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gunsight

[′gən‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A mechanical or optical device for aiming a firearm or for placing a gun or rocket launcher in position; based on the principle that two points (the observer's eye and a suitable mark in the instrument) in fixed relation to each other may be brought in line with a third (the target).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Even though it's fairly common shooters visiting the Williams Gunsight ranges bring their own ear and eye protection (and are fairly well versed on safety basics), store employees watch them carefully to make sure customers are safe on the range, and also to keep them aware of replacements or upgrades for their gear.
For me, as a fan of S&W and p also of Elmer Keith, I would think that King Gunsight parts on a vintage S&W would greatly enhance the value.
The ACOG uses the Bindon Aiming Concept (BAC) developed by Trijicon's later founder, Glyn Al Bindon, a pioneer in self-luminous gunsights, who died tragically in a small plane crash on 2 September 2003.
The light that a gunsight gives so that human beings may more precisely kill individuals in God's creation--a feeble and solitary match flickering for a fraction of a second--has nothing to do with the light of life that is Jesus.
While observing outside in the dark, use your red flashlight to illuminate the whitened screws, and aim them like a gunsight at the location of the object you want to view.
Marines and Army combat units who are standard-equipped with Trijicon's Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG) scopes.
The company has been trading in Moseley for five years, and although there has been a gunsight in its title, this is the first time they said they had used an image of shooting on a flyer.
Zeroed CCO, Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG), or M-145 Machine Gun Optic (MGO) with laser filter removed.
If you're up for a strenuous trek, take the Hood Mountain Trail to the summit, then continue out on a spur called the Gunsight Rock Trail.
A new gunsight laser for the HK USP Compact 40 is now available from LaserMax.
The 200-mile-per-hour dive was turbulent and bumpy, and it was difficult to keep the electric gunsight on the target.
William Lyman invented the Lyman Tang Sight in 1878 to correct problems associated with the vernier gun sights of his day, giving birth to the Lyman Gunsight Co.