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Old 09-30-2005, 02:29 AM
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Default Which sights?

Well, it looks like in about2 months, I will be able to finallysporterize my Yugo 24/47 8mm Mauser. I have done nothing to it since I got it sometime last year. I plan to put a good set of peep sights on and have the bolt bent. I don't want to add anything else, as this will be a back-up and "truck gun" to be used for everything from coyotes to badgers, to antelope and deer.

I have in mind the Lyman sightsbecause they are steel, as opposed to the aluminum Williams peep sights.

My main question is for what type of front sights to get. Also, what inserts for shots up to no more than about 200 yards?

I have a load so far consisting of 48 grains of IMR 3031 and a 150 grain Hornady SP, with CCI 200 primers, and RP cases. I think that should handle everything up to and including the biggest mule deer with little trouble. I just have not done anymore loads since I have found that it will shoot ok. I just need some sights I can see out of as opposed to the original military sights that are on the gun right now.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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Old 09-30-2005, 07:55 AM
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I intended to install the Lyman sights (receiver sight and front globe sight) on my M48. However, I decided to give the Mojo aperture sights a try, before having my receiver D & T'd (a permanenet alteration). Well, I've never gotten the Lyman sights - the Mojos are just fine. I use the front aperture, in addition to the rear aperture (which Mojo calls the "snapsight")....and I find them to be quite accurate and easy to use. Being able to look through the front sight, to the target, helps me a good deal. The rear sight is, of course, fully adjustable for windage and elevation. Also, the Mojos have replaceable apertures, now (front and rear). The standard aperture is .15". Optional are apertures of .12" and .090". I find that the .12" aperture in the rear sight....and the .090" aperture in the front, give the best accuracy. I shoot at ranges from 0 to 150 yards (hunting)....and usually 100 metres, at the range. The Mojos work very well for my purposes. They also do not require any permanent alterations to the rifle....and are easily installed (no gunsmith required).

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Old 09-30-2005, 01:04 PM
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Do you know where I can find these sights? A website would be helpful, specifically for the ones you use. I have never heard of them before.


Edit - cancel that, just found their website!! Looks like a possible option!
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