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Old 01-06-2012, 01:57 AM   #11
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Paper from a rest is going to provide you with a lot more answers. If you're grouping to one side of the other, then your rear sight might need drifting. With basic GI sights, there's nothing that can be done to affect elevation. So if you're grouping high or low, just make Kentucky windage adjustment. If you're not grouping at all, then you may have some internal issue.


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probley gonna try it again on saturday and ill see what I can do. I just find it hard to believe that its the sights,because its so far off that you can really use kentucky windage


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Is it a Series-80 Colt?
With the "collett" barrel bushing?

If so, the legs have been known to break. If one is broken or cracked, the barrel is not being held as it should.
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my dad bought it in the 80s if thats what your asking
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Is it a Series-80 Colt?
With the "collett" barrel bushing?

If so, the legs have been known to break. If one is broken or cracked, the barrel is not being held as it should.
In an earlier post it was stated to be a Springfield GI model. No collet bushing.

As previously mentioned.
Inspect the gun to make sure there is nothing amiss.
See where it's hitting on paper from a rest. Unless you are just that darned good, everything else is guesswork.
If all else fails, take it to a smith.
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In an earlier post it was stated to be a Springfield GI model. No collet bushing.

As previously mentioned.
Inspect the gun to make sure there is nothing amiss.
See where it's hitting on paper from a rest. Unless you are just that darned good, everything else is guesswork.
If all else fails, take it to a smith.
everything looks good ,but its shooting so far off that adjustable sights wouldn't make a difference. I'm confident that at those ranges I could have hit it with my crosman bb gun in one shot.


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