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Old 05-15-2012, 08:13 AM
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POI and POA Wilson Combat CQB LE 5"




I noticed that if I cover the center of my target with my fiber optic front sight that it hits dead center of where the sight is not at the top edge of the sight. I think this is fine I was just wondering if it was normal or should it be hitting just over the sight?

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Old 05-15-2012, 09:04 AM
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Yes, that is fine, and in fact preferred by some.

When I buy a WC, I instruct them as to where I want POI in relationship to POA with what load. One of the many niceties in getting a Wilson.
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:08 PM
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Awesome Grouping! I think your sights are perfect.

Also, try other brands / weights of ammo. It may affect the POI.

I recently reloaded some fo the WC Test loads: 200 grain Lead-SWC over 4.8 grains of Bullseye (as noted on the test target). I had been using 4.2 grains. Yes, there is a difference, especially at 25-yards. The Wilson load shoots flatter out to 25, and I think I'll keep loading it. John
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:18 PM
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Looks like fine shooting to me
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:40 PM
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Awesome Grouping! I think your sights are perfect.

Also, try other brands / weights of ammo. It may affect the POI.

I recently reloaded some fo the WC Test loads: 200 grain Lead-SWC over 4.8 grains of Bullseye (as noted on the test target). I had been using 4.2 grains. Yes, there is a difference, especially at 25-yards. The Wilson load shoots flatter out to 25, and I think I'll keep loading it. John

That is the exact load I load as well..
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:51 PM
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POI will vary from POA depending on the distance you are shooting. This is because the barrel is below the line of sight and the barrel is inclined slightly upward relative to the line of sight. This is just like a rifle.

I have owned several Wilsons and one of the many great things about them was they were all regulated the same.

They shot right at the top of the sight at 15 yds, and if you float the ball at 25 yds you'll get a center hit (1 to 1.5" dia ball).

At say 5-7 yds they shoot just a touch under the top edge of the front sight.

At least that's the way it has worked for my eyes, and fortunately, that's the way I want my guns built.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:59 PM
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OP, for you POI to be in the x-ring do you need a 6 o'clock hold?
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:26 PM
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Great looking target. I prefer the way your sights are set.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:47 PM
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I too prefer this sight picture, and hate that the manufacturers can't seem to pick a standard setup!
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:52 PM
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POI will vary from POA depending on the distance you are shooting. This is because the barrel is below the line of sight and the barrel is inclined slightly upward relative to the line of sight. This is just like a rifle.

I have owned several Wilsons and one of the many great things about them was they were all regulated the same.

They shot right at the top of the sight at 15 yds, and if you float the ball at 25 yds you'll get a center hit (1 to 1.5" dia ball).

At say 5-7 yds they shoot just a touch under the top edge of the front sight.

At least that's the way it has worked for my eyes, and fortunately, that's the way I want my guns built.
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