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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 10/1/2005 12:04:14 AM EDT
I thought I read that with an EOTech, mounting it forward is not important since it does not act as a red dot.

I only have rails on my reciever, should I mount it so it hangs over the front almost touching the M4 handguards, or even with the front of the reciever which looks a little better.
Link Posted: 10/1/2005 12:06:37 AM EDT
See which works better. Generally, balance better over the upper. Maybe faster sight pick up farther forward, but watch the balance. It is a red dot, so I'm not sure what you mean by "not a red dot.
Who cares wha it looks like.

Rick
Link Posted: 10/1/2005 1:13:55 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/1/2005 5:10:47 PM EDT
I'm not a pro -- but from all I have observed and read, you have greater peripheral vision as you move the site forward. GG&G has scout rails for upper recievers for this purpose among other things.

www.gggaz.com/products/standardscout_gs1.php

J223...
Link Posted: 10/1/2005 6:12:44 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 6:48:39 AM EDT
I had mine way far forward. I eventually moved it back to the end of the receiver for balance though.
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 7:02:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/2/2005 7:03:19 AM EDT by bigsapper]


Balance is definitely an issue. Makes Popeye forearms.
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