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Posted: 5/19/2003 5:47:13 PM EDT
I just purchased one from Bushmaster, how should I index it? Does it matter? Thanks for any help...
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 6:13:31 PM EDT
You really would not want flash in your line of sight. I have my slots at 10, 2, 4, 6, and 8 o'clock.
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 8:31:09 PM EDT
I dont know how the line of sight thing is such a big deal, I never was able to see anything over the front sight base anyway.
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 8:59:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/20/2003 5:01:46 AM EDT
Thanks for the help..I installed it so that there was a solid part at exactly 12:00, but that also put a vent at 6:00. But I guess that is the price you pay for the phantom. I do have one other question, why does the A2 birdcage have a vent at the 12:00 position if it matters so much?
Link Posted: 5/20/2003 8:55:29 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/20/2003 3:05:53 PM EDT by Raptor22]
Originally Posted By Framer: Thanks for the help..I installed it so that there was a solid part at exactly 12:00, but that also put a vent at 6:00. But I guess that is the price you pay for the phantom. I do have one other question, why does the A2 birdcage have a vent at the 12:00 position if it matters so much?
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Regardless of whether the bottom slots are at 4, 6, 8 or 5 & 7, they will still kick up dust in the prone position. The design of the A2 flash hider was twofold, a flash hider and a compensator with the added bonus of not kicking up dust in the prone position because the bottom half is closed. That is why you have 5 vents clustered on the top half. There is no other way to do it.
Link Posted: 5/20/2003 2:48:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/20/2003 4:53:32 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Framer: I do have one other question, why does the A2 birdcage have a vent at the 12:00 position if it matters so much?
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I went with the A2 theory and indexed at 12-2-5-7-10. As for any flash from the 12 o'clock slot, well.....it is a [b]Phantom[/b].[;)]
Link Posted: 5/21/2003 4:59:22 AM EDT
Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.
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