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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5 Ruger's LCRx .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 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 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 grip safety, the Yost-designed rear sight, the front ramp sight with gold inlayed vertical bar, the whole package is, well, perfect for me.
Of course, the action is totally tuned, trigger pull set at just a hair over three pounds, a Bisley hammer is fitted, the frame is color cased by Turnbull, a steel ejector rod housing is installed, an oversized locking base pin fitted, and a BCA heavy-duty rear field sight is matched up with a serrated front ramp sight. A final touch, and one which makes this an all steel sixgun, is the fitting of an XR3 grip frame and Black Eagle grips from a Ruger 50th Anniversary Model.
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.