
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