Bore sighter

Discussion in 'Optics & Mounts' started by longunner, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. longunner

    longunner New Member

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    Hey mods if this in the wrong section please move it. I have been wanting to get a boresighter for a while but don't know if laser is Better than the one with the grid that goes on the end. I want to keep it within a reasonable price range...something under 50 bucks. Anything at all from you guys is good to know. Also I want to have a universal one.
     
  2. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Centerpoint has one at Walmart that's pretty good in that range. They also have one by bushnell I think.
     

  3. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    The laser ones are caliber specific(kinda).
     
  4. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    The ones I'm referring to aren't.
     
  5. longunner

    longunner New Member

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    Yea I've seen those and have almost gotten one a few times now including yesterday lol. It's good to hear something good about it.
     
  6. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    I'm curious if you can see that laser in the daylight?
     
  7. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    I can on mine. Mines green though and was a WHOLE lot more than what he can afford
     
  8. longunner

    longunner New Member

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    That's another thing that I was worried about.
     
  9. Muliemaster

    Muliemaster New Member

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    Which ever u choose will work great well alot better that the ol look through the barrel an liine up the xhairs that way, I have a old leuopld grid an can get them nearly perfect, but I have used it 25 yrs
     
  10. nitestalker

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    Lazers work well in most cases to the 25 yard target. The point of the lazer dot or grid is to "Get it on the Paper". The Grid type has the advantage of allowing the cross wires to be aligned to a horizon. When shooting over longer angles of range the "Canting" of cross wires can cost you hits.:eek:
     
  11. jpattersonnh

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  12. treehugger49

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    The grid-type unit to which you refer is called a collimator. They are relatively inexpensive, and there is an advantage to them I prefer: once zeroed, you can see where your crosshairs fall on the grid pattern, and after travelling to your hunting destination, you can verify your scope's accuracy by reinserting the collimator and seeing that the crosshair position hasn't changed.

    Both types of boresighters are designed only to get you on paper. There is no substitute for going to the range and actually putting lead downrange and adjusting your scope to where your rounds are actually hitting.