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Old November 29, 2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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Source of 1/4" dovetail front sights

I have an old rifle with a pinned on front sight ramp. The dovetail in the ramp is 1/4" instead of the normal 3/8" (I'm talking about the front-to-back measurement). Does anyone know of a source of these sights?
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Old December 1, 2008, 07:57 PM   #2
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The British enfield rifles use a blade that I think is about 1/4", but I haven't measured one to know for sure. They are only about 1/4" to 5/16" high though. If you have a mill it's not that hard to make what you need.
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Old December 1, 2008, 08:17 PM   #3
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