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Posted: 3/30/2006 8:55:37 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/30/2006 1:43:47 PM EDT by Dragonfly228]
Yankee Hill will be comming out with a folding drum rear sight. It may look odd with that tapered barrel (like a cone). But on closer inspection, this makes the front face of the sight to be in vertical plane instead of sloped. Now that is cool, being that it is also folding makes it even more innovative. I like it. Now I am really tempted.

the views of the site in the picture is front, left, back, left (stowed) prospectively
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 9:04:41 AM EDT
dupe,this was up yesterday,cool though
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 9:32:23 AM EDT
Spring loaded or no?
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 9:37:19 AM EDT

Originally Posted By rcoers:
Spring loaded or no?



The sketch looks like it locks in the up position, but not the down position. So I would assume that it is not spring loaded.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 9:39:04 AM EDT
I wonder what the price will be.....
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 10:14:33 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Carter226:
I wonder what the price will be.....



cheaper than anything comparable (although I'm not sure what that would be)

I like the "HK style" apertures for a rear sight. I'd be willing to trade range of adjustment for bomb-proof durability.

I'm interested...
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 11:14:46 AM EDT
Wow. That is truely fugly.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 11:16:44 AM EDT
IBTL, saw it yesterday. Very interesting though.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 11:18:32 AM EDT
I don’t like the giant screw on the side, that’s why I stick with A.R.M.S
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 11:18:47 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Carter226:
I wonder what the price will be.....

Im with you. I know they usually make the cheapest. Their fixed rear sight is only $50.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 11:32:51 AM EDT
Wish it was fixed.

I have their A2 BUIS in that style and it is wobbly... I wouldn't trust it to take a hit or a drop.

The thing just seems flimsy.


But, it was cheap and works. Can't ask for much more... it aint like I'm storming the beaches anytime soon.


- BG
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 12:15:47 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dragonfly228:
the views of the site in the picture is front, left, back, right prospectively


Actually they are front, left (deployed), back, left (stowed) respectively.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 12:22:44 PM EDT
LINK to other thread?

I suppose you missed it because this ISN'T the optics forum!

But why go and make it a flip version? I'd like a non-flip version I think. I'm thinking about the Vltor CASV-ELT on an SBR and how an H&K type rear sight might look- kinda sexy!
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 12:33:04 PM EDT
Tag
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 1:12:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 1:49:01 PM EDT
Looks interesting.
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