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Old 08-14-2002, 01:36 PM
CPerret CPerret is offline
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Which way to move rear sight?




Hello all,

My Custom II needs to have the rear sight adjusted to correct its point of aim. My question is - if the gun is shooting to the left, does the rear sight need to be moved to the left or the right to correct?

We've tried to figure it out, and the concensus is to move it right. Do we win the prize?

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Old 08-14-2002, 02:25 PM
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Move the rear sight in the direction you want the bullet to move.
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Old 08-14-2002, 02:34 PM
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yes, move it to the right
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Old 08-14-2002, 02:55 PM
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Another thought . . . I don't know your shooting experience so I will mention it.

Make sure your gun is shooting to the left and not you. Depending on technique and gun fit, you may be shooting to the left. If you are unsure, shoot from a bench rest or have and experienced shooter shoot it before moving the sights.

I had a friend go in to have his sights aligned. Fortunately the gunsmith diagnosed the real problem. Some thinner stocks and an adjustment to his shooting technique and he was fine.
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Old 08-18-2002, 08:28 AM
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Make sure your gun is shooting to the left and not you.
AAShooter,

I have considered that possibility, also. I didn't have a rest when I went to the range, but I did try to ground the pistol on the shooting table to stabilize it. Still could be me though. I've thought about asking my FFL/gunsmith if he has a ransom rest and get him to do the sighting in to remove any variability.

What's the recommended way to move these sights (if I try to tweak it myself)?

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Old 08-19-2002, 11:48 PM
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Sorry, but I don't have much advice there. I have seen tools offered in Brownells for sights but don't know if they are required. I would love to know the answer myself.
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Old 08-22-2002, 12:32 PM
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Just remember FORS (front opposite, rear same - in reference to which way to move the sight to change your point of impact)
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Old 08-22-2002, 08:12 PM
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With adjustable sights, the rear is also adjusted for elevation in the same manner. Raise the rear sight, raise your POI. Best of luck.
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