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New sight on Henry makes all the difference

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

  1. 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.
  2. bac1023


    Sep 26, 2004

  3. GSSF17

    GSSF17 ...2 of 'em

    Jan 25, 2009
    Central FL
    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:
  4. pmwglock19


    Oct 10, 2008
    How about some pics of the rifle with the new sights.
  5. Well, let me figure out how to post pictures here and I will.
  6. rvanpelt


    Mar 1, 2012
    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. 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.