SKS sighting

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by mcramer, May 23, 2010.

  1. mcramer

    mcramer New Member

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    So pretty close to 10 years ago, my dad traded a Ruger mark II .22 and a few hundred big ones for a sks. Just recently I have been fixing/sighting all his guns. I fixed the carrier lever on a 1960's Remington Sportsman 58, and now I'm gonna sight his sks. Thats right he's had this gun for about 10 yrs and i don't think he's ever shot it. I looked at it a few days ago, and the front sight is WAYY right. I just ordered the front sight tool from midway usa, and i was wondering if i should also order the front elevation tool too?
     
  2. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    On my CETME and several others, the front sight post is threaded in. That is used for elevation and once it is at then the side to side is adjusted. A set screw is then used to keep it in place.