Pale White Bead Gives Traditional All Purpose Sight Picture For Field or Target Range
Lyman ivory-like shotgun beads are oversized and easy to see under any light conditions. Modern materials give the same consistent sight picture characteristics and time-tested visual cues as traditional ivory beads that have been used on shot guns for many years. Can be fitted in minutes. Necessary tools including drills, taps and reamers are sold elsewhere on this site.
Number 10 Front Sight - Press fit for installation on rib of double or single barrel guns. Sight installation requires hole drilled with number 29 bit and then taper reamed to specific depth. Start sight with hand pressure and finish with driven hardwood. Bead diameter is approximately .140 inch. Can be secured with adhesive epoxy such as Brownells Acraglas®.
Number 10D Front Sights – Screw on style sight is for use on non-ribbed single barrel guns. Requires removal of old sight and then drilling out the hole using a number 31 drill. Thread new hole with a 6-48 tap and screw in the 10D sight using the included spanner wrench. On guns without rib where the end of the sleeve projects into the barrel, file and polish until flush with inner surface. Can be secured with thread locking compound sold elsewhere on this site. Bead diameter is approximately .140 inch.
Number 11 Middle Sight – Typically installed 12 to 14 inches from muzzle. This small, press fit, middle sight is intended for use on ribbed double and single barrel guns. Requires number 47 drill and then taper reaming to specific depth. Start sight with hand pressure and finish with driven hardwood. Bead diameter is approximately .074 inch. Can be secured with adhesive epoxy such as Brownells Acraglas®.
Big Book Catalog, Issue:66, Page:291