rear sight


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rear sight

[′rir ‚sīt]
(ordnance)
An item attached to the breech end and integral to a carbine, machine gun, pistol, rifle, or the like; it may be a fixed or adjustable cross blade with a U- or V-shaped notch or aperture, or it may have elevation and windage adjustment knobs, slides, and graduated scales and be provided with aperture disks.
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Move the rear sight in the direction you wish the group to move.
95) has a rear sight and a front sight that you line up like a rifle sight.
It is identifiable by the steel disassembly grommet and sling hole in the stock, the cutout recess beneath the bent-down bolt handle, and the upper handguard which ends in front of the rear sight.
A 2 1/2-inch barrel, adjustable rear sight, HIVIZ(R) front sight and six-round capacity make this an easily concealable, yet powerful carry option.
The usual first mistake is beginning with the ancient combination of a notched rear sight and bead front, perhaps the worst choice for learning to use irons.
Apart from replacing the rear sight, the only thing I've done to customize this rifle is attach a leather side-saddle made by Galco.
The Eclipse combines the larger Magnum rear sight with a three-pin TruGlo Tru-Site Xtreme sight on one mounting bracket and uses their peep sight forward design that allows for the replacement of the common string peep.
The front pin guard is the same circumference as the rear sight ring to provide riflescope-like sighting.
Innovative Weaponry's products feature tritium sights with the front sight designed to be brighter than the rear sight, which enhances low light sighting.
The rifle has a turned-down bolt, and the rear sight is a single nonadjustable notch.
The rear sight consists of a U-notch with two green dots provided by a U-shaped piece of green fiber optic.
The Polymer Front Sight features diamond-shaped Upper Housing and the Polymer Rear Sight features dual same-plane long- and short-range apertures, and a 0.