Could someone post their web site. I have a lever Ruger and I hated the sights so much I put a scope on it. By the way If anyone has any tested loads for this gun, I sure would like to see what it will do.
I have a set of these on my No.1 .45-70. NECG also makes replacement front sights for the Ruger of different heights so if you run into a problem where you don't have enough elevation, you can replace the front with a taller, or shorter bead. I load my .45-70 pretty stout and I had to replace front bead also. I think the fronts are about ฟ but well worth it. One note though, I do wish NECG made the peep to take a standard Redfiedl/Willams apertures. It comes with two apertures but if you have ever used Williams twilight aperture you will never want to use any other. Too bad. It is an excellent sight otherwise.
Before you buy the front sight, make sure the height of the Ruger factory sight is going to work with the peep rear. That way you can adjust the front sight height so that the rear sight will be in the middle of it's adjustment range. The formula for determining the difference in height of front sight you will need is as follows, just in case you don't already have it. Set your rear peep to it's midrange position. Shoot a group at 25, 50 or 100 yards, but make sure your range is exact. Measure the distance from the center of your aiming point to the center of the group. Now, determine the exact distance from the rear face of the peep to the rear face of the front sight bead. Now, plug these figures into this formula.
IM= impact movement
SM= sight movement
SR= sight radius
K= constant for D, 36 for yards, 12 for feet, and 39.4 for meters.
IM= D x K x SM
or rearranged for sight movement
SM = IM x SR
D x K
Lets say the Ruger factory sight gives you an impact of 6 inches high at 50 yards, and your sight radius is 22.25 inches
SM= 6 x 22.25
50 x 36
You will need a front sight that is .074" TALLER than the Ruger factory bead. If the Ruger bead measures from the bottom of the bead base to the top of the bead, say .312", then you can order the NECG front sight that is closest to a height of .386" NECG makes sights in heights of .330, .350, .375, .415, and .435 for ภ each. They also make a red fiber optic sight of the same heights for ศ each. The white bead sights have a very large white bead, around .125" I think, very fast, but covers a lot of the target at long range.
Hope I haven't bored you to tears. Good luck. You won't be disappointed.
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