1892 357 Trapper Ammo & scope/sight recommendations


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LT1coupe
March 5, 2009, 10:23 AM
I just bought an EMF 1892 Trapper & was looking for 38/357 ammo & scope or sight recommendations. This is the 16" barrel stainless version, for the range of the gun & intended usage (truck gun/varmit/survival) I may stay with sights.

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ArmedBear
March 5, 2009, 11:13 AM
If you really want to pay for aftermarket sights, these are good for quick acquisition: http://www.xssights.com/store/rifle.html

For accuracy in a practical little gun like that, these have a very good reputation: http://skinnersights.com/index.html

If you really wanted to scope it, a Marlin would have been a far better choice. Bummer they don't make the 1894C in stainless; I like stainless, especially for what you're doing with it.:)

LT1coupe
March 5, 2009, 07:01 PM
I had read that the EMF sights were not very good, I'm not looking to spend money on something I don't need to improve.

ArmedBear
March 5, 2009, 08:03 PM
Skinners would need no improvement, and add no bulk or weight.:)

XS sights are great, if you want ghost rings.

Brian Williams
March 5, 2009, 09:43 PM
Get a Marble's tang sight.

ArmedBear
March 5, 2009, 10:22 PM
I think the tang sight takes away from the simplicity of a sleek Trapper style lever gun, personally.

Seems better suited to a long, heavy Sharps, to me.

But if you want one, the Marble's is sure a good one.

http://www.gunblast.com/images/Marbles/Mvc-012f-small.jpg

280shooter
March 6, 2009, 12:27 AM
i put a red dot on it,
Im looking for a lever in 357. and I would put a red dot or something like that,on it. something fast..

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