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Re: Front Sight Hood

Posted by Al Frasca on Friday, 9 March 2012, at 9:33 p.m., in response to Re: Front Sight Hood, posted by frontierwest on Friday, 9 March 2012, at 8:03 p.m.

The screw hood came out in 1883. In 1886, the order was given that all rifles and carbines should be equipped with hoods. In the early 1890s, Springfield came out with severl versions of the snap-on hood to reduce cost.


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