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#7295416 - 01/10/13 02:59 PM What sight II
pacecars Offline
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I didn't want to clutter up the original post so here goes. This sight came on the rifle when I bought it.
Left side:

Right side:

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#7296236 - 01/10/13 06:08 PM Re: What sight II [Re: pacecars]
BrentD Offline
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That sure looks like a near virgin MVA midrange vernier. BTW, it seems to be set at 0.32" if you are curious but are not familiar with reading vernier scales.

Excellent sight

Brent
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#7297112 - 01/11/13 12:39 AM Re: What sight II [Re: BrentD]
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Thanks Brent. I am still learning them. I had Ron Heilman one on my first Hartford that I regrettably sold before becoming familiar with it. I have MLV's book that explains them pretty well.


Edited by pacecars (01/11/13 12:39 AM)

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#7299017 - 01/11/13 12:29 PM Re: What sight II [Re: pacecars]
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If I wanted to sell the rear sight (and the front globe for that matter) what would be a good and fair price to ask? I am going to put a penny front sight on and go the Bagwell route and use the barrel sight.

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#7299042 - 01/11/13 12:35 PM Re: What sight II [Re: pacecars]
pacecars Offline
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If I keep it I thought about taking the eye piece off but when I did it gives a nice big hole but I don't think it works too well with the full buckhorn rear.

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#7299159 - 01/11/13 12:58 PM Re: What sight II [Re: pacecars]
BrentD Offline
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Go to montanavintagearms.com and confirm that you have a 107 or 108 model and see what they are worth new. Then price it accordingly. That looks like "as new" to me, so maybe 75% of new would be a good asking price? Front globe depends. With a level or not matters to many.


I'd stick with that particular tang sight however, though I've been told it doesn't work very well. A whole lotta dead critters disagree however... smile smile
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#7299184 - 01/11/13 01:03 PM Re: What sight II [Re: BrentD]
pacecars Offline
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Good point. Thinking I probably ought to keep it in case I do get to play at long range somewhere. Most hunting shots around here are under 150 yards.

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#7299190 - 01/11/13 01:05 PM Re: What sight II [Re: pacecars]
BrentD Offline
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It is an excellent sight for hunting or informal target shooting. It will probably not reach past ~8-900 yds, and it is suboptimal as a competition sight, but otherwise it is hard to beat.

Brent
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#7299334 - 01/11/13 01:41 PM Re: What sight II [Re: BrentD]
Kurt71 Offline
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Brent.

I can reach 1000 with my MVA mid range with the .44-90 bn.
You can always turn the base around and that will work for the 1K but you will shoot over the 100 doing this.

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#7299339 - 01/11/13 01:42 PM Re: What sight II [Re: Kurt71]
BrentD Offline
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Nice trick.
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