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How do you wear your Glasses?

Discussion in 'Education & Training' started by Synnergy, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. Synnergy

    Synnergy Oregon Member

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    Greetings,

    I have a few questions and appreciate the tips, AND assuming one thing: Your Armalite is your survival rifle...


    Q1. BUIS are only good if your magnification is off.


    (y/n) please ellaborate



    Q2. What is the preferred method to mount Glass?
     
  2. hoody

    hoody Tigard/Beaverton area Active Member

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    Q1: you won't want to use a flip 3X magnifier (meant for a red dot) with just iron sights. The sight picture/sight alignment is goofed: the front sight is magnified and blurry and will feel like it is right in front of your nose.

    Q2: on the receiver's top rail. 1000 good ways to do this: depends.
     
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  3. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    like this:

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  4. ogre

    ogre Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Q2: Missionary position.
     
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  5. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    *Gibbs-slaps MNG and Ogre* OP MEANT mount glass on a RIFLE, smartasses... :p

    @OP: As a bespectacled shooter myself, wish I knew what to tell ya--I only shoot pistol, but someday I need to learn the tricks of corrective-optics and rifle work myself.
     
  6. nwo

    nwo Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    On my face.
     
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  7. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    Yeah, I was thinking "safety glasses" or some such thing. Never heard an optic referred to as "glasses".
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I mount my glass like a monkey.
     
  9. unklekippy

    unklekippy In The Mountains Near Sprague River Well-Known Member

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    I don't think the OP is speaking of spectacles, but of a scope/optics/glass(es? Never heard that one.).

    Does your Armalite have a receiver rail, as mentioned by hoody? If so, there you go. I personally don't have a use for optics on semi-auto "battle riles". o each their own, of course.
     
  10. CoastRange57

    CoastRange57 Western Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Pictures please.....:paranoid:
     
  11. Cuthbert Allgood

    Cuthbert Allgood Clark County, WA Well-Known Member

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    I don't need no stinkin' "glasses!"
     
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  12. Synnergy

    Synnergy Oregon Member

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    Q3: should I mount "glass" on my armalite survival rifle? Please elaborate

    My battle rifle has a mount which allows the use of iron sights while the scope is mounted.

    Q4: Assuming you like to "wear glasses", is a quick disconnect mount the way to go? Which ones do you like, which ones do you not like?
     
  13. bellarum

    bellarum beaverton Well-Known Member

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    I had an A.R.M.S. 5 mount, with thumb screws, on my 16" flat top AR that allowed me to remove and reinstall my scope to use my BUIS. Never had an issue with re zero. After a few years I pulled it and put it on my M&P 15 .22. I'm having a great time working with the Troy BUIS. I doubt I'll put a scope back on it. If you go with a large objective lens on your scope you won't be able to see through your "see through" mount and use your sights. The bell will be in the way. You want your scope mounted as low as you can get it. I wear glasses while I'm replying to threads on NWFA:)