Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters




sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_Print sp_TopicIcon
Sight adjustment
January 12, 2021
4:18 pm
Avatar
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 47
Member Since:
September 6, 2020
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Winchester 61 is shooting two inches to the right at 30 yards. I believe a sight adjustment of 1mm 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. 

Mike

January 12, 2021
4:36 pm
Avatar
Wisconsin
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 4647
Member Since:
May 2, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Mike,

It does not matter but I would look at each to see if one is off center and can be moved back to correct the point of impact.

Bob

WACA Life Member---
NRA Life Member----
Cody Firearms member since 1991

73_86cutaway.jpg

Email: bob.1873man@gmail.com

January 12, 2021
7:56 pm
Avatar
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 47
Member Since:
September 6, 2020
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thank you. It looks like the rear sight needs to move a little. 

Mike

January 13, 2021
3:29 am
Avatar
South Texas
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 1015
Member Since:
March 20, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

If you want change your point of aim to be to the right, move the rear sight to the right, and vice versa if wanting needing to adjust to shoot to the left.  Alternately, you could move the front sight just the opposite--if you want the point of aim to shoot to the right, move the front sight to the left.  

DSC_0245-Copy-3.JPG1892takedown @sbcglobal.net ......NRA Endowment Life Member.....WACA Member

"God is great.....beer is good.....and people are crazy"... Billy Currington

Forum Timezone: UTC 0

Most Users Ever Online: 628

Currently Online: clarence, Blueliner
12 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)


Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 16

Topics: 8190

Posts: 69607


Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 1108

Members: 9852

Moderators: 4

Admins: 3


Top Posters:

1873man: 4647

TXGunNut: 2794

twobit: 2629

clarence: 2372

Chuck: 2351

steve004: 1754

Maverick: 1675

Big Larry: 1486

JWA: 1466

jwm94: 1230