At the same time Colt was still putting V-notch rear sights
on the SAA after they began to use 0.100-inch front blades.
Handgun sights tend to be simpler--a post front sight combined with rear sight
sporting a notch.
I just happened to have a Smith & Wesson N-frame rear sight
assembly in my parts box.
The rear sight
problems needed to be corrected because it was unstable.
Many common and popular rear sights
on the market have a dead zone at the top of their range, about 12 clicks clear at the top.
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 0.5-MOA windage adjustment.
In-between the two tubes is a rear sight
notch that looks exactly like all the other white-outline rear sight
notches you've ever used as an aiming aid.
The adjustable sights are about as close to perfection as sights can be consisting of a plain flat black post front sight set in a dovetail matched up with a exceptionally sturdy rear sight
looking much like a Bomar although marked "COLT" on the left side.
If you are hitting too high, and your fixed rear sight
has enough metal, you can do the same thing to the rear sight
with one extra step.
When firing, you should be focusing on the front sight, not the threat nor the rear sights
. The front sight should be crystal clean with the target and the rear sights
slightly out of focus.
The groundbreaking design of the new UniPro gives it the versatility to work on the majority of semi-autos and revolvers--on both the front or rear sights
. Manufactured by Kaiser Shooting Products and distributed by Robar Companies, Inc.
This sporting sight is very reminiscent of a zimmerstutzen that has both target and sporting rear sights
. I know there was a different kind of competition for the zimmerstutzen when the sporting sight was used, but I have no idea if there was an equivalent competition for an air rifle.