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Flip Front Sight Gas Block have play!!!???!? *pics inside

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by RallySoob, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    I have had a few different flip sights, I have felt a few other flips sights and every single one (except the GG&G MAD REAR BUIS) has play in it. I bought GG&G's front flip sight to match it but it does not lock the same way and it has some play which obviously leads to long range inaccuracy

    I am contimplating switching to a standard FSB so that I can have the reliable accuracy that a front sight should have but I want to run a scope that would conflict with that.

    *Question. Who makes a replacement FSB with a flip up sight built in it that is actually SOLID as in there is absolutely 0 play in it.

    I'm switching to plastic hg so please dont suggest rail mounted versions.

    Thanks in Advance!!!

    -Sam


    Pic of my gun right now, Magpul moe hand guard is in the mail so its going look alot different soon. That LWRC ARM-R rail thats on it in the pic was horrible. The design was flawed so that the free float clamp would start to come loose after aggressive use. I've learned a valuable lesson. The more simple you keep things the better it will perform. Parts that look neat do about that and that only; look neat.

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  2. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    Just put a YHM on mine, no discernable play....
     
  3. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    so compared to being fixed, as in immovable, how would you say it does while flipped up? " no discernable play" means enough play that it doesn't bother you but still some play? I'm starting to come to the conclusion that there is no front sight made that is as good as a fixed sight as far as accuracy goes. If you are good with your irons you know how important every fraction of a mm can be. especially out past 100yds
     
  4. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    A flip down sight will always be a compromise, they are not intended to be a primary sight....remember what BUIS stands for...even "noticable" movement in the sight shouldnt throw you off enough to miss a persom sized target at 100 yards....
     
  5. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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  6. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    I gear my guns for hunting sage rats and coyotes, thats what I kill in real life. I dont fantasize about shooting people and then call hunters that seek 'real' accuracy mall ninja's
     
  7. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    if your gonna claim you hunt you better post a pic of you and a kill or I wont buy it. I have several...
     
  8. dave

    dave Independence Member

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    +1 more for the YHM fold down.

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  9. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    the fact that your barrel is so long is causing a gravitational pull on your FSB.. needs to be shorter.
     
  10. dave

    dave Independence Member

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    Ha Ha. It does have a weak spot in the middle!
     
  11. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder Ardenwald, OR Well-Known Member

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    But only during a full moon.
     
  12. Dell_dude

    Dell_dude Vancouver, WA Member

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    +1 for YHM.

    That's what is installed on every AR here (4).
     
  13. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    yhm it is. I'll give it shot. txs
     
  14. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Not sure what you mean? I haven't made any claims but here is pic of my backyard from last year, that ain't a dead hooker. ;)

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  15. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    neat. So...your brother or dad shot a deer ;)
     
  16. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure if it's good news or bad news to hear that my father has come back from the dead? So where did you see him? Did he look normal or like a zombie?
     
  17. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    You don't really understand sarcasm much do you?
     
  18. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    ....not your version

    back to the topic of this thread...

    I ended up getting the RRA flip-up GB so I can go shooting this weekend. I got my eye on the vltor and GG&G flip-up GB ...next payday
     
  19. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    ft rock last saturday. RRA flip is 100% solid... couldnt be more satisfied with it


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