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Old August 30, 2012, 18:33   #51
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so what is the market willing to bear?
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Old August 30, 2012, 23:42   #52
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hmm

build it and they will come.

I bought your stuff before man..
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Old August 31, 2012, 09:18   #53
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Like the R type selector ? Right now that is looking like a flop. BTW what I was asking is what are people willing to pay for a set?
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Old August 31, 2012, 11:01   #54
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Someone from England was selling origional sets for about $160.
$50 to $70 would be easier to swallow.
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Old September 01, 2012, 14:42   #55
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hmm

I bought mines from Marstar in Canada for 10 bucks. It was months and nothing arrived.

I called and they sent another one, this time that arrived....a couple of days later the first one arrived.

I called them about it and they said keep it, we got thousands of them here....no worries, thanks for being honest.

I have a Hysnthe site that is all original on my British kit.
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Old September 01, 2012, 18:22   #56
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Sorry for the slight hijacking......

Rudolf, where did you find it on Marstars site? I looked and didn't find them.

Okay, back to the original thread....
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Old September 03, 2012, 00:18   #57
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Sorry for the slight hijacking......

Rudolf, where did you find it on Marstars site? I looked and didn't find them.

Okay, back to the original thread....
Couldn't find a Hythe either. Sure would like to know....

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Old September 03, 2012, 08:18   #58
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Mountainman: I would be interested in two sets for my L1A1's. Keep me in mind if you make them.

Thanx
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Old September 03, 2012, 18:30   #59
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Mountainman: I would be interested in two sets for my L1A1's. Keep me in mind if you make them.

Thanx
If he builds them, I will take a set also...
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Old September 03, 2012, 19:56   #60
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I'd be interested in two.
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Old January 23, 2017, 16:50   #61
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Old January 23, 2017, 19:36   #62
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Holy friggin-five-yr-old-thread, Batman...
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Old July 21, 2017, 07:51   #63
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Holy friggin-five-yr-old-thread, Batman...
Well, yeah, but I still want a set!
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Old July 22, 2017, 14:09   #64
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I have one on a L1A1 Para. I really like it. The large aperature works great for playing CQB while the smaller handles distance targeting.

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+1. Same deal. I wish the Brits had put the Hythe sight on all their L1A1's.
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Old August 02, 2017, 00:32   #65
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I reactivated my front site...

Its worth it but my kit that I got back in the early 90's for 100 bucks already had it.
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Old August 02, 2017, 16:37   #66
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I would love to have an original later issue front sight that I could re-animate, but I'm not paying $100 for one.
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Old August 15, 2017, 05:29   #67
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What I would love to see is a Hythe-style aperture assembly that is compatible with metric bases and has the sight height appropriate for use with closed gas-block front sights. I really like the concept.
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Old August 19, 2017, 23:06   #68
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Anything ever come of this? I could use a set on my 1959 BSA L1A1; would prefer both ends but at the very least, a rear sight that doesn't double as a basketball hoop would make aiming it easier...
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Old August 20, 2017, 13:28   #69
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I'd be happy with a smaller front sight blade, and standard rear sight with a smaller aperture like my AR-15.
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Old December 25, 2018, 22:37   #70
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Old December 26, 2018, 02:21   #71
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I'd be interested if the front was included also.

with tritium.


I love mines on my current UE setup. It came that way but the front was dead.

I had it reanimated and it was worth it.
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Old December 29, 2018, 23:19   #72
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Hythe

I could go for a couple sets.
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Old December 29, 2018, 23:57   #73
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All my rifles wore them. I hated the tritium front sight though, just too bulky for the type of shooting I generally did.

I did see another of the packaged conversion kits among my junk somewhere. I don't actually recall how many of them I had and it seems one bubbles to the surface every few years...
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