How to Adjust Open Rifle Sights?


To adjust open rifle sights, first sight in the gun by looking directly through the barrel to aim at a designated object. The gun should be resting in a stable position. Then move the rear sight to match what you see through the barrel by adjusting it to either side, or up or down.
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1. Locate the rear sight adjustment screw or step-slider mechanism to adjust the sight for elevation or windage. A step-slider can only be adjusted for elevation, while a screw adjustment
if its shooting to the right you need to move your rear sight to the left or your front sight to the right just a little bit,it doesn't take very much movement to make a big difference
Nowadays, rifles are not just used for hunting and gaming, they are also used for target practice and paintball. If you are engaged in any of these activities, then you must know
The owner's manual has instructions.
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How to Adjust an Open Sight on a Rifle
Open sights are typically installed by a rifle manufacturer as a "default" sight of sorts, replaceable only by installing new sights or scopes. The open sight, sometimes referred to as an iron sight, is a basic sighting instrument in which the rear sight... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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