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Old June 3, 2001, 11:29 PM   #1
abrahamsmith
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I am looking for peep sights for a hawken.

I have seen many which are tang-mounted, but this is darn silly, in my opinion, since the tang is only loosely connected to the barrel with a hooked breach design!! you might as well just make a sight out of Jell-O!


does anyone make a peep sight that fits on the barrel, perferably where the rear blade sight normally goes? any with an aperature big enoguh to use that far away from the eye?
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Old June 4, 2001, 10:54 PM   #2
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Williams makes a barrel mount rear sight, that can have a peep aperture added, since William's use the same size dovetail for their sight blades and peeps.

Assuming you have a flat top barrel, you'd need a WGOS Guide Open Sight, flat base, #962-650, OR a WGOS/Dovetail Lock base that fits the existing rear barrel dovetail, and locks in place, #962-614-350.
You would probably use a Ghost Ring Aperture #962-100-901.
All of this and more can be found at Brownell's at:
http://www.brownells.com

However, a peep mounted sight that far forward may not work really well. However, again, the 1903 Springfield had a barrel mounted peep feature on it's sight, and Williams is selling a peep sight that fits on the AK-47 barrel, soooo.
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