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Posted: 10/27/2004 6:28:58 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 8:05:22 AM EDT by Breycor]
The red-dot on my Aimpoint sits just above my front irons. Is this what is called co-witnessing? Is this a good thing or should I get a mount that raises my Aimpoint a bit higher?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:39:51 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 8:02:05 AM EDT
It's an Aimpoint AB Mount QRP. I don't have my BUIS site yet so I guess I'm not co-witnessing. My question is, does my Aimpoint need to be higher?

Here's pic:

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 8:35:52 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 9:51:30 AM EDT
The mount you have will put the irons in the center of the Aimpoint. It is perfectly useable that way, but most prefer the irons a little lower in the sight window. There is a spacer available for your mount that will raise the Aimpoint up a bit. It's really just a matter of personal preference, though. BTW, the object is to look over your irons when using your dot. You would only use your irons if your dot failed.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 11:28:29 AM EDT
Bradd, do you know where I can get a spacer?

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 1:52:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Breycor:
Bradd, do you know where I can get a spacer?



G and R Tactical
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 3:49:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:28:19 PM EDT
Breycor, you can also mount the Aimpoint QD on a scout rail, this will give you the correct height and allow you to move the sight further forward.

Something like this -
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