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peep on air rifle?

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Category: Scopes
Forum Name: Rimfire / Airgun
Forum Description: Rimfire and airgun scopes
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Topic: peep on air rifle?
Posted By: anweis
Subject: peep on air rifle?
Date Posted: April/12/2016 at 07:11
does it make sense to install a peep/aperture sight at the rear of the receiver on top of a break barrel air rifle? would that be a precise set up or does the hinge of the barrel make it a bad idea? 
i see Olympic air rifles with such sights, but they are all one piece rifles.
if not, what is a good quality mount and rings for mounting a scope on a springer rifle?

Posted By: tahqua
Date Posted: April/12/2016 at 07:19

The scopes on my heavy springers, Webley & Scott Patriot and RWS 350 Mag, are mounted on the receiver. I have not seen a break barrel that does not mount this way. So, mounting a peep would be of little difference and makes good sense if you want irons.

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Posted By: Rodinal220
Date Posted: August/23/2016 at 14:00
Williams FP-AG-TK for guns with high line sights,I use this on my vintage FWB 124D. I really like the target knobs(TK) over the screwdriver click adjustable model.If you like irons but do not want a big scope on your air rifle these are great.

They also make the same sight but for guns with a lower front sight: FP-GR-TK

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