I was afforded the oportunity to play around with interchanging gun parts.
We hear that the Ithaca is very much the same as the Henry. ...so, I bought
an Ithaca 72 front sight, for $5.00, off of E-bay:
It is almost exactly like my original H001L plastic sight, except it is
aluminum, and weighs noticeably more. I had to tinker a bit, but, when the
paint is dry, I'll have a slightly lower front sight to help counteract my
tendancy to shoot low (I filed down the blade a little). Here is a
...and what I did to make the Ithaca sight fit my Henry. ..which is not too
The guy I bought my sight from has some other Ithaca items for sale:
...in case some of you wish to tinker, too!
"That's right, Billy, I'm good with it. I hit what I shoot at, and I'm
fast!"-Lucas McCain, c1882.