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All types of handguns have sights and actions, and they may have safeties or magazines.

A sight is a device used to line up the muzzle with your eye so that you can hit the target. Most handguns have an iron sight, although some specialized handguns have a dot, a laser, or a telescopic sight.

Iron sight