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Old 01-07-2017, 12:03 PM
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Hello, just wondering if it is possible to install a rear sight on a model 36. I am thinking about getting a 3" 36, but would sure like a rear sight. In looking at the groove in the top that is the rear sight channel, it looks like one could do this. Help/suggestions appreciated. Thanks, Keener
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Old 01-07-2017, 12:57 PM
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Yes, it can be done, but IMHO the results are expensive, not as effective as full factory sights with matching notch and post, and offend my esthetics. I have one J frame with factory adjustable sights, a Model 60 3", and I like it very much. I frequently carry a stock 442.
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Old 01-07-2017, 01:28 PM
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I'm an "offender" myself when it comes to modifying guns. I had an adjustable sight installed on a 3" 36 back in the early 1980s. Looked great (I thought), like a mini Model 15, but I seldom shot or carried it and traded it away. There was no problem back then finding a J-frame adjustable sight, but they're much more scarce now. Have you looked for one of the more recent models that come with adjustables? For instance, a LGS here had a 60-10 that I snapped up for $500 a year or so ago. I'm not sure of the availability where you are, but that would be a lot easier than finding a gunsmith with enough experience to make that sort of an installation. Good luck!
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Old 01-07-2017, 05:06 PM
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thanks for the help. I wil be looking at the newer models you mentioned. Keener
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