View Full Version : (Dis)advantage of front mounted red dot

October 18, 2004, 09:42 AM
What is the advantages / disadvantages of mounting a red dot sight up front on the handguards.
Of course this depends on that you have a stabile system (RIS/RAS etc).

Is this for mounting nightvision behind the dot sight, or are there other reasons aswell?

October 20, 2004, 08:09 AM
i dont know of any disadvantages. its very quick to swing and gain sight picture with forward mounted optics