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Old 08-19-2009, 11:36 AM   #1
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AR BUIS recommendations?

I'm looking for rear flip up back up sites for my AR (should pick it up this week). I want something reliable, but it doesn't have to be top shelf. I'm also not wanting to cheap out and get a piece of junk.

I'll eventually add an optic, but for now, I'll just be shooting iron sites.

Any recommendations?
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Old 08-19-2009, 05:30 PM   #2
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If you want cheap go with the Magpul MBUS for $55.

If you want to drop some $$$ go with the TROY $140

The Larue fixed rear sight is great as well @ $89.

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Old 08-19-2009, 08:21 PM   #3
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I'm a fan of Yankee Hill...great quality, though not top of the line, but definitely not crap. All of my gas blocks and BUIS were Yankee Hill. They're handguards are great too.
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Old 08-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #4
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If you want cheap go with the Magpul MBUS for $55.

If you want to drop some $$$ go with the TROY $140

The Larue fixed rear sight is great as well @ $89.
Clusive wins.
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Old 08-20-2009, 12:59 AM   #5
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If you want cheap go with the Magpul MBUS for $55.

If you want to drop some $$$ go with the TROY $140

The Larue fixed rear sight is great as well @ $89.
+1

If you can't justify the 140 for the TROY (which is awesome), I'd skip the magpul and go right for the Larue. Not that the magpul is a bad sight, I just prefer the Larue for the little bit extra.
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Old 08-20-2009, 09:20 AM   #6
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Thanks for the replies here. I'll check those out....
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:52 PM   #7
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Don't overlook the MidWest Industries sights - I have them on my AR (front and rear), and they're fantastic.
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:05 AM   #8
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What do you guys think about GG&G?

Specifically, I'm looking at this guy:

A2 style
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=138118751

And possibly this guy:
MAD style
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=137695853

http://www.gggaz.com/index.php?cat=40&parents=38

Has everything I'm looking for and the price is right....I'm not sure which to get at this point.
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Old 08-25-2009, 06:48 PM   #9
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What do you guys think about GG&G?

Specifically, I'm looking at this guy:

A2 style
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=138118751

And possibly this guy:
MAD style
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=137695853

http://www.gggaz.com/index.php?cat=40&parents=38

Has everything I'm looking for and the price is right....I'm not sure which to get at this point.
I'm really out of my league here because I didn't have to replace mine when I bought the gun, but I've heard good things about GG&G but I don't have anything more specific than that unfortunately...sorry
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If you are on a budget, you can find Matech 600m BUIS for ~$65 new. It's a great sight and is US Army Standard Issue.

$40: http://ee.ar15.com/ItemView.aspx?iid=25369
$50: http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.htm...f=142&t=710162

This guy had some listed for $35. Maybe send him an email, see if he has any left. http://ee.ar15.com/ItemView.aspx?iid=23370

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Clusive are you on AR15?
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Old 08-25-2009, 10:21 PM   #13
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I'm a bit torn on flip up vs. fixed. So it's between the GG&G flip ups I aleady posted or LMT / Larue for the fixed. I'll probably decide tomorrow at some point. I've looked at others, but these seem to fit my needs best and (IMO) have the best aesthetics.

LMT:


Larue:


GG&G:
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What kind of optic you planning on running down the road? Tube red dot, holo sight, reflex, magnified optic?
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:16 PM   #15
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What kind of optic you planning on running down the road? Tube red dot, holo sight, reflex, magnified optic?
probably a reflex
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I have a flip-up and wouldn't look back...i have an ACOG
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probably a reflex
Running an open reflex with the right mount, you should be able to co-witness with any of those irons you picked.

It's up to you. The flip-up would be more flexible with your optic choice down the road, but the fixed rear would be always ready with nothing to flip-up.
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