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Ironballsmiginty 10-11-2012 09:46 PM

new sr40
 
hey all, just took my new sr40 to the range and I am honestly in love with this gun. it's not often you find a .40 cal that shoots as smooth as a 9mm. tuning in the sights is frustrating though, as I only shoot iron sights and no mount, just hands. any tips on zeroing it in?

HOSSFLY 10-11-2012 09:51 PM

Don't own a 40 but had a SR9 & it was a great shooter-
Had a SR9C for about 3 yrs & its not goin anywhere I dont ;)

JTJ 10-11-2012 10:33 PM

Take your time and fire 5 shots using the same aim point. A 1" or 2" orange target dot helps. Aim small hit small. Find the center of your group and adjust it to group on the aim point. Your rear sight is adjustable for height and the front sight has to drifted. Use a brass or nylon punch to drift if you do not have a sight pusher.

B5Dan 10-12-2012 03:46 AM

Mine shoots as well as I do right out of the box. Ok. Better than I do. By a long shot... :D
Great pistols, the SR line. JTJ gave the best advice possible. I would hope that you don't have to fiddle much with windage, and hopefully a slight adjustment for elevation is all you'll need.

Shoot safe!

Ironballsmiginty 10-12-2012 04:15 AM

thanks the windage seems a bit off center. now that I look at it. but I may just memorize the compensation to avoid messin with it

B5Dan 10-12-2012 05:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Ironballsmiginty
thanks the windage seems a bit off center. now that I look at it. but I may just memorize the compensation to avoid messin with it

Lol! That's probably what I would do, too. Can you have the people who sold it to you help you out? I know it's easier to deal with it, but you don't want to start working on bad habits for when you purchase more pistols. And you will... Lol

Ironballsmiginty 10-20-2012 03:04 PM

okay, second time tithe range and having trouble adjusting the elevation on my sr40. seems like I'm always shooting downwards even though I'm aiming high. and tips?

HOSSFLY 10-20-2012 03:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Ironballsmiginty (Post 983437)
okay, second time tithe range and having trouble adjusting the elevation on my sr40. seems like I'm always shooting downwards even though I'm aiming high. and tips?

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Jtelli71 10-20-2012 03:39 PM

I have an sr40 and really like it. It is my only 40 and I think its a great deal for the price. I shoot it well, I just need to shoot it more often.


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