Peep receiver sight on Mauser 98


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dak0ta
January 21, 2012, 12:15 AM
Hi, any of you guys try a peep on your mauser in 8x57? I'm thinking of a skinner Lo-pro sight that will fit in the tapped receiver.

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35 Whelen
January 21, 2012, 12:47 AM
I mounted a Lyman 57 on a '98 I had, as I love aperture sights. It helped some, but as they say, you can't polish a turd.:D Seriously, it was a big improvement over the issue sights as any peep sight should be. I'm not familiar with the Skinner.

35W

dak0ta
January 21, 2012, 12:52 AM
The skinner has adjustable aperatures. Stock is 0.096'', removing it gives a .2'' ghost ring. You can buy smaller aperatures like 0.07 and 0.04''.

It is elevation adjustable by turning the sight CW or CCW. Windage you tap the front sight.

http://skinnersights.com/lo-pro_sight_7.html

http://skinnersights.com/images/Lo-ProSight2.JPG?99
http://skinnersights.com/images/10-22_loPro_c.jpg?567
http://skinnersights.com/images/LoPro_464_b.jpg?567

HEAVY METAL 1
January 21, 2012, 01:58 AM
I made a "poor man's" peep sight for one of my Turks. I bought an extra rear sight, Dremeled a crosswise groove in it, soldered a small washer in it & applied some cold blue to it. Good enough that I can hunt quite effectively with it and much easier to target shoot than the stock sights. It's a bit crude, but it works and it's totally reversible. Now, the one in your post is certainly nicer looking and better functioning with it's adjustability. I just whipped out something cheap, easy and quick.

Elkins45
January 21, 2012, 06:46 PM
The skinner has adjustable aperatures. Stock is 0.096'', removing it gives a .2'' ghost ring. You can buy smaller aperatures like 0.07 and 0.04''.

It is elevation adjustable by turning the sight CW or CCW. Windage you tap the front sight.

http://skinnersights.com/lo-pro_sight_7.html

http://skinnersights.com/images/Lo-ProSight2.JPG?99

Thanks for posting this dak0ta! I had no idea that thing existed. You have just made my day! What a smart piece of engineering.

I put a Williams on my $49 Turk and hacked a chunk out of the stock with a Dremel to accommodate it. I drilled the mounting holes freehand with a cordless drill so they are just a little off. If you raise the elevation you have to adjust the windage :(

xfyrfiter
January 21, 2012, 07:33 PM
My old sporterized mod 98 in 30-06 wears a reciever mount williams. the apeture can be removed and gives you a ghost ring, works well at open sight ranges. Don't know who did the mods but they are well done.

dak0ta
January 21, 2012, 10:43 PM
How accurate can you shoot in terms of grouping with the peep? And how far out?>

Elkins45
January 21, 2012, 10:58 PM
I shoot cast lead at 100 yards with mine and I can keep them in the black on a standard 25 yard pistol target. I'm pretty pleased with that.

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