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#5628860 - 03/01/15 05:29 PM AR Front sight post or ???
jbd76266 Offline


Registered: 04/17/09
Posts: 4375
Loc: Sanger, TX
Had a blast being able shoot multiple pigs with the AR. Decided I certainly want to leave it open sight or close to it as I liked the fast acquisition. Only problem was when they came out it was almost too dark to make out the sights (Standard rear aperture with basic black front post).

Would like opinions on my options. Can anyone suggest a high viz front post or even a red dot? Don't want to scope it.

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#5629417 - 03/01/15 09:22 PM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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I know XS has a front sight. If you're going to put a red dot on it, just go ahead and get a 1-4 or 1-6x scope.
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#5630110 - 03/02/15 10:04 AM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Tritium front sight?
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#5630139 - 03/02/15 10:22 AM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
jbd76266 Offline


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Something like this is what I see myself going with. Pretty clean and basic

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#5630595 - 03/02/15 02:47 PM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
clandr1 Offline
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Registered: 12/12/14
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Loc: Frisco
What's your budget? Irons are fun, and nice to have, but you can't really beat a red dot sight after sundown.

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#5630601 - 03/02/15 02:52 PM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
DeerSlayer31 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/10
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Red dots are fun. I just have a cheap Sun Optics red dot and it works great.
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#5630666 - 03/02/15 03:36 PM Re: AR Front sight post or ??? [Re: jbd76266]
Payne Offline
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aimpoint compM4 and cowitness it
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