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#41
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We'll hold you to that.

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Good, please do :D
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I was going to get you one for your birthday or crimbo, but oh well... :lol:

It's ares, it'll be ok...

for 5 minutes :lol:

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Just thought I'd add to this because it was briefly brought up at some earlier point.

My brother just bought the Ares L85 and the stock rail it came with for the iron sights will take my ACOG scope.

It's a 20mm dovetail style rail, but despite the bolts running through the ACOG's base, it still attaches fine and despite it not being a weaver rail, it doesn't slide off the front or back, just sits there, fits perfectly.

Maybe I've bought the god of all ACOGs or maybe everyone's just never actually tried to mount a 20mm ACOG to a 20mm dovetail rail...

Either way, I hope it's the same story with the WE L85 lol.

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The ARES?! I was certain that had a 19mm rail.
Ask me about general tech problems, I'm happy to help most of the time ;) I'm decent with AEGs, but my speciality is snipers, that being AEG, spring and gas. I'm quite good with GBBR systems too, WA especially.

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Well it would seem not. I was really surprised when I put it on, I was so certain it would slide off but it just doesn't. You don't even have to tighten it that much.

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Are you sure it's an Ares? I just looked it up to confirm and the Ares really is a 19mm rail, true to the real steel.
Ask me about general tech problems, I'm happy to help most of the time ;) I'm decent with AEGs, but my speciality is snipers, that being AEG, spring and gas. I'm quite good with GBBR systems too, WA especially.

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Here's a link to my M40 takedown guide, works for M700's too!


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Thats what i thought too ^^Ares is supposed to be exactly 1:1 with the RS

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Well, my ACOG fits on it just as it fit on my M16, if it were 19mm it wouldn't fit because it would be phyiscally impossible to tighten the screws enough.

I was thinking the same though.

I mean, why would Ares sell a 20mm conversion rail if 20mm optics fit on it anyway? I can't understand it.

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I'm not quite sure, but the only thing I can think of it's that it's a G&G, which of course is impossible because G&G's have a precocking and G&G stamped on the side of it, but they do have a 20mm dovetail style rail.

Maybe the previous owner (if it had one!) fit a G&G rail to the Ares? It's possible I suppose.
Ask me about general tech problems, I'm happy to help most of the time ;) I'm decent with AEGs, but my speciality is snipers, that being AEG, spring and gas. I'm quite good with GBBR systems too, WA especially.

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Here's a link to my M40 takedown guide, works for M700's too!


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I'm not quite sure, but the only thing I can think of it's that it's a G&G, which of course is impossible because G&G's have a precocking and G&G stamped on the side of it, but they do have a 20mm dovetail style rail.

Maybe the previous owner (if it had one!) fit a G&G rail to the Ares? It's possible I suppose.


No previous owner, he bought it new from Wolf Armouries. I might ring them and ask about it.

Tbh I'm really very glad, it's saved him having to spend another 13 on the conversion rail.

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My acog fits on my aa r85 rail, And a star (ares) susat also fits the same rail, so it can't be that uncommon

 

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on the subject of GBBR's Your M16 is it a closed bolt system or Open? if it is closed then that your problem right out of the box. the Close system on M16 are crap.... the new open bolt is by far better!

You can tell but pulling the charging handle back and if you see a brass tube then its closed, but if there is nothing there and you can see through the mag well then its open.

Always try and go for open bolt systems they are by far the best for GBBR :)

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I'm fairly confident his is a closed bolt.
Though the best thing to do is leave we and go.with a wa system :P

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I missed the boat on this by just a bit lol.

It was the closed bolt, yeah. But it's gone now, I miss it :( *sniff*

Upgrading to open bolt seemed like a bit off a massive faff anyway, wasn't the kit like 100+ and then I'd have to buy a new set of mags too - not a cheap process as I'm sure you know.

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Yeah, with the money it'd cost you could almost buy a g39
Speaking of which, mine arrives in about two days :P

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I'm actually seriously considering getting one after unlocking it on Battlefield xD

I wasn't really a fan of the look before but I properly love it on BF for some reason.

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