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    Quote Originally Posted by cipherk98 View Post
    Nope, the front sight block that came on the barrel, despite not being marked, is an F-size (.040") higher... so with the post bottomed out it's still too high, about 2.25" below POA at 25 yards whereas I shoot for about 1.25-1.5" for a roughly 200 yard zero.

    And yes, retro black rifles are a disease. I started with a parts mutt A2 that is now mostly correct except the for the flash hider (XM16 style 3 prong) which is more or less stuck on there. Funny enough the reason I bought it was I couldn't build one for the price I bought it for. Well this one came in at the exact same price! Down the road I'd like to do a 9mm (if I don't pull the trigger on a Taurus CT9) or a dedicated 22LR build.
    I ran into this problem as well. I didn't have time to figure it out so I dropped it off with a smith. They did some slight dremal work and she's dead on now. The barrel was an AR15 sports barrel 1/9 twist.

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