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    Alignment of scope and sights

    A mate has a new rifle. He sent me this photo. Is there a problem or does the rear sight need adjusting to the right?

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    There is one easy way to find out....

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    thats a shit pic , but the internet is full of good information on how to align sights.

    Without firing the rifle at a target no one will know where the sights need be set , anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muzza View Post
    thats a shit pic , but the internet is full of good information on how to align sights.

    Without firing the rifle at a target no one will know where the sights need be set , anyway.
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    Fire a careful 3 shot group at 25 metres with the iron sights and you will soon know if they need adjusting. At first glance it looks as though the rear sight needs moving to the left but barrels can do strange things so test fire it first.

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    Is the 'rear sight' a scope rail or base? Looks like he is trying to line three 'sights' up.
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    The rifle has classic iron sights and a scope rail. Heís looking down the rail and from that POV the iron sights look out of alignment.

    I agree. Go shoot it. See where itís needs adjusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YosemiteSam View Post
    The rifle has classic iron sights and a scope rail. He’s looking down the rail and from that POV the iron sights look out of alignment.

    I agree. Go shoot it. See where it’s needs adjusting.
    Would make more sense to check the bore against the iron sights I would have thought. But, yes, shoot and see. I have a rifle that the screw holes for the rail are rolling off to the left of the barrel. Had to use the Burris offset inserts to give me enough windage to zero the scope.
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