iron sight

(redirected from Ghost ring)

iron sight

[′ī·ərn ′sīt]
(ordnance)
Any metallic gunsight, such as a blade sight, as distinguished from an optical or computing sight.
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If you want to hit something big and close--and do it quickly--a big ghost ring is your best bet.
The rifles he used in Africa tended to be strong bolt-actions with ghost ring sights and/or long eye relief scopes, and Cooper often used a sling for steadier shooting.
One of the outstanding features found on the Tactical Response shotgun is its Trak-Lock ghost ring sight developed by Scattergun Technologies to meet rigid mandatory sight drop test established by the Border Patrol.
PT Night Sights AR-15/M-16 model features a front vertical tritium post and a two-dot ghost ring aperture rear.
One fact about him which may not be as well known is that he is the main reason most tactical shotguns on the market are equipped with ghost ring sights.
It comes with Picatinny rails for accessories, and emerges from the box mounting a ghost ring rear sight and high-visibility front sight.
The iron "back-up" sights consist of a factory-installed, fully adjustable receiver sight with a ghost ring aperture and a protected front post, while the long Picatinny rail provides a flexible mounting base for forward mounted optics like "Scout" scopes and red-dot optics.
Technically an aperture is not a ghost ring unless it's so close to your eye (such as on a shotgun) it fuzzes out, but that is how these types of rear pistol sights are known.
The center disk from a Williams peep was removed, which left a giant ghost ring that was functional at midnight down to about 3/8 moon.
AmeriGlo's Tactical Ghost Ring sight for Glock pistols is designed for quick acquisition and do-it-yourself installation.
You'll align that green Tritium night sight or bright fiber optic ball within the generous aperture of Nighthawk's proprietary, adjustable ghost ring rear sight.