1. Carolina Firearms Forum proudly stands with our fellow 2A supporters in Virginia facing opposition to their Constitutional right to legally bear arms.

Buckhorn sights

Discussion in 'Lever Guns and other cowboy rifles' started by dalek, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. dalek

    dalek Member

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2016
    Messages:
    412
    Likes Received:
    231
    Location:
    There
    What is the deal with them? Were they really the standard open sights in the late 1800s US? What do they offer normal open sights (other blades, slide) don't?
     
  2. BatteryOaksBilly

    BatteryOaksBilly A SHOOTER Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2018
    Messages:
    8,469
    Likes Received:
    20,510
    Location:
    Conway, S.C.
    Openness and field of view. Both of these can be both good and bad.