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CaptainHook 09-26-2007 06:33 PM

Rear Dovetail Sights
 
If the pistol shoots off from where it is supposed to, how do you adjust the rear dovetail sights? Is there a special tool? What is a "Punch"?

Catfish 09-28-2007 04:44 PM

You just tap the rear sight, prefferbly with a brass hammer, in the direction your bullet is hitting. If it hitting to the left tap your sight to the left. It is alway good to put an index mark on the sight and gun so you know where you started so that you have an idea of how far you moved your sights.

stalkingbear 10-01-2007 09:52 PM

adjusting rear sight
 
Actually you take a brass punch(a long brass rod with smaller end) and move the rear sight in the direction you are wanting the bullet poi to go. If it is hitting right,you move the rear sight left,if it is hitting low,you move the rear sight higher.

Catfish 10-03-2007 02:35 PM

What Captainhook said.
What I meant to say was that you tap your rear sight in the direction you what the point of impact to move.
Just another senior moment. :rolleyes: Seems to be more and more lately.


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