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Hi,
I am looking for suggestions on a scope for a FAL in a PARA configuration.  Ideally magnification in the 1-3x range, but red dots are o.k. too.  Want to mount it low enough to maintain the good cheek weld I get right now without having to do stock cheek raisers.
 
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Originally posted by tman1965 tman1965 wrote:

have you looked at these? http://swfa.com/Vortex-StrikeFire-Red-Dot-Sights-C1462.aspx

+1 both of these are outstanding red dots
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What type of mount are you using? Para type fal have the bolt spring in the dust cover which increases their height. This and a cheek riser on a folding stock doesn't work well.  If you really want too keep it low, you'll need to go to a scout type front mount and a dot. Not sure but try Ultimak on the mount, then choose your sight.

Edited by Dale Clifford - January/31/2011 at 08:20
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