rear sight


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rear sight

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the sight of a gun nearest to the breech
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The wide notch in the rear sight is designed to increase the visibility of the front sight by allowing more light around the sides of the front sight.
the Eagle XLC has an adjustable LPA-style TRT and a white dot rear sight with dovetail front sight.
Browning's semi-autos became widespread circa early 20th century, they received a U-notched bar of steel for a rear sight.
What's unique about the RBU is that it integrates fixed iron sights into the base plate that replaces the rear sight.
The top of the slide is rounded off and has a serrated strip along the top that starts at the rear sight and ends just before the front sight blade.
Little pressure is demanded and the Glock rear sight is easily slipped away.
The rear sight provided 72 moa of elevation and 32 moa of windage in precise, repeatable 1 moa audible clicks.
Tenders are invited for Firearms: Colt Model LE6920 Government Carbine with Additional MATech BUIS Flip-up Adjustable Rear Sight Standard 16" Barrel, 1-30 Round Magazine; 642 Airweight Revolver .
The rear sight problems needed to be corrected because it was unstable.
The Polymer Front Sight features diamond-shaped Upper Housing and the Polymer Rear Sight features dual same-plane long- and short-range apertures, and a 0.
The part that is broken most often on the MK 19 is the rear sight because gunners forget to adjust and protect it correctly.
The weapon has the front sight post but no rear sight or any type of optic.