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Posted: 9/4/2013 4:55:15 PM EST
I had my AR setup with a Weaver 1-3 scope. I think it's a great scope for the money, but I decided to put it on my M&P 15-22 and go back to irons on my AR.

I really like going back to irons. The balance of the rifle is better, and I'm having a lot of fun with the irons, especially shooting off-hand.

Has anyone else preferred to go back to iron sights from optics?
Link Posted: 9/4/2013 5:01:21 PM EST
I just did it on my new colt 6920...it is a lot of fun
Link Posted: 9/4/2013 5:28:36 PM EST
I did because I had to. My SRS brake and is off for repairs but shooting irons only has been a ton of fun.
Link Posted: 9/5/2013 12:23:25 PM EST
I use irons exclusively on my rifle.
Seems like anytime I have enough money to get a scope, I buy another 1,000 rounds instead.

I love shooting with irons!
Link Posted: 9/5/2013 12:35:17 PM EST
I have gone back and forth with Irons.

I even bought a carry handle to pair with my FSB, cause fixed irons sights are the strongest.
Link Posted: 9/5/2013 12:46:51 PM EST
My last build was irons only, as is my next. Not giving up optics on everything, but I don't need or want them on everything either!
Link Posted: 9/5/2013 5:21:35 PM EST
I mostly shoot off-hand, and I like irons for that. I really like how the rifle is lighter and balances better. Plus, I don't have to worry about batteries.
Link Posted: 9/8/2013 10:26:45 AM EST
Most fun shooting with irons. The rifle just feels so well balanced.
Link Posted: 9/8/2013 2:58:54 PM EST
I shoot groups with irons @ 25 about once or twice a month just to say I can still shoot-in to SOTIC. Other than that, I like to shoot qual with irons before I work my ELCAN...... Practice makes perfect
Link Posted: 9/8/2013 8:23:10 PM EST
Originally Posted By bjb4242:
Has anyone else preferred to go back to iron sights from optics?
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I took the Micro off of my 15-22. I think it's more fun to shoot with the sights.
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