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Judge Blackhawk
December 31, 1999, 11:01 AM
Is the tang sight from either Lyman or Marble very durable?

Does anyone have experience with them?

thanks
Judge Blackhawk

sundog
December 31, 1999, 01:56 PM
judge, yes they are both good pieces of equipment. some would argue, but i think target acquisition is faster. on the pro and con side, the lyman is not windage adjustable other than shimming, the marble is. the marble is also more expensive. i have an original lyman tang with the lock down mechanism and the new ones position into a detent when placed upward. imo the new style is not a durable as the old. i am going to get a marble for my rossi since the front sight is fixed on the barrel band and i do not want to dove tail the barrel. just some rambling thoughts. btw, they are both good sights. i know the lyman is SASS approved, and i read somewhere that the marble is SASS approved, also. sundog

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Judge Blackhawk
December 31, 1999, 06:17 PM
Thanks for the reply. I think I will get the marble. Since my rifle is .22 Winchester 1885 I wont be worrying about SASS approved or not.

Happy New Years.

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Judge Blackhawk