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#7141847 - 04/15/18 08:44 PM Backup iron sights on MSR-10
Sigmund Offline
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Registered: 12/15/15
Posts: 66
I got some Troy industries iron sights a while back. Finally took the time to dial them in while out at the lease this weekend.

https://troyind.com/products/micro-set-hk-front-and-round-rear-blk

Setup a target at 100Y, took me a bit to find the paper, but once I did I managed to get it zeroed fairly quickly.

Adjustments were made after shots 1 and 2. I finished the magazine with shots 3-6 figuring it would be close enough for iron sights at 100Y. I was pleasantly surprised with the three holes in the red. Surely some luck was involved.

Overall Iím pretty happy with the sights. I think the picatinny clamp could be better, but it seems to work.


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#7143426 - 04/17/18 03:09 PM Re: Backup iron sights on MSR-10 [Re: Sigmund]
chalet Online   content
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Registered: 11/08/09
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Loc: North Side of the Metromess
Nice. My eyes stink but I enjoy shooting irons on AR's. Have one carbine that wears a standard A2 carry handle and another rifle with 1-4 Burris Mtac and Matech buis. Both zero'd at 100yds. Like the looks and quality of MI stuff, just a little more than I want to spend on plinkin sights.




Edited by chalet (04/17/18 03:10 PM)
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#7144034 - 04/18/18 07:11 AM Re: Backup iron sights on MSR-10 [Re: Sigmund]
patriot07 Offline
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
That's wild. Real good shooting. I am remarkably bad with iron sights. I shot my Ruger AR for the first time on Monday and had a 4"-5" group going at 50 yards on iron sights and I was happy with that. About 12 shots IIRC.

That being said, a big part of iron sight accuracy is how precise the sights are. The AR sights with a smaller opening on the back sight can be fairly accurate. The Ruger has a medium hole on the back sight. Not sure how the Troys are, but Magpul used to have multiple aperture choices if I remember right, which was pretty nice.

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