What makes an open-sighted handgun most attractive is how easy it is to carry and how quickly it may be pressed into action. However, as hunters age we usually fall victim to presbyopia and struggle to focus on near objects, making it difficult to focus on the front sight of a handgun. Here’s what the author’s learned as he’s aged and discovered solutions to the problem.
Introduced in 2020, as a tribute to the golden age of big-game hunting, the Uberti USA 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle is now being manufactured in the ever-popular .45-70 Government chambering.
Phoenix Weaponry has announced they are launching reproduction flip-up sights for 1873 Winchester Model No. 62B rifles, and a red-dot mount for Henry rifles.
Today there are four basic types of red dot sights, including contained reflex sights, mini reflex sights, prismatic and holographic red dot sights. Here are five—at least one of each style—that make precise aiming of your rifle, shotgun or handgun faster, easier and more accurate in most lighting conditions.