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Offline flatapple

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Trapdoor carbine rear sight replacement...
« on: July 21, 2017, 08:24:23 PM »
Has anyone replaced the rear sight of a H&R trapdoor carbine with an original style sight?  Is this a crazy idea, or just not needed?
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Re: Trapdoor carbine rear sight replacement...
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2017, 08:47:01 PM »
Yes. Not original. I used a Pedersoli trapdoor sight. Also cut the sight channel in the receiver bridge.

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Re: Trapdoor carbine rear sight replacement...
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2017, 10:46:42 PM »
An original, issue rear sight (marked 'C') is an expensive thing, but they fit the barrel contour of the H&R perfectly.

Re-worked/re-marked 'Rifle sights are available - but I never cared enough to find out where, since I already have original 'Carbine' sights.

The sight base 'will' obscure the top of the lettering found on the barrel, though - that's an issue for some folks.

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