ramp sight

ramp sight

[′ramp ‚sīt]
(ordnance)
Type of metallic gun sight in which the aperture is raised or lowered by moving it forward or backward on an inclined ramp.
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22 Magnum (Model 5437) comes with a 3" barrel, adjustable sights, replaceable pinned front ramp sight, Hogue Tamer Monogrips and a six-round capacity.
The top of the frame features the gutter-type rear sight fairly common on super-concealable handguns, and the gutter's rear notch lines up with a front ramp sight that's serrated to keep reflections at bay.
The action is totally tuned, trigger pull set at just a hair over 3 pounds, Bisley hammer and frame color cased by Turnbull, steel ejector-rod housing installed, oversized locking base pin fitted and a BCA heavy-duty rear field sight matched up with a serrated front ramp sight.
The sighting system for the EAGLE can be either an iron ramp sight or a fast acquisition EoTech Holographic GL sight, both of which are mounted on a rail above the launcher.
The rear ramp sight is adjustable, and a front brass bead sight is protected by a Wide Scan hood.
The grip safety, the Yost-designed rear sight, the front ramp sight with gold inlayed vertical bar, the whole package is, well, perfect for me.
The front sight on the 6 1/2-inch version features the traditional Patridge front blade; on the shorter gun, a ramp sight is pinned in place.