DX Front Sight Bases

Designed by Smith & Wesson, the DX hand-detachable front sight system adds a great deal of flexibility to revolvers. Without recourse to a gunsmith or special tools, it is a simple matter to detach and interchange front sight blades. Available in blue and stainless steel except as noted. Fine machine finish is easily polished or matted. Coupled with our Rough Country rear sights, shooters can change heights and styles, to accommodate a wide variety of loads and shooting conditions. Blades are available from SDM Fabricators, XS Sights and others. Blank and custom blades are available from Bowen Classic Arms Corp. Installation for most bases will require the services of a skilled gunsmith; Instructions and blade sources included.


- Part Name - Price
Ruger Redhawk DX Front Sight Base

Ruger Redhawk DX Front Sight Base

Designed for shortened standard Ruger Redhawk barrels, this base is also adaptable to the early 4-inch models with the pinned-in blades and the Super Redhawk ‘Alaskan’ models. Comes with 8-40 mounting screw. Available in blue and stainless steel. Fine machined finish is easily polished or matted. Installation requires the services of a skilled gunsmith. Instructions and blade sources included.
$45.95

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Single Action DX Front Sight Base

Single Action DX Front Sight Base

Designed for round barrels of roughly .700--.750 diameter but is easily machined to match larger or small diameters. Typically, these are installed with low-temperature silver solder (1000–1100 degs.) but there is sufficient room behind the retaining plunger hole to drill and counterbore for an 8-40 screw. These sights are also well-suited to Super Redhawks or most any firearms with round barrels. Available in blue and stainless steel. Fine machined finish is easily polished or matted....
$45.95

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Smith & Wesson DX Front Sight Base

Smith & Wesson DX Front Sight Base

Fits all target-model K, L and N-frame guns with wide, ribbed underlug or partial-underlug barrels. Not for use on narrow-ribbed, light-weight barrels such as the K22, M24, 27 or similar models. Comes with 6-48 mounting screw. Available in blue and stainless. Fine machined finish is easily polished or matted. Installation requires the services of a skilled gunsmith. Instructions and blade sources included.
$45.95

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Ruger Super Redhawk DX-Type Front Sight Base

Ruger Super Redhawk DX-Type Front Sight Base

Designed to replace the screw-on one-piece factory front sight on late-model Ruger Super Redhawks and the Toklat variant (not for the Alaskan model). Simple to replace with just the proper screwdriver, this sight ads enormous flexibility to these popular models. Accepts the common DX-type, hand-detachable blades (and blanks) offered in wide variety of styles, shapes and heights by a wide variety of aftermarket suppliers. In order to utilize the factory attachment set-up and simplify...
$59.95

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DX Front Sight Blade Blank

DX Front Sight Blade Blank

Designed to fit in any DX-style front sight base, this is our go to product for fabrication of custom sight blades for this type. The blade comes unshaped and is 0.350" tall. Please Note: Installation by a skilled gunsmith required.
$16.95

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