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Posted: 3/17/2006 5:29:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/17/2006 6:05:45 PM EDT by HEADACHE]
Ok Ok so everyone knows I'm a little slow but please look at these pics.

I put a piece of white paper behind the sights to show up a little better. . . my camera can kiss it . . . but anyway.

The (LEFT PIC) Colt A2 sights are obviously different between close 0-2 and far 2+
The (RIGHT PIC) Bushy sights on this A1 are the same. . . . no difference between close and far. . . . Why have the flip apertures if they are the same size???

Did I get a screwed up sight piece? Or do all Bushmaster sights look like this? Any Bushy guys onboard tonight? Maybe I'll get the drill out and fix her myself har har har.

Who do I need to email at Bushy to get a new part in? Can I install it myself?

Thanks guys.

Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:34:40 PM EDT
Humm, I never even looked at mine. I never looked down my OEM carry handle bushy sights. From day 1, the handle came off and Eotech went on. I will have to check mine.

Regardless, I know that isn't right. I'm interested to see what the bushy advocates have to say.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:35:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/17/2006 5:36:13 PM EDT by theshootersden]
The holes are suppose to be the same diameter on the A1 aperture...

Examine the aperture for height differences...
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:35:45 PM EDT
By the way, is it just the camera or is your A2 really rusted like that?
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:37:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/17/2006 5:39:16 PM EDT by BravoCompanyUSA]
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:41:21 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/17/2006 5:50:41 PM EDT by HEADACHE]
1 vote Bushy goofed,
1 vote Steve's a retard. . . .
1 vote they're supposed to be that way . . .I love this forum

I got no difference in hole height. . . . just measured it
I got no difference in size I painted a toothpick and spun it thru each aperture . . . same marks

My Colt A2 is painted camo, thats dirt brown not rust ha ha ha

Link Posted: 3/18/2006 5:04:44 AM EDT
So nobody knows for sure whats up with it?
No Bushmaster (proper) people onboard today?

hmmmm. . . . I dropped Bushmaster an email I guess I'll report back in when I find something out.
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 5:31:00 AM EDT
dont know about you but i read two votes for a1 sights are the same hole size but different heights for longer range shots.
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 8:07:54 AM EDT
M16A1 rear sights both have the same aperature diameter, but the rear blade is for longer range. Please note the "L" at the bottom meaning "long". I belive the standard blade is for a 250m zero & the "L" is for 400m, with M193 ball.

Tha M16A2 has a large diameter for 0-200m (note the "0-2" mark) when the elevation wheel is set to 300m. Flip up the small aperature & you're now set for 300m, and now the zero matches the elevation wheel. Of course this is for M855 ball ammo.

Hope this helps.
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 10:50:57 AM EDT
So the consensus is that It is the same diameter and the rear blade is slightly taller making it for long range. . . . . its backwards from my A2, with the close range v. long range on the flip. . . .
Just gonana have to get used to it. . . . . afte about 3000 rounds, I imagine it will feel like part of my arm.

Cool, thanks for the info guys.
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