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Winchester Rifles - Economy Long Range Soule

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The Economy model sights are a no frills “Soule” type tang sight with elevation and windage adjustments. They are not just a stripped down version of our other sights, they are an entirely different sight with a different base and detente spring design that is easier and cheaper to make. It also features only a standard eye cup with #10x32 threads, but the important parts of the sight (the adjustments) are made and fitted the same way as our more expensive sights. It features micrometer adjustments for windage, and vernier scale on the elevation, but also has ½ MOA marks on the elevation knob for more accurate elevation adjustments.

I typically tell potential buyers that it is all the sight 90% of the competitors actually need. It works like it is supposed to and does it at an economical price. I've sold thousands of them over the years with many happy repeat customers.

On the other hand as our eyes get older it is nice to have the “Hadley” style eye cup so we can adjust the hole size to the available light conditions. My standard #10x32 Hadley will screw right on this sight, and can be ordered at the same time as this sight, or added later.

Each type rifle, (i.e., Sharps, Winchester, Remington, Ballard, and etc.) have different angles on the top tang in relation to the bore line. We set the economy model sights to the correct angle when we manufacture them. It requires modification of the staff or spring to adjust that angle, and the detente spring must be compressed during assembly.

For that reason it is not recommended that you attempt to purchase this sight and multiple bases for several different rifles or different types of rifles. Our “Supergrade” sights are more suited for that use.

Because of the lighter detente of this sight, it will tend to tip forward under recoil. If you would prefer that the sight stay upright after firing so you do not need to reset it during the re-loading process then you should consider the Supergrade sight as it has a much stronger detente spring.

Actually it has been shown with slow motion camera work that all sights tip forward under recoil, and then flip to the rear and etc. as the recoil slows. The stronger detente spring of the Supergrade sight actually catches the sight as it passes vertical and stops it at that point so it appears to have not moved.

This sight will fit all current reproduction high wall and low wall type rifles, as well as the originals. Fortunately most if not all the reproductions have used the same hole spacing, but they do vary considerably as to which screw they have used to mount them. Just select the rifle you have from the list above.

Please note that some of the early Uberti rifles were rather randomly drilled for tang sights. Meaning that I have seen them vary as much as 1/16” center to center on the hole spacing with consecutive serial numbered rifles. If you have a Uberti rifle, please check that the hole spacing measures 2  3/16” as it should. If not, then call for options.

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  1. First time purchase but won't be the last ! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Sep 2017

    Purchased this sight after reading good reviews on internet forums . I installed this sight and a 17A front sight on a Uberti high wall and could not be more pleased . It took me 3 whole shots to get it zeroed at 100 yards and I find I don't need glasses as I usually do with other iron sights . It is very sturdy and looks great . It's nice to have a product that works like it's supposed to from the start .

  2. Couldn't find a better deal. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Feb 2015

    I put this on my Winchester High Wall after installing a first one on my sharps. It replaced a C Sharps sight that was just too complicated and fiddly. This is a solid, well made with precise adjustments. Fast in a timed match.

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