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November 1, 2023 - 8:15 pm
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Winchester 61 is shooting two inches to the right at 30 yards. I believe a  or so will correct the problem. 

I could move the rear sight to the left or the front sight to the right. 

Here is where I am confused. I have read here and other places I think that I should try to adjust the rear sight and I have also read that I should adjust the front sight?

Please help me. Is there a definitive answer as to which sight is the best to adjust, front or rear?

And apologies if this has been clearly discussed someplace else on the forum. I can’t find a clear answer if it is posted. 

Thanks much as always. 

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November 4, 2023 - 2:53 am
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Generally speaking, the preferred method is to move the front sight.


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November 4, 2023 - 3:16 am
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When I need to adjust a sight I will look if either one is off center and if its the one that will bring the gun back to shooting straight I would move that one.


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