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Peep...or...ghost ring?

Old 11-25-2010, 08:50 AM
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Default Peep...or...ghost ring?

i was looking into these for my new 308MXLR...i shot my uncles gun the other day and it had a peep...but then i looked up ghost rings and it seems like they would not only work better in low light but maybe they also have a less chance of getting clogged with dirt/snow.


opinions on which is better?
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Old 11-25-2010, 10:43 AM
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anyone have some opinions?
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Old 11-25-2010, 05:50 PM
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I always thought the terms were interchangeable. I haven't shot a gun with peep sights since I was a kid. If you're concerned about dirt or snow you could get a sight with a larger hole but a larger hole generally decreases the accuracy you get.
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Old 11-26-2010, 01:55 PM
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If you use a Williams sight, it has interchangeable inserts with different size apertures, or you can unscrew the peep insert and use the frame as a ghost ring for low light or fast moving shots.
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Old 11-26-2010, 03:27 PM
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You get more accuracy with a smaller hole, but lose light and field of view. Son in low light or on moving shots you want a ghost ring; if making longer shots you want a small aperture.
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:40 PM
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Both is the smart play. Buy one with removable aperture as described above. In low light jut screw out the smaller peep and bingo-you have a "ghost ring". It is hard for me to believe how people pay so much more for a "ghost ring" sight, and they get less?? I can't understand it. You will also shoot more accurately 90% of the time or more with the smaller peep. Tom.
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:23 PM
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The Williams is the way to go. Then maybe get the ghost ring front site that has the white stripe on it that more or less glows in low light.
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