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Posted: 6/22/2003 1:10:40 PM EDT
I posted this in the optics form but got little response:
I want to get a good tight fitting A2 carry handle scope mount but don't want to spend more than I need to. The ARMS one is around $50 yet many other companies like RRA offer what looks to be the same thing for half the price or less. What do you recommend? What do you have?
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 1:23:10 PM EDT
If you buy a $12 scope mount you will have a $12 scope mount. Quality does cost money. I just purchased an ARMS #39A2 Plus for my Bushmaster. With it I have the option of mounting optics on the top of the carry handle or low in front to cowitness the iron sights. Spend a little money and get something that will last as long as the weapon and work well. Sarge
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 1:27:42 PM EDT
Being partial to the A2, I've tried different carry handle mounts. Most wouldn't hold a repeatable zero so taking them off was always a bad idea, you spent more time rezeroing than enjoying... I caught a Leupold in the face when the locknug came loose one afternoon long ago on a Kwik-Site... The ARMS #2 is a few bucks, but it's the only mount that works as advertised...
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 1:31:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 5:02:37 PM EDT
I know a flat top is much better and I am sure that I will get one some time but I dont think it will be too soon. So Does the ARMS #2 mount work? I dont want to buy a $60 mount and then find out that it does not stay on and hold zero.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 6:23:58 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 4:21:53 AM EDT
Thanks. Oh buy the way I did not go chrome. I could not afford it.
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 6:15:29 AM EDT
I use the ARMS #2 and it works great.
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 6:26:47 AM EDT
I have the ARMS #2 and haven't had any problems with it.
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 10:48:00 AM EDT
I like the Smith Enterprises mount.
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