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Posted: 10/11/2008 12:00:13 PM EDT
Will weaver type rings fit on an A3 upper or do I need a different type of ring to mount a scope?  

I don't have a gun to try this on but I am thinking about getting one and was wondering if I can uses a scope and rings I already have.
Link Posted: 10/16/2008 10:43:16 AM EDT
Yep, Weaver rings work just fine on a picatinny rail.  Just not the other way around.
Link Posted: 10/16/2008 12:39:54 PM EDT
If the rings you already have are for a traditional rifle, they may be too short for an AR, which generally needs the scope mounted up around 1.4" centerline.  This usually requires ultra-high rings or a riser that gets the rings to the desired height.
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