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    winchester model 94 30-30 front sight

    hey all,

    hope im posting this in the proper section.

    i have a really old pre 64 94 winchester chambered in 30 w.c.f.(not octagon barrel) problem is the front sight is completely bent as it fell onto pavement few years back. i have a pre 64 .32 spcl from 1951 but the front sight seems to be different sizes and the base the sight fits into seems to be slightly different sized. my question is does anyone know a canadian store that can ship me a replacement front sight? if so i know theres different sizes but not sure how i am to know what dimension of front sight is needed, do i measure? i am not comfortable ordering it from the u.s as im afraid they will confiscate it. any help would be greatly appreciated

    Thanks guys..

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    The important measurements are the width of the dovetail, and the height from the base above the dovetail to the top of the blade.
    Here is a selection, you can pick through to find the right one.
    http://www.brownells.com/rifle-parts...prod16338.aspx
    I think you can order through Brownell's so long as it is less than $100 ( or has that limit been raised??), and it isn't a controlled product. Scopes are controlled, but I don't think iron sights are.

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    If you're not comfortable going through the States, you could PM or call Rusty Woods Trading?
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    Ive got great sights from skinner sights. try them

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    Western Gun Parts in Edmonton. They have a lot of stuff in stock and will probably know exactly what you need. Have the exact make model and serial number ready when you call. If the lady in the front doesn't know exactly what you're after, Bert will.
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    Thanks guys!

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    Sort of a strange thread here. Bunch of straightforward helpful posts, no side comments, no derails. Kinda weird, IMHO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strewth View Post
    Sort of a strange thread here. Bunch of straightforward helpful posts, no side comments, no derails. Kinda weird, IMHO.
    Better?



    Before calling anyone, make sure you get these measurements, as they used many different sized blades.

    Sight Height


    Dovetail width, measured at the narrow end.

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    really helpful guys! Thanks! the gun has been un usable for the past two years, being as old as it is it has alot of sentimental value to me as it was my great grandfathers, he took many deer with it and i took my first deer with it and hope my kids take their first with it as well.i didn't want to order the wrong sight so now i know how to proceed in making this old rifle a hunting rifle again!

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