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laynejc 09-17-2010 11:05 PM

How do you measure sight height?
how do you measure sight height?

cpttango30 09-18-2010 12:04 AM

From the centerline of the bore to the centerline of the sights.

laynejc 09-18-2010 03:05 AM

thanks cpt, that is what I thought but wanted to make sure and I knew this was the place to ask.

stalkingbear 09-18-2010 06:16 PM

The best way to do it as Tango said, is to run a cleaning rod down the bore and measure from the cleaning rod to the front sight minus 1/2 the cleaning rod's diameter. measuring rear sights are a little more involved due to the tapering barrel.

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