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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickjc View Post
    damn that front sight is fat
    Danishicon roll pin sight isn't it?
    Regards, Jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry49 View Post
    I have one of these Canadaicon/Denmarkicon m1917s, Eddystone though, with nice bore. Shoots good, accurate.
    Need to find a consistent sight picture through that big rear aperture. Set it up for bird on a post. Set that bullseye right on top of that pin.
    That damn post is so big ! Lol..what were they thinking....

    Going to drop a blade in and see how she does...

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    Quote Originally Posted by browningautorifleicon View Post
    Danish roll pin sight isn't it?
    Yeah seriosuly...I dont get it....its like a pole on the end of the barrel.

    Very difficult to get a precise hold when the damn post is so big....

    A blade front is in order to see how she does...

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    Well, everyone has their preference. My eyes aren't good enough to clearly see the narrow front sights on the 1903 and Kragicon rifles.

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