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Hi everyone! I recently installed a Skinner Express sight on my 1965 rifle and a dovetail blank. I researched quite a bit and decided Skinner was the way to go.
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I'm excited to get out and give it a try, knowing full well that the front bead sight may need to go. Because I may use this gun for hig hunting at times, I'm interested in a front sight that would be good for fast acquisition in low light. Any suggestions?
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Also, I field stripped this rifle for the first time (it's new to me) and I found that the ejector spring looked way different than other ones I've seen
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Any thoughts? I guess as long as it works
 

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That is an old style ejector and the new style short ones will work for a replacement if needed. My .357 Mag has one like that. Just make sure you get the front end behind the barrel when putting it back together.
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Ah okay thanks for the info. I suppose there's a good chance then that this ejector is original to the rifle.
 

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Y’all realize the OP has a 336 and not an 1894, correct? I think the ejector the OP is asking about is unique to the 336 in 44 mag. I don’t believe an ejector from an 1894 would work.


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Thanks for clarifying Suredan! Yes, this is a 336 in 44 mag. I'm happy with the Skinner sights, and I think they look really good. I was considering the brass frontsight from skinner or their Bear Buster, but I'm hoping some folks will have some suggestions they have already tried out.
 

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Do you have to change out the front sights after putting on a Skinner peep sight?
I want to put a Skinner on my old Marlin 1894 44 mag.
Hi Jog, I'm actually not sure yet. I hope to get it out this week and see where it's shooting. Ive heard some folks say they had to switch it out and some who were able to leave it.
 
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