Not yet able to get the teased LDM/PRO complete, Scalarworks has been known to divert off the beaten path to beat another path – perhaps one that has been beaten quite a bit. The latest divergence is the introduction of a set of iron sights which as much as I want to make fun of them – are so high-speed low-drag that they are indeed cool.
I mean, they are even blessed by one LAV.
“Two years ago I approached Scalarworks about making a set of fixed iron sights; what they came up with has exceeded my expectations. I’m now running Scalarworks iron sights and Aimpoint Micro mounts on my BCM carbine in all of my training classes. Scalarworks Low Drag Mounts and On Point Sights are the current state of the art.”
In all seriousness, if iron sights could be the definition of what one says is sexy – these are it. Using Scalarwork’s penchant for ultra light weight designs, solid machining, with a dash of innovation, the sights are standard AR-15 height – yet optimized for a 15″ sight radius – not the usual 20″ found on most irons. Sights are the near-perfect .5 MOA click adjustment.
Construction is of the usual high-speed, low-drag materials including 7075-T6 aluminum, they are finished in the other high-speed, low-drag Type III hard anodizing and are what many might describe as “stupid light at just 26.6 grams or a total of less than one ounce.