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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 12/18/2005 7:03:35 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/18/2005 7:04:09 AM EDT by rjroberts]
I see the AMS 40 called a "stand alone" sight. Yet, it appears one still needs to use a front sight. I normally have an ACOG TA01B on the rifle, and would have wanted a back-up. I have a screw on handle and front sight tower similar to a mounted one (this is on an AR10 A4, flat top) which I could use if needed, though I'd rather have small ones on the rifle, ready for use.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 8:50:44 AM EDT
My best guess is that by "stand alone" they mean not part of a carry handle assembly. Yes, you still need a front sight. I have the #40L-SP on my rifle.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 9:04:04 AM EDT
My guess is the "stand alone" term came from the fact that the 40 isn't part of a Swan Sleeve rail.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 11:04:01 AM EDT
Thank you! That was the info. I needed, even though I wish it were different.
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