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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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Old March 20th, 2017, 12:54 PM   #21
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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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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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