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Re: 1884 trap door--NOT (DICK or AL)
Posted by Al Frasca on Tuesday, 13 March 2012, at 7:24 a.m., in response to Re: 1884 trap door--NOT (DICK or AL), posted by Steven Gabrielli on Tuesday, 13 March 2012, at 6:57 a.m.
If the armory did the rear sight conversion to a rifle or a carbine, then the front sight blade was also changed. The Buffington sight blade is about twice as tall as the Buckhorn front sight blade. The Buckhorn blade has a portion that is parallel to the barrel and the Buffington blade is curved upward toward the breech.
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