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Patridge? Ramp? something erse?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by antediluvianist, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. What are the pros and cons of a patridge-type front sight versus a ramp-type front sight? I have poor eyesight and am thinking of what's the best iron-sights setup for my S&W revolver (don't want to go red-dot, that's a bit overkill for the moment.)

    Got a ramp-type sight right now, with an orange insert. Still hard to see.
     
  2. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Are there revolver sights in the market that have fiber optic inserts? I think that could aid you in finding the front sight of your revolver quick.
     


  3. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    isuzu is right, fiber optic is the way to go. Any competent gunsmith can make one for your revolver.

    You can probably see a partridge front sight better compared to a ramped type. Only con i can think of is it's easier to snag the sight from the holster or clothing when drawing the gun.