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11/22/2017 10:05:29 PM
Posted: 8/30/2004 6:49:46 PM EST
I currently have a compact ACOG mounted on my carry handle of my AR-15 A-3 L.E. model. The single hole on the handle does not give proper eye relief for the site IMO. I would like to move the ACOG back almost on top of the rear sight. Has anyone drilled the carry handle to do something similar? And if so, what size/type of bit used? And finally, any tricks to this, or is it simple, drill and install scope?
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 8:20:39 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 8:21:05 PM EST
It's pretty simple. If I remember correctly, the Trijicon manual suggests that you drill and install the second hole to mount a full-sized ACOG on the carry handle. I can't remember the drill bit that I needed but you'll be able to figure that one out pretty quickly.

Good luck!
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 8:22:51 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 5:34:37 AM EST
Thanks, gonna get it down asap.
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 10:04:41 AM EST

Use a drill press or you will have an egg-shaped hole...sorry to say I speak from experience. At the time I was so pissed I was about to buy a new upper. I eventually got over and hardly notice it now.

Good Luck
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 11:27:07 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/31/2004 11:29:55 AM EST by robocop974]
OK, done, how do I attach a photo of my work in this messge board?
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