Front sight height

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Front sight height

Post by ChuckD » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:16 am

I am setting up a Winchester 94 with a 26" barrel. Using a Williams rear sight, what height do I need for a Lyman Globe front?

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Re: Front sight height

Post by cedestech » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:26 am

I have a williams FPTK rear and a Lyman AUG on the front.... (at least I believe it's the AUG, just measured and it is right at .6" approx from the bottom of the dovetail to the centerish of the glove...)

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Re: Front sight height

Post by Sporty » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:59 am

You need to shoot first with the front sight that you want to change to see how much the needed difference is for the new front sight.

(sight radius X impact change required) / (target distance) = front sight height difference

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Re: Front sight height

Post by ppkny » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:48 pm

Chuckd
Here's your choices. Hard to tell until you put one on the gun even if you use the formulas. CAUTION>>> You can only use a 17A not a 20A. The 20A is larger than allowed by the present rules.
17AHB - .404
17AEU - .464
17AUG - .594
17AML - .494
17ATC - .852

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Re: Front sight height

Post by ppkny » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:06 pm

Opps. Disregard previous, Here's the correct dimensions:
17AHB - .404
17AEU - .464
17AML - .494
17AUG - .584
17ATC - .852

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Re: Front sight height

Post by PAndy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:43 pm

Chuck, check your email I sent some pics. I think the Canadian commemorative has the AUG front.

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