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Old 02-02-2012, 12:56 AM   #1
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Well im looking for fixed sights to get for a 9mm carbine that i should be getting in a few weeks. It says the rail is pretty much identical to the Ar and anything will fit.







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Old 02-02-2012, 01:39 AM   #2
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Look into Magpul Mbus flip up sights. They are inexpensive compared to other back up sights and are still good quality. They should mount right on your rail.

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Look into Magpul Mbus flip up sights. They are inexpensive compared to other back up sights and are still good quality. They should mount right on your rail.
Magpul buis is a good choice, run them on my ar and have had zero issues and for the price you can't go wrong
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Has anyone tried any products from Troy Industries? I like the look of their sight plus they are made of alluminum?

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I have no personal experience with Troy but I have read nothing but good things about them. I will be ordering a Troy battle rail next week for my AR build.

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I like Troy BUIS but the Gen 2 MBUS are nice as well. If you want fixed take a look at the ones Daniel Defense puts out.

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One thing to note...

Standard AR type sights are calibrated for elevation changes using .223/5.56 ammunition. The elevation adjustments will be pretty useless with a 9mm, as marked. You could commit a few settings to memory, blow off the adjustment, or maybe pick a compact, fixed elevation rear sight that would be less complex and take up less space.

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One thing to note...

Standard AR type sights are calibrated for elevation changes using .223/5.56 ammunition. The elevation adjustments will be pretty useless with a 9mm, as marked. You could commit a few settings to memory, blow off the adjustment, or maybe pick a compact, fixed elevation rear sight that would be less complex and take up less space.
Are you saying the MOA adjustment of an iron sight won't work due to the difference in caliber? Or are you talking about BDC optics?
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Max effective range for the 9MM in a carbine is 100-125 yards. So just zero it at 50 yards, apply a bit of blue Loctite, and call it good. You'll be very very close out to 125.

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Im guessing at furthest i will be shooting 100 yards with it.

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