iron sight

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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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During the extensive level of examination the Vortex was also proven to not interfere with normal combat functions, alter weapon firing or cycling, or interfere with mechanical sight.
Some of the basic, low-priced models may have mechanical sights, and some manufacturers of high-end crossbows offer several options to choose among.
With that, shooters should be able to find the right position for proper eye relief and field of view with virtually any optic, whether it be AR-style mechanical sights, a conventional scope for daytime hunting or night-vision optics for predators and hogs.
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