DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

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DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 7:28 pm

always like peep sight
after cut 30 inch barrel to 20 and thinking maybe use slug for hunting, I got this in my hand, a connector...

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 7:30 pm

the metal parts fit in the deep screw hole on the action perfectly so now I have a shotgun with peep sight :lol:

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 7:38 pm

it fits there very tight, need shorten the screw length and the base of the ring part to make the rear peep sight height as low as possible, just need a fill and 5 minutes, easy job

after install it is really solid no movement at all but still put a little AB glue to secure

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 7:45 pm

front sight is truglo universal 12g sight, easy to adjust windage

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 7:51 pm

the peep sight is not on the end of the barrel, but this old girl (made in Japan) lockup very tight, should be alright
the ring size fits the purpose perfectly, just like some "combat" sight on rifles, the sight picture is big and still provide good reference for aiming

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by bladeracer » 18 Feb 2020, 7:57 pm

I love that!
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 18 Feb 2020, 8:13 pm

bladeracer wrote:I love that!


thanks :D
short, handy rifle/shotgun with peep sight (and truglo type front sight) always my best-loved
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 29 Feb 2020, 10:04 pm

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my "new" “tactical” single barrel break action shotgun :lol:
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by perentie » 01 Mar 2020, 5:48 am

I have done the same to mine. Bought the same front sight but its too low. The gun is a Boito and has a high comb so I cant get my face low enough. So I bought another front sight, a higher one that clamps to the barrel then make a higher rear to suit. May go for a Lyman tang sight like on my old Winchester Low wall. I can do that as there is no lever on the tang. The trigger guard moves back. I also bought the reamers etc and threaded it for chokes. Yours has a lower comb on the stock than mine. An advantage.
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 23 Jul 2022, 5:59 pm

the receiver finish looks a little ugly

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 23 Jul 2022, 6:01 pm

spray painting dulux weathershield

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 23 Jul 2022, 6:03 pm

the barrel looks old now :crazy:
will try cold blue again later
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 04 Aug 2022, 9:03 am

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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by bigpete » 05 Aug 2022, 11:01 am

Accuracy test ?
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Re: DIY peep sight for my shortened single break barrel 12G

Post by SHV » 05 Aug 2022, 11:14 am

bigpete wrote:Accuracy test ?


very accurate
20m dead on centre
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