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Posted: 9/16/2005 2:01:32 AM EDT
just got my set of troy front and rear sigths in yesterday...i remeber there was a thread about which way the conical hole on the small apature should face...away or toward the shooter...i dont remeber the conclusion...now on my service rifle and my le6920 the conical hole is toward the shooter (on the small apature)...on my troy sights the conical is away from the shooter on the small apature...but on the large apature it is facing away on all three sights which i think is correct...if any can post pictures of the correct way from the view of the shooter or just answer this thread in laymens terms would be awsome....
thanks
catfish
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 2:27:55 AM EDT
According to Troy, there are or were, at least three different variations of the rear sight aperture. All are "correct," but the newest one is the one everyone talks about. The newest one has the small hole on the side of the shooters eye, and the large hole on the side away from the shooter.

The way to simulate that is to take a funnel and look through the small end. That is the way the newest aperture looks.

All work fine as well. You do not have a defective sight, if the apertures are different, you just have an earlier version.
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 2:56:08 AM EDT
yep
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:01:06 PM EDT
I tried and mailed Troy, but no answer ...!

Does anybody have the size hole specs of the Troy folding BUIS?

May I use an XS sight systems aperture?

I like the XS´s .100 for general use, but for the big one .200 is enough, I don´t care for XS´s .230 ...

Thanks in advance, H
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:15:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Arminius:
I tried and mailed Troy, but no answer ...!

Does anybody have the size hole specs of the Troy folding BUIS?

May I use an XS sight systems aperture?

I like the XS´s .100 for general use, but for the big one .200 is enough, I don´t care for XS´s .230 ...

Thanks in advance, H




The Troy rear aperture is a proprietary design. You can't swap it out with that of another manufacturer.
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:35:44 PM EDT
I am curious if other manufacturers sights are the "correct" or "incorrect" way.

Anyone know?

Sorry for the hijack.

TIA.

Seydou
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:36:24 PM EDT
catfish,

My Troy has the conical side toward the shooter.

I believe this is the natural orientation, since the ARMS 40L, and the carry handle both use this.

I read here once, that the orientation had beneficial properties in the "other direction" as well IIRC

(was that the Knights Armament representative? I think he was instrumental in the design/manufacture of many of the fundamental aspects of today's M16/M4 and its accessories)


Redfisher
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:39:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/16/2005 12:39:50 PM EDT by jackal2001]
Only way mine will fit. Guess this is correct?

Link Posted: 9/17/2005 6:00:27 AM EDT
So, gents, please:

1:what are the diameters of the Troy,

2. are they same plane, and

3. do they take into account the 1/4 turn on the screw when changing apertures?

Thanx, H
Link Posted: 9/17/2005 10:06:17 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Arminius:
So, gents, please:

1:what are the diameters of the Troy,

2. are they same plane, and

3. do they take into account the 1/4 turn on the screw when changing apertures?

Thanx, H



1. I dont know but its plenty close to milspec.

2. Yes

3. Yes, this is the best rear sight made they are not retard idiots with no clue. Is there actually a sight that does not account for the 1/4 turn? I cant imagine this being a possibility.
Link Posted: 9/17/2005 6:46:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jackal2001:
Only way mine will fit. Guess this is correct?

users.rcn.com/thejackal/upper.jpg



Umm...yes, that is how you MOUNT it. They are talking about the peep hole itself; which direction the concave side is supposed to face. The last I heard the concave side is facing the muzzle, where as on a carry handle the concave side of the sight is towards your eye.
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