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4/1/2020 6:58:51 AM
Posted: 1/10/2005 12:08:57 PM EDT
What is it?
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 12:42:08 PM EDT
Weaver is a type off rail with a common sizing nearabouts.

Pickainny is an actual specification with exact tolerances and dimensions in 3d.

Thats all I know.

Link Posted: 1/10/2005 4:47:17 PM EDT
The reason I ask is because I can't figure out why Aimpoint offers both weaver and picatinny mounts.  I thought the two were interchangeable.  Of course, I used to think that about .223 and 5.56 too.
Link Posted: 1/11/2005 2:43:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2005 2:44:10 PM EDT by gregw45]
The cross bar (picatinny) in an ARMS mount will be too wide to fit the slot in a weaver rail.

After grinding a wider slot in a cheap weaver rail the ARMS mount fit perfectly.
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