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Thread: Lyman peep sight for muzzle loader

  1. #1
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    Dec 2014

    Lyman peep sight for muzzle loader

    Im looking to find a peep sight to fit onto a standard Lyman sight base like this

    Name:  lyman 2.jpg
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    The fiber optic sight on it is a bit coarse and also a bit of a blur for my over 50 eyes.

    Alternately I would fit a simple peep back further on the barrel and remove the other base completely.
    Its only for hunting so don't want a multi adjust target type.

    Name:  lyman 1.jpg
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    It's a .50 cal Lyman Deerstalker.
    Im looking for a bit of a challenge for spring and summer hunting.
    The local hares will be in a bit of trouble when I get this sorted.
    Then I will move on to bigger things.

    Cheers to anyone who is able to help or advise.
    gadgetman and Marty Henry like this.

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    Oct 2014
    Cant help with the sight but I like your thinking. Dont forget to try a shot charge at those hares as well. I have a 58 that gets a shot load for rabbits now and then with good success. Ive also tried for ducks but never got one, but have shot a starling.

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    Dec 2014
    The existing sights at ok to get started.
    But ultimately I want to be able to hit and cleanly kill deer at 100m so need something a little better.
    None of the Lyman options suit as it's a left handed percussion lock.
    So the tang sights which are usually on the left get mixed up with the hammer or at least very close.

    I need to get a few bits and pieces in hand to be able to shoot it now.

  4. #4
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    Aug 2012
    South of Wellington
    Have a look at Track of the Wolf or Dixie Gunworks. Both good to deal with and cheap freighting.

  5. #5
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    Dec 2014
    Quote Originally Posted by Tasbay View Post
    Have a look at Track of the Wolf or Dixie Gunworks. Both good to deal with and cheap freighting.
    Will do that.
    I looked at some AR back up sights today in chch.
    Quite like the flip over peep apertures in 2 different sizes.
    Ultimately something like that that is severely modified could be very versatile.
    Added benefit of good windage and elevation controls with those awesome flip over peeps

  6. #6
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    May 2016
    Heres a peep on a 50 cal i picked up, its a lefty, i'm not but its ok to shoot.Name:  IMG_4917.JPG
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Size:  2.49 MB

  7. #7
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    May 2017
    what about one off a slr.not sure if there would be enough adjustment but they did a good enough job for what they are.



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