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This is a discussion on Redneck Yankee Mounts within the Optics forums, part of the Gun Forum category; Originally Posted by POLACK you can look through it with irons,it's cut to do that You remind me that I did see that a while ...


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Old March 19th, 2017, 02:11 PM   #16
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you can look through it with irons,it's cut to do that
You remind me that I did see that a while ago. It works, but if you look at the iron sight tunnel vision of that one compared to my wide open view of irons you will see a HUGE difference. Same with my scope mount- nothing compares to its wide open iron sight view either.

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Old March 19th, 2017, 02:13 PM   #17
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Now I just have to find someone to make these mounts.
Yep, I put some thought into that as well. It's at this point that you have to decide whether you really want to be in the manufacturing business, or handle sales, marketing, and distribution- a garage full of pallets of cardboard boxes and crates of mounts, packing mounts into boxes and sticking on address labels all day, etc. Or, whether you want to take the final design to an established shop like Sadlak, Basset, LRB, etc, let them do all of the sales, and just sit back and collect royalties of $X per mount for your patent.

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Old March 19th, 2017, 02:30 PM   #18
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Yep, I put some thought into that as well. It's at this point that you have to decide whether you really want to be in the manufacturing business, or handle sales, marketing, and distribution- a garage full of pallets of cardboard boxes and crates of mounts, packing mounts into boxes and sticking on address labels all day, etc. Or, whether you want to take the final design to an established shop like Sadlak, Basset, LRB, etc, let them do all of the sales, and just sit back and collect royalties of $X per mount for your patent.
Mike Sadlak offered to meet me on a Saturday at his office. He never followed up after several calls I made to him.
Bren Basset was going to get back to me after tax season. She never returned any calls I made back to her afterwards.
Sent PM to Jeff. I thought this would be a good product addition for Bula. Never got a reply. Jeff- you listening?

I get this isn't a get-rich-quick scheme, just something to fund guns and ammo. To keep my bride off my back.


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Old March 20th, 2017, 08:56 AM   #19
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If the CQB red dot was more of a flat plate that held the red-dot at 90-degrees (clockwise from pictured) (as with the scoped mount but 180 degrees flip) you could likely lower it (red dot) the height of the red dot's base. Like the scoped mount's red dot but swing it 180-degrees so over the chamber.

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If the CQB red dot was more of a flat plate that held the red-dot at 90-degrees (clockwise from pictured) (as with the scoped mount but 180 degrees flip) you could likely lower it (red dot) the height of the red dot's base. Like the scoped mount's red dot but swing it 180-degrees so over the chamber.
I thought about the CQB mount that way but the sights horizontal adjustment wouldn't be accessible. I believe they're all on the right side which would be on the bottom if rotated.

PS- The patent claim for the CQB mount also permits the attachment of an auxiliary laser sight alongside the red dot but isn't something I made a prototype of.

I still appreciate the thought.

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The DSM mount imo is a great mount especially for those running the M14 in the Heavy Metal, He-Man, or Iron Man 3 gun competition divisions that allow the use of optics. It is also a mount that offers a little of everything.

Low to the bore.
Use of Irons if needed.
Use of a MRD if needed.
Use of a decent optic i.e 1-8x FFP MRAD if needed
It is a single point mount that can be taken off as needed.

A mount that offers a lot while being simplistic. So do you need any testers?


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Old March 20th, 2017, 02:06 PM   #22
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The DSM mount imo is a great mount especially for those running the M14 in the Heavy Metal, He-Man, or Iron Man 3 gun competition divisions that allow the use of optics. It is also a mount that offers a little of everything.

Low to the bore.
Use of Irons if needed.
Use of a MRD if needed.
Use of a decent optic i.e 1-8x FFP MRAD if needed
It is a single point mount that can be taken off as needed.

A mount that offers a lot while being simplistic. So do you need any testers?
Right On! I had a couple passed out to friends. Great reviews from other shooters at the ranges. I'll see what I can do.

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Old March 21st, 2017, 05:59 PM   #23
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For an absolutely secure mount I've been testing wedge-lock washers made By Heico Fasteners. These wedge-lock washers will make current methods of "bare" bolts and cam washers obsolete. These washers combined with a mount that is unmovable will prevent the bolt from self loosening.

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Old April 1st, 2017, 06:53 AM   #24
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Tests

Shooting at two hundred yards the other day for testing repeatability of the mount showed good results. Prior to this I only had time to visit the local 50 yard range for testing. In removing and replacing the mount six times, the worst case was a minute off, shooting Hornady TAP 155gr with a Leupold Mk IV 1.5-5X, producing about 3.5" groups.

Using the standard SAI thumbscrew I added a Heicko-lock wedgelock washer. I'm testing this washer to see if it helps in preventing self loosening of the thumbscrew. The thickness of the washer allowed for the thumbscrew to thread into the receiver only halfway using a screwdriver without over-torqueing it, so this is a somewhat extreme test. In addition to the repeatability test, I shot a couple hundred rounds of FMJ without removing the mount and didn't have any loosening.

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Old April 6th, 2017, 05:34 PM   #25
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acra glass lugs

Grooves in the mount are filled with a bead of glass bedding. I ran a red pencil over the lugs for clarity. This is the result providing a perfect fit for my prototypes. (Colors aren't true so don't think my spring is rusted)

Side note- I wasn't too pleased with the above mentioned 3.5" 100 yd groups so I'm going to try some accuracy results with the rifle in its original NM walnut stock.
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