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Discussion in 'Rifles' started by ZIG, Oct 8, 2018.
I have run the trijicon on the low mount in front of the carry handle. It works great.
We are mixing two generations of state-of-the-art technology that now clash.
Stoner's carry handle on 1960s and 1970s M16 was a influential revolution.
With the basic iron sights it is still a fantastic and functional piece of equipment.
Modern 21st century optics are a huge leap forward in target acquisition and engagement.
An Aimpoint or an ACOG or an EoTech is a marvelous optical device.
To the germane point of this thread.
Don't combine them.
Carry handle with iron sights or modern optic on a flat-top.
For all the pleasure of the modern optical devices I own....my vintage Colt SP1 with it's carry handle is just a primal joy.
My bug-out SHTF weapon in my safe at my "other place" is a Colt M4 14.5" with a vintage carry handle. Batteries not included (nor needed!).
I think it looks obscene!
It works though, only issue I ever ran into was slight washout under mercury vapor lights at night, but you still have your front sight post.
yeah, talk dirty to me
Nvm. Thinking of another rail I threaded.