When he first encountered offset backup iron sights designed for an AR-style rifle, our Rifles editor wasn't too impressed. Here are his thoughts now.
Looking for backup iron sights for a scoped rifle? Offset sights may be just the way to go.
Perfect when using a suppressor or a red dot with an HK VP9 pistol.
Technology and demand are driving a light-rifle trend that shows no signs of slowing down. Purpose-built, flyweight guns are a dream to carry and shoot, but the additional machining, exotic materials and manufacturing methods that can bring something like an AR rifle down to 4.5 pounds make it expensive.