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Old 12-30-2011, 03:37 PM   #1
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I have a Nc Star 3-9x scope on my AR and on top it has a red dot but I cant seem to get the red dot sighted. It is either too high or shooting the dirt for somereason I cant get it to go down range is there a way to do it other than getting a bore sight?



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Old 12-30-2011, 03:53 PM   #2
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Sounds like you got a bad red dot , Send it back and try again , NCS isnt know for the best quality



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If the mount is tight and the impact point is changing that much with the rifle sand bagged and benched. As Havoc stated you certainly have a defective sight. I would contact the manufacturer and advise them. If it is new they should repair or replace it at no cost. If used, they might charge you a few bucks to repair it! *But for no more than the unit costs I would get an estimate from them when you send it in before I authorized the start of the repair.

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ok sounds like a plan!

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actually I went today and got a laser bore sight just to make sure I am doing everything right! I am gonna try that before I send anything back.

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Do your scope and/or irons hold zero? If so, they're much better than a bore sight. (Of course none of them would help much if you have a loose or defective RDS).

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There are parallax issues for RDS. Try and boresight it as far as possible. 15 yards should be good enough.

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I'd also look at mounting your RDS at 45 degrees off the rail on your upper receiver.

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well I cant really remount it its on top of my scope see what I mean!

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That gun is getting pretty busy!



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