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New sight on Henry makes all the difference

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by ditto1958, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. ditto1958

    ditto1958

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    I have a new HiViz front sight on my new H001, and, wow, does it ever make a difference. When I bought the Henry a couple of weeks ago, it quickly surpassed my 10/22 and Marlin 60 and became my favorite .22 rifle. Only problem was that the stock front sight was almost useless for me. I don't know why the stock sight blade is not thinner and why it couldn't have a brass bead.

    But, regardless, for about $30 shipped I got the new sight from MidwayUSA. No problem installing it. Only complaint is that the metal does not match the blue on my barrel. It's a brown finish.

    Works like a charm, though. That thing just lights up like a little beacon in daylight and makes it much, much easier to shoot.
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    Yes, the front sight on the Henry does leave a lot to be desired.... glad you got a fix. Mine is scoped and I am spoiled with it!:supergrin:
     
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    How about some pics of the rifle with the new sights.
     
  5. ditto1958

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    Well, let me figure out how to post pictures here and I will.
     
  6. rvanpelt

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    My octagon barrel Henry has a thin front sight with a bead. Do you have a youth model? I noticed my grandson's youth model has a thick blade. I love the sights on mine.
    Rod van Pelt:wavey:
     
  7. ditto1958

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    Yours has Marbles sights. They are entirely different sights than the ones that come on the H001. H001's come with a hooded blade on the front. No brass bead or dot. My Marlin 60 has a similar front sight, but the blade is much slimmer.