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Ruger AR 556 Fixed Front Sight w/ Scope

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 12:46 PM

Anyone familiar with the Ruger AR 556?  I have a fixed front sight that I don't want to remove. But I wanted to add an optic (yet to be determined) and was curious if a 1 inch riser mount would be enough.




#2 B3dlam


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Posted 23 August 2016 - 08:06 PM

You don't need a riser just mount it as if the front sight isnt there.   Technically speaking the front sight will reduce a small amount of light that reaches your scope and if its a low magnification scope you may see it but if youre talking any scope over say 4 power you wont even notice the front sight in the scope.

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 01:47 AM

I barely notice the front sight in my acog for rifle qual with my m4.

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 03:50 PM

I second Psybain, I rarely noticed the front sight while using an optic.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 11:27 AM

I had an M4 with a TA31F ACOG, never saw the front sight. Same with my 20" AR rifle that had a 4.5-14x on it.

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