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Old 10-30-2013, 08:51 PM   #1
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I just bought me a Del-Ton Echo 316 w/ Magpul and it already has a front sight. I was just planning on buying a rear sight but instead i am thinking a scope, red dot, something cheap but good. I sort of want something that will work with the front sight so i do not have to take it off, but any recommendations are helpful. Thanks!

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Looks like i get rear sights and front sights mixed up in the post.

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So you have a front sight? And want to buy a rear sight?

$60 will easily buy the excellent Magpul MBUS2 rear sight. For a RDS, you can catch the Bushnell TRS-25 on sale for around $80, I couldn't recommend any RDS cheaper than that. I use this combination on a couple ARs with excellent results.

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^^^^^^^ Ding ding ding you got your answer right there ^^^^^^^^ Perfect combo thats reasonably priced . I have a TRS25 on my MP5 . and I only use magpul rears . Why ?? They just work

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... Perfect combo thats reasonably priced . I have a TRS25 on my MP5 . and I only use magpul rears . Why ?? They just work
Perfect combo for me as well. I was skeptical of the TRS-25 but after a year of good service with my first one I bought another. No problems with either. I don't know if it would hold zero for years on a 12 gauge but it does just fine on a 5.56 AR.
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So you have a front sight? And want to buy a rear sight?

$60 will easily buy the excellent Magpul MBUS2 rear sight. For a RDS, you can catch the Bushnell TRS-25 on sale for around $80, I couldn't recommend any RDS cheaper than that. I use this combination on a couple ARs with excellent results.
So you are saying this for $80. Damn this seems like a good deal
http://www.cabelas.com/product/Bushnell-Trophy-TRS-Red-Dot-Sight/748791.uts?productVariantId=1715914&avad=48247_a53 c40c5&WT.mc_id=al35987&rid=12&WT.tsrc=AFF
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Yeah that one. Hmmm, $70. I may have to get another!

Amazon also has it for $70 with free shipping and no local tax (if you have Cabelas in state).
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You will need a mount. A little embarrassed to recommend UTG but they have $10 mounts with short, medium and tall risers. I like the tall one which gives a bottom 1/3 cowitness. The medium gives absolute cowitness.

Amazon has them.

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UTG High Profile Riser Mount

http://www.amazon.com/UTG-Profile-Riser-Mount-slots/dp/B003TWZG4G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383172436&sr=8-1&keywords=utg+rs10s3

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Do you even need a rail? I know that the top of the gun has some sort of rail system already on it. Can't the scope go right on top of the gun? Or will a separate rail be needed?

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