I have read (and been a part of) many threads here concerning wether it's better to have optics, lasers, grips, lights etc. on rifles (for civilian use) or not, incuding hot debates on the weight these things add. I'd just like to share an observation that all of those things can be mounted and removed whenever the user wants, so maybe we can all just decide to let each person enjoy their AR as they wish. I know that I myself mount/remove my Eotech and Surefire every now and again just for funzies, and I doubt I'm the only person that does so. Sometimes I enjoy lighter weight, and sometimes I like to have both mounted to my AR. In the end, it's each person's choice.