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Old January 28, 2013, 10:07 PM   #1
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EOTech QD mount from Larue

Considering the LT110 QD mount for my XPS2. Interested in knowing if raising the optic .275" will make much of a cheekweld difference?
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Old January 28, 2013, 11:58 PM   #2
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Not much of a difference in cheek weld. Especially since the reticle will move with your head. It will move your absolute cowitness to a lower 1/3rd.
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Old January 29, 2013, 10:09 AM   #3
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Yeah, with modern CQB optics like EOTech and Aimpoint, you aren't needing a cheek weld, you just need to see the reticle. Mounting the optic slightly higher for a lower 1/3 cowitness can help keep your head more upright, potentially making things more comfortable for you as well as maybe speeding things up a bit.

I have Aimpoints, but I do prefer the lower 1/3 cowitness to absolute.
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Old January 29, 2013, 10:22 AM   #4
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That might be the way to go. Plus there's enough room on the mount to put a magnifier behind the RDS.
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Old January 29, 2013, 11:14 AM   #5
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somebody was making a big thumb screw to replace the allen keyed screw that is used on the standard mount. this is a much cheaper solution that won't change the height.
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Old January 29, 2013, 05:48 PM   #6
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somebody was making a big thumb screw to replace the allen keyed screw that is used on the standard mount. this is a much cheaper solution that won't change the height.
I'll have to find out who? I had a lower 1/3 mount with an Aimpoint Micro prior, and really didn't care for the added height.
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Old January 30, 2013, 08:15 AM   #7
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i want to say it was yhm. i found it on ebay years ago. it's what i'm using now.
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Old February 1, 2013, 11:43 AM   #8
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Have you looked at the GG&G's QD mounting system? I use their Eotech QD system along with their lens caps on one of my Eotechs. I like them because they add no height to the sight. They make good stuff but make sure you get the right one for your sight.

http://www.gggaz.com/eotech-xps-qd-mounting-system.html
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Old February 1, 2013, 03:22 PM   #9
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