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Old 07-19-2005, 12:38 PM
kimber guy kimber guy is offline
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Could someone explain what a barleycorn front sight is?
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Old 07-19-2005, 02:09 PM
dfariswheel dfariswheel is online now
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The so-called Barleycorn sight is the sight used on the Mauser military rifles.

This is simply a "vee" shaped front sight.
From the rear it looks like an upside-down "V" or a thin triangle.
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Old 07-19-2005, 04:09 PM
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Thank you for the info !
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