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Golden Boy front sight

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by Hetuck, Jan 29, 2010.


  1. Hetuck

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    Just picked up a used Golden Boy for $300 (everything is in excellent condition with exception to a couple of dings in the rear stock from hanging on the wall). At any rate, I love the rifle BUT I need to do something about the front sight.

    The blade on the front sight is just way too small for me. I can pick it up but it's just not comfortable. Any recommendations on replacement? Is there maybe some kind of fiber optic sight I can pick up for it? Thanks.
     

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  3. Hetuck

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    I checked on there but don't believe I saw anything. Midway had an option or two but the reviews seemed iffy. Cheaper than dirt had a set that looked to be for the golden boy mag (which I assume would work for .22lr) but I didn't want to have to replace the rear sight.

    Hoping to find someone that has actually replaced their sight and had good luck with it.
     
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    I have a Golden Boy in 22 Win Mag and a Big Boy in 357
    Outstanding rifles!
     
  5. Hetuck

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    Ha! Emailed Henry and they were little to no help. All they did was tell me to contact Marbles which supplies them with the sights for the golden boy. I guess all I really need is the height of the sight (apparently the dovetail is 3/8") and then I can go find one.
     
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    Henry's customer service is OUTSTANDING.
    Ask the what you are looking for, they will tell you or point
    you in the right direction. What did Marbles say?
     
  7. Hetuck

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    Here is what Marbles replied:

    "Thank you for your request. Our part number for the green front sight is #204536 and for the orange is #204535.

    If you have any further questions, let me know."

    Now I'll see where I can find one at. I'll post what I find once I get one installed.
     
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    Update: I found these at MidwayUSA and they are $14.45. I will likely order one this weekend.