Ghost Ring Rear Sight?
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01-16-2013, 09:24 AM #21
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Fiber optic front sight, whole different story....then I could see no problems for most hunting conditions. Most guns don't have them unless you customize~
01-16-2013, 10:33 AM #22
01-21-2013, 04:21 PM #23
spike- I've researched the Kevlar/carbine and boy I'm with you-I like it. I thought of trying to build one up in the garage ( I have a lathe, etc) but for the price, no way. Now, with a fiber front sight and my idea of a ghost ring ( I can't find one yet that is exactly what I want so I'll probably make that) I think I have found what I may take on my next trip. Start the piggy bank :-)IF YOU GO ONCE-YOU WILL GO AGAIN-DEAL WITH IT
01-22-2013, 02:07 PM #24
cliffy as i made it to reno by the skin of my teeth i will go and have a look at it again on the cz stand , a good choice by you me thinks
03-21-2013, 08:30 AM #25
Still filling the piggy bank and looking at back ads for rifles sold and saw an FS CZ 550 set up with what looked to be a Williams WGRS rear site that was mounted onto a low clamp that attached right to the scope ring groves at the rear of the receiver. I'm thinking that this is just what I'd like to try. Probably would require a higher front sight and I'd look at fiber optic ones just to see what it might turn out to be. At first the "hump backed" FS stock gave me pause but it is working on me from a nostalgic European point of view. I do like the 20" barrel and I have no intentions right now of shots over 250 yards. Never have taken a shot longer than 220 in Africa. 9.3x62 is the round of choice still. Too bad I didn't think of this 2 years ago. Prices were WAY lower then!IF YOU GO ONCE-YOU WILL GO AGAIN-DEAL WITH IT
03-21-2013, 09:38 AM #26
cliffy i dont know if you have tried the droopy euro stock, but if not then do so before buying. it has a lot more drop than the american style cz stocks. i have one sitting at the gun shop that i ordered without thinking about this, and as i need a fairly straight stock with not too much drop to use iron sights i had them try and bend the stock up a bit, but i still had a hard time seeing the sights properly. it is sat there for sale. i tried to get the kevlar carbine mentioned earlier but it was only available in the uk on special order and delivery was too long, so i went for a sako black bear in 9.3x62, just got to get around to paying for it now........
03-21-2013, 11:24 PM #27
spike I did some more looking and found that the stock has the same drop as a Weatherby Mark 5 or Vanguard stock. It seems that the fit is hit or miss with some but those like me who are not vertically challenged (6'2") may not have a problem. Found one write up where the author really liked the rifle and bought another one. I sure don't need another rifle but then why do I need a reason. I've got several scopes laying round lonely and depressed because they are not out working :-) I need to find something for them to do! I need to survey the market a while longer though. The 9.3X62 just keeps calling me for my next Namibian trip as my PH there does most of his shooting with one. I like my 338/06 but just like tools, man can never have too many rifles!IF YOU GO ONCE-YOU WILL GO AGAIN-DEAL WITH IT
03-22-2013, 12:41 AM #28
Cliffy maybe i have low cheekbones or something but its a problem i have had with a few rifles... not too vertically challenged either, though slightly shorter than you.... go for the 9.3x62 you wont regret it, its what i use mostly as well on the reserve in zambia.