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Posted: 10/17/2004 1:47:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/17/2004 2:05:02 PM EST by kon3]
I ordered an EO TECH 512.A65 . Will it co-witness my front sight when mounted on an RRA A-4 FT upper ?
I sure hope so.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 2:35:07 PM EST
Yes
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 4:17:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/17/2004 4:19:09 PM EST by brass-hog]

I ordered an EO TECH 512.A65 . Will it co-witness my front sight when mounted on an RRA A-4 FT upper ?

If this will co-witness mounting right on the rail then what is the advantage or purpose of say a Larue mount?
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 4:21:51 PM EST
1) Quick detatch with no tools

2) EOtechs from the factory put the irons about center of the window, not leaving you a whole lot of room to use the dot in an unobtructed area of the window. The Larue will raise it very slightly to put the irons in the lower 1/3rd leaving the upper 2/3rds totally unobstructed and happy.

Tex78
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 4:58:48 PM EST
EOTechs cowitness, but they are low. You might prefer a riser.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 7:02:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By kon3:
I ordered an EO TECH 512.A65 . Will it co-witness my front sight when mounted on an RRA A-4 FT upper ?
I sure hope so.



It will co-witness provided you have a BUIS on the flat top as well

As far as a riser goes, I recomend that you try the EOTech mounted directly to the flat top before you buy a riser or QR mount. You might like the way the center 1 MOA dot sits on top of the front sight post. I like it very much. The transition time from optic to BUIS is nill. My cheak weld never changes from optics to irons. YMMV and you can always pick up a QR mount later on. In the mean time, more money for ammo.
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 6:14:52 AM EST

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
EOTechs cowitness, but they are low. You might prefer a riser.



Any riser - other than the LaRue mount will put the EOTech too high to cowitness.

That's one of the things that makes the LaRue mount so special.
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 9:01:28 AM EST
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