leaf sight


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leaf sight

[′lēf ‚sīt]
(ordnance)
Rear sight for small arms, hinged so that it can be raised for aiming or lowered to keep it from being broken when not in use, and containing a peep sight that can be moved up and down to make adjustments for range.
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The leaf sight is generally what's used most during firing because it's the easiest to use.
Long handguard with leaf sight, carrying handle mounted quadrant sight, and mounting hardware (bracket, screws, bushings, and lacing wire)
We found no sight adjustment was needed at 100 meters, which we credit to the properly fit sight block, Parker-ized leaf sight (zero to 800m), tight fit of true-spec parts and the Bulgarian-manufactured 16.
In fact, the only change I made to mine was to replace the rear leaf sight with a small peep sight I made to improve the sight picture and speed target acquisition.
If light conditions were poor the tang sight can be folded down and the leaf sight used just as the original sight.
69W flat top, folding leaf sight with windage would be a logical modification.
The 20" barrel comes with a fully adjustable rear leaf sight and a front sight protector.
The Nylon 66 has good iron sights, consisting of a front barleycorn sight atop a prominent ramp and a rear leaf sight easily adjustable both for windage and for elevation.
The leaf sights on doubles are graduated to very optimistic distances.
Nitro Mags are on a larger action with leaf sights.
The leaf sights also worked well, with the fiber optic front sight being very visible even in dim light.