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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The leaf sight is generally what's used most during firing because it's the easiest to use.
The rifle is fitted with both an open leaf sight and as well as a fully adjustable, folding, "lollypop" peep sight mounted on the tang--a common combination of the day.
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 16.3-inch cold-hammer-forged barrel.
(Half of an AQT is fired from prone.) The rear leaf sight standard on most 10/22s is not optimal.
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.
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 Highland Stalker features a traditional front bead sight with a removable hood paired with flip-up express leaf sights at the rear.
Features include a controlledround-feed action, fixed ejector, single-set trigger, beautiful Turkish walnut stock, and three leaf sights. $1,215; cz-usa.com
The leaf sights on doubles are graduated to very optimistic distances.
(Nitro Mags are on a larger action with leaf sights.)