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Posted: 3/5/2006 11:57:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 11:58:29 AM EDT by islanderman7]

Originally Posted By gregw45:

on a setup like this one provided^^^, my question is how do you get around the unmoveable front sight when you have a scope mounted like that? I can see that being in the way of the scope.

Link Posted: 3/5/2006 12:08:23 PM EDT

Because of the focal length of most scopes, you are not even going to see the front sight in most set-ups like that. Even with a low-powered scope, like the ELCAN, I can barely see the front sight as a faint outline (and it's not enough to bother me), and with a higher-power scope, the front sight is compltely invisible to me.

For optics without magnification like an EOTech or an Aimpoint, I prefer a flip-up front sight, so it is out of the way and doesn't interfere, but for most scopes with magnification I don't see it as an issue.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 12:20:59 PM EDT

or get a flip sight

Link Posted: 3/5/2006 6:28:51 PM EDT
I have no problem with my A2 front sight and a 20" barrel when looking through my scope. I can not tell that it is there.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 9:18:15 PM EDT
+1 for not seeing the fsb
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 9:40:34 PM EDT
Had a compact ACOG (3x24) and the front sight was hardly noticeable even whe trying to looks at it.
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