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Posted: 10/21/2004 10:44:14 AM EST
What do you prefer to use for mounting on flat top AR ?
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:53:34 AM EST
THUMB
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:54:04 AM EST
I use the thumbscrew so I don't have to worry about finding the right size hex wrench when working on or cleaning the gun. I do, however, tighten down the thumbscrew with a coin or key.

LaRue makes a throwlever mount and if I had that, I would locktite the hex screw to the mount.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 11:43:51 AM EST
Thumb always worked fo me.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 12:15:29 PM EST
I just ordered on of these:





I'll let you know how I like it.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 12:33:42 PM EST
Thumbscrew for me. I usually have a coin I can use to check to see of the screw is tight.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 2:25:20 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 7:09:01 AM EST
The thumb screw is fine as long as you use a coin to tighten it.
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 7:20:08 AM EST

Originally Posted By sam1963:
What do you prefer to use for mounting on flat top AR ?



LaRue Mount - seriously.

When I mount the EOTech to the LaRue I use the Hex Head with some LocTite.

Before I had the LaRue I used the YHM large head screw. This allowed me to remove the sight when I needed to w/o the use of tools (or a coin).

Just remember to tighten finger tight then 1/4 turn more - don't overtighten or you'll break that screw.
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 6:37:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By Forest:

Originally Posted By sam1963:
What do you prefer to use for mounting on flat top AR ?



LaRue Mount - seriously.

When I mount the EOTech to the LaRue I use the Hex Head with some LocTite.

Before I had the LaRue I used the YHM large head screw. This allowed me to remove the sight when I needed to w/o the use of tools (or a coin).

Just remember to tighten finger tight then 1/4 turn more - don't overtighten or you'll break that screw.



I use the same exact setup. Larue repeats zero better when mounting/dismounting.
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