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I've noticed in some pics of ATI-ed 995s that the owners have moved the front post sight back from the muzzle to the stock. Is there an advantage in this or is it just personal preference?
 

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Probably just preference...have it up against the stock rather than a bare barrel, the sight and then more bare barrel...
 

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I bought th barrel shroud for a clean no sight look...
 

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No shrouds available as of yet allow the front sight to fit on as well...they are just long enough to cover the barrel from the muzzle to the stock...
 
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I have the front sight all the way back to the base of the ATI stock as does my friend,co-worker,and fellow forumer Patriot2980.
It does not seem to shorten the sight radius at all and it seems to stream line the weapon as well.
I'm a big believer in iron sights. I do enjoy optics and I do have them mounted on my weapons but everyone should stay in practice with iron sights.

I really wish someone would develop a barrel shroud that allows for the front to be positioned at the stock. That would be Sweet!
 
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i would leave it at the end of the barrel for better accuracy.... thats where it should be in my opinion, i would never move the sights just to make something look better..... i think it looks out of place next to the stock
 
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i would leave it at the end of the barrel for better accuracy.... thats where it should be in my opinion, i would never move the sights just to make something look better..... i think it looks out of place next to the stock
I havent noticed a decrease in accuracy since doing so. It's still good.
to each his own. It's not moved back just for looks on mine.
 
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here is my ati 995 with sights moved and a barrel shroud. looks nice and shoots the same with the sight in either place
 
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what kind of shroud is that and where can I get one? i was tempted by the moerse leeker one but I didnt want to lose the front sight.
 
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you can get the shroud from me! i make them. i have a thread in the "for sale zone". they are $15, which includes shipping. you can pm me with your address if you want one.
 

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I am going back to factory sights for my 995, and when I get that shroud in the mail, my factory front sight is going right where that one is in the picture. I like that look.
 

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That is pretty. I don't suppose the compensator would work with it (I do love me some compensator)?
 
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you might be able to cut the shroud to the leangth between the comp and sight. so it would go: front sight slid up to the stock, then barrel shroud cut to (my guess) 3", then the comp on the very tip of the barrel.
 

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Thats a bit too busy, IMO...I like your shround, krnl...looks like a silencer! :D
 

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Just as a follow up, I moved the front sight back against the stock, today. Took it to the range and sighted it in no problem.

Good times.
 
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