Buckhorn sights

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

  1. dalek

    dalek Member

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    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

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    Openness and field of view. Both of these can be both good and bad.