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Old 07-30-2011, 08:36 PM   #11
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close.. small for day shooting, large for nighttime.. small hole at any distance will be more accurate


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r u useing a rest such as lead sled or just sand bagging it?those short barrell ar's are capable of holding a tighter group.But not bad any way.(I know what you mean about the eyes mine are 61 yrs old)


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With my accurized, iron sight Mini-14, the right ammo, proper targets "and if I do my part on a good day", I can hold under 1 1/2 MOA with the occational MOA groups off the bench at 100 yards. Standing 100 yard groups will average around 4 to 6 inches. Kneeling and sitting comes in at around 3 to 4 inches with 2 to 3 inches at prone if I don't have too much back pain at the time. The old eyes are still in fair condition at 60 years.

Pat, if your rifle and eyes are up to it, your groups will only improve with practice. Don't try to judge yourself by compairing your shooting with others, you will get there........


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Pat,

Opaww is correct the small aperture is for long distance and the large aperture is for close quarters or close combat. As far as the dot. I think you will vastly improve your group if your rifle is zeroed at 50 or 100 yards. Then draw a Black + (Cross) on the target paper with the lines being about 6 inches long (each). Then hold the top of the front sight post on the bottom of the Horizontal Line and centered on the vertical line. The width of the Cross will depend upon the distance. For example at 100 yards make the lines on the Cross about 1 inch wide using iron sights, or what ever is the thinnest you can see well? obviously the closer the target the thinner you need to make the line! I am betting this will help you to shoot much better groups.
When using a scope or optic you can make the lines much thinner due to the fact you can see them better.
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Thanks will keep plugin away!! Pat C.


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