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m98
08-08-2012, 5:42 PM
Been pondering............why............doesnt make any sense at all. Theres nothing special about front buis to rears. Its not like its made out of platnium. So what gives?

DannyInSoCal
08-08-2012, 5:46 PM
Just use two rear sights then....

m98
08-08-2012, 5:48 PM
Just use two rear sights then....


I have thought of that too lol

DannyInSoCal
08-08-2012, 6:00 PM
Make sure you turn the front rear sight around so it faces you...

m98
08-08-2012, 6:02 PM
Make sure you turn the front rear sight around so it faces you...



(insert pic of ar with backwards mounted eotech and backwards mag here)

DannyInSoCal
08-08-2012, 6:04 PM
Are you going to be shooting over your shoulder backwards with a mirror...?

m98
08-08-2012, 6:08 PM
Are you going to be shooting over your shoulder backwards with a mirror...?

Sorry, i dont possess such talents. I would do it and pootube vid it if i had such skills ;p

Merc1138
08-08-2012, 7:13 PM
Umm...

Troy front folding , $100
Troy rear folding , $120

Magpul front folding, $34
Magpul rear folding, $48

Midwest industries front folding, $80
Midwest industries rear folding, $95

YHM front folding, $109
YHM read folding, $128

You're right, it makes absolutely no sense that the front sights are more expensive than the rears, considering everyone normally sells the rear sights for more money than the front.

wtf?

Curley Red
08-09-2012, 7:25 AM
Because you can't use one without the other.