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Posted: 9/4/2013 5:55:15 PM EDT
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 6:01:21 PM EDT
I just did it on my new colt 6920...it is a lot of fun
Link Posted: 9/4/2013 6:28:36 PM EDT
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 1:23:25 PM EDT
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 1:35:17 PM EDT
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 1:46:51 PM EDT
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 6:21:35 PM EDT
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 11:26:45 AM EDT
Most fun shooting with irons.  The rifle just feels so well balanced.
Link Posted: 9/8/2013 3:58:54 PM EDT
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 9:23:10 PM EDT
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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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