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Rank 1
Daniel Defense DD Fixed Front/Rear Sight Combo
  • One piece streamline design
  • Slotted screws attachment
  • Lightweight
  • Model Number : 19-088-09116
Rank 2
AWOTAC Fiber Optics Iron Sights Low Profile 45 Degree...
  • Machined from extremely light and durable aircraft grade...
  • With Visible Front Red Dot Sight and Rear Green Dot Sight...
  • Both left-handers and right-handers could use it freely and...
  • Spring load push button with flip-up design, allowing for...
  • Compatible with most Picatinny/Weaver rails.
Rank 3
Tacticon Flip Up Iron Sights for Rifle Includes Front Sight...
  • ✔ FRONT SIGHT ADJUSTMENT TOOL INCLUDED! This front sight...
  • ✔ COMES WITH WOODEN CASE AND FRONT SIGHT ADJUSTMENT TOOL -...
  • ✔ PUSH BUTTON FLIP UP WITH EASE - Simply the press of a...
  • ✔ MOUNTING WRENCH INCLUDED - No other iron sights on...
Rank 4
AWOTAC Tactical Fiber Optics Low Profile Flip up Iron Sight...
  • Machined from extremely light and durable aircraft grade...
  • With Visible Front Red Dot Sight and Rear Green Dot Sight...
  • Flip-up design with spring load push button, allowing for...
  • Dual aperture sight Switch between CQB and Precision comes...
  • Compatible with most Picatinny/Weaver rails.
ON SALE!Rank 5
Troy Industries Micro HK Style Front and Rear Folding Battle...
  • Troy Micro BattleSights are rugged, reliable and Battle...
  • Sold as a set only
  • Black in color
  • Greatly enhances weapons with raised top rails
  • Lifetime limited warranty
Rank 6
Feyachi Flip Up Rear Front and Iron Sights Best Backup fits...
  • Machined from lightweight and extremely durable aluminum,...
  • Calibrated and matched together as a set, Designed for same...
  • Flip-up design with spring load push button, allowing for...
  • Rear sight: micro style windage knob features same MOA...
  • Front sight: A2 post Elevation adjustment (Adjustment Tool...
Rank 7
Feyachi S27 Fiber Optic Iron Sights Flip Up Front and Rear...
  • More Visible- Easy visibility of the S27 fiber optics iron...
  • Dual Aiming Aperture- Rear sight has dual aperture for quick...
  • Machined from lightweight and extremely durable aluminum,...
  • Front Sight- A2 post Elevation adjustment (Adjustment Tool...
  • Easy Installation on Rail - Allen wrench included, low...
Rank 8
Feyachi Flip Up Iron Sight Front Rear Sight Compatible for...
  • 【Simple Press to Flip up】Flip up your iron sights...
  • 【Front Sight - Elevation Adjustment】A2 Front Sight is...
  • 【Rear Sight - Two Mode & Precise Aiming】Dual Aperture...
  • 【Perfect for Picatinny & Weaver Rail Mount】Especially...
  • 【Made of Durable Aluminum】Made of high-quality aluminum...
ON SALE!Rank 9
AWOTAC Polymer Black Fiber Optics Iron Sights Flip-up Front...
  • Thumb slide flip-up mechanism, easy to install and to...
  • High-density polymer construction,Non-reflective matte black...
  • With Visible Front Red Dot Sight and Rear Green Dot Sight...
  • Dual aperture sight Switch between CQB and Precision comes...
  • Compatible with most Picatinny/Weaver rails.
Rank 10
Dagger Defense -Combat Vet Owned Company- Tactical flip up...
  • Tactical picatinny rail mounted BUIS
  • Aluminum alloy
  • Spring loaded flip up feature
  • Great back up iron sights for red dots
  • Fits most standard picatinney rail systems

Additional Information

How To Use Iron Sights And Iron For Hunting

Iron Sights are a type of aiming system for the aiming of a weapon such as a rifle, crossbow, or pistol, and eliminate the use of specialized optics like holographic sight, refractory sights, or reflector sights as in the case of holographic sight and reticle sights. The iron sights use an electrically charged indicator (usually green) to tell the user the distance to target. The distance is measured in yards and is shown as an angle on the sight itself. Sight models that use laser targets usually have a hologram made from fiberglass or an optoelectronic display lens. Iron sights also use an optical path effect to create an image of the target that is projected through the barrel of the gun and into the eye of the operator. The optic path effect is created by mounting the optic unit above or behind the gun, which causes the iron sights to focus all the way through the barrel of the gun and onto the target.

The ability to hit a target at 100 yards can be extremely precise if the accuracy is done right. Most military and law enforcement professionals use iron sights because they are accurate and fast. There are many different types of iron sights on the market, but not all of them are created equally. Some are designed for long range shots while others are designed for closer range shots. You want a sight that is easy to use, yet accurate enough to help you hit your target at the right distance.

There are a number of things to look for when purchasing iron sights for rifles. First of all, make sure that the model is compatible with your rifle. Some are made for certain rifle models and not all are made for other models. If you do buy a sight designed for a certain type of rifle, check the dimensions against your rifle to make sure that your new sight will fit comfortably and correctly. It's not worth buying a sight that won't work with your rifle.

Once you find a sight that you are happy with, it's time to learn proper usage of the iron sights. It is important to know that the angle of the iron sights should never be changed during the adjustment process. The angle of the sight is important because if it is not adjusted properly, it could cause it to focus incorrectly onto the target. If it is accidentally aligned with your rifle, it could prevent proper target engagement. Because of this, new shooters should always consult their owner's manual before attempting to adjust the irons.

Proper eye alignment is important when shooting an accurate shot. To align the eye, simply place the front of your eye about a finger's width behind the front of the ear. If you are shooting a weapon that has a short eye relief, you should place the irons face about a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch behind the eye. Remember, shooting a weapon with a short eye relief will increase the eye's focal length and create a smaller target. For proper aiming, the shooter must ensure that the front sight on the iron sights is focused directly over the crosshairs on the target.

shotgun users need to align their eyes differently than rifle users. First, the shotgun user needs to place both his hands on the guns. Second, he needs to place his left hand on the left side of the grip, thumb up. This ensures that the shotgun is aimed at the right side of the target. The shotgun should be aimed so that it will fall between the eye and the target at the bottom of the barrel. Due to the reduced accuracy of handgun shots, shooters should not rely on the iron sights to consistently hit their targets dead on.

The same holds true for rifle shooters. Unlike pistols, irons can be adjusted to hit a target dead on even an extreme uphill slope. In addition, rifles do not have the same wind effects as pistols and can therefore benefit from using more elevation and wind settings to hit their target. However, to gain these benefits, the user should adjust the irons for a variety of shooting conditions. They can use the irons for general shooting, closer quarter, long range shots, hunting, and tactical clay shooting.

Finally, when comparing irons with iron sights, it is important to note that many shooters will shoot more accurately with a variety of sighting devices. Rifles can benefit from a variety of eye reliefs and wind adjustments while handguns can be used at any time by adjusting the sights for the desired distance and accuracy desired. However, when accuracy is the goal, it is generally better to use both an iron sight and a pistol iron to achieve the best possible accuracy. Iron sights provide the shooter with a larger target that can be illuminated at the peak of the bore. This allows shooters to hit a target at a distance that would not be accessible without either the iron sights or the pistol iron.