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Ultra Dot Mount for 1911

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Post by AllAces 9/3/2011, 6:52 pm

I'm planning to add an Ultradot Matchdot to my 1911. Anyone have a recommended slide or frame mount?
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Post by davekp 9/4/2011, 6:53 am

Weaver #15 bases can be mounted directly on the slide. Lighter than a rib.

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Post by BE Mike 9/4/2011, 5:27 pm

I've had good luck with Clark slide mounts and they match the holes to Bo Mar ribs so one can switch to iron sights. Looks like it is $30.00. You can see it here: http://www.clarkcustomguns.com/clk1911pts.htm#sight
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Post by DavidR 9/5/2011, 11:12 am

clark or rock river slide mounts work great, les bare frame mounts do too its all in what you like best, you can use lighter loads with a frame mount.
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Post by penman53 10/14/2011, 4:11 pm

I use the Weaver Zee rings, they work fantastic. Everytime I order a UD, I go and order the Weavers to. I don't even try to use the Ultra dot rings anymore.

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Post by Rob Kovach 10/15/2011, 9:34 pm

I prefer slide mounts and recommend them to my friends. Marcus Chang gave me a great idea to cut down the rail so that the rail doesn't interfere with the irons. You just unbolt the rail to switch back to irons.
http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/pid=5001/Product/1911-AUTO-SLIDE-MOUNTED-SCOPE-BASE

http://www.clarkcustomguns.com/clk1911pts.htm#sight

http://www.marvelcustomguns.com/1911_slide_mount_scope_bases.htm

The marvel rail is closest to what I use. I really like it.
I only run a 3.8gr load over 185SWC and I don't have any problems with an ultradot. Just use a light enough recoil spring. You know you are light enough when the slide locks back after the last round.
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Post by jakuda 10/16/2011, 1:01 am

My gunsmith, KC Crawford recommends the RRA Slide Mount. It also comes with "ears" at the rear that aids in racking back the slide. I find that feature useful.

Other popular mount is the Clark slide mount.

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