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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The 389TS comes with Hi-Point's standard adjustable sights: a protected post front adjustable for elevation and a fully adjustable ghost ring rear inside protective steel ears.
The rifles he used in Africa tended to be strong bolt-action rifles with ghost ring sights and/or long eye relief scopes, and Cooper often used a sling for steadier shooting.
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.
I thought simple ghost ring sights were common in southern Africa, as I have often read about them and seen pictures.
Offering more precision than a rear barrel sight, courtesy of extended sight radius and an aperture peep, good ones are XS Sights Backup Ghost Ring (various versions fit various bases) and Talley Peep Sights, which mount to Talley bases.
Hi-Point also provides a rear ghost ring sight as well.
Although the rear sight is officially deemed a ghost ring, the sight picture closest resembles that of an Ml Carbine.
Cooper preferred a ghost ring rear sight and a post front, and while he thought a telescopic sight wasn't absolutely necessary, he liked his scout-type rifles to have a forward-mounted, low-magnification scope.
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 rear ghost ring aperture is mounted on the receiver, and the front ramp has a tritium insert.