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New to Single shot, sighting question

Post by MarkER » Sat Mar 11, 2023 8:07 pm

I love the gun but it somewhat bothers me that you can't effectively use the iron sights without cocking the hammer first. Are there any alternatives for a modified hammer that would allow target acquisition prior to cocking?
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Re: New to Single shot, sighting question

Post by 5shot » Sat Mar 11, 2023 9:46 pm

I've never really given this any thought because all 4 of mine are either scoped or wear a red dot. I can't milk the accuracy potential out of the rifle with factory irons.To answer your question, I'm not aware of any after market hammer options.
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Re: New to Single shot, sighting question

Post by BigAl52 » Sat Mar 11, 2023 9:49 pm

I dont like the factory irons. I also put a red dot on mine and it works great.
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Re: New to Single shot, sighting question

Post by BrokenolMarine » Sun Mar 12, 2023 12:17 pm

Check the top of the page, at the right in the blue area. There is a link for Skinner sights. A new Peep Sight with a higher front sight might cure your issue, but give them a call, they can discuss it with you. :D I have Skinner sights on my Big Boy Carbine. HIGH Quality, very accurate and nice sight picture. I couldn't see well enough with the Buckhorns, but the Skinner's cured that ill.

They look good:


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These 25 yard groups were the first fired with the new sights:


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Re: New to Single shot, sighting question

Post by Ozarkwoodswalker » Sun Mar 12, 2023 1:54 pm

Peep sights arecthe berries!! Oncevyou use one youvwont go back to buck horn sights i dont think
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