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I believe most sights and scopes follow the same adjustment direction for elevation and windage.

With sights, is there a good way that you all use to remember:

If I'm hitting low from my point of aim, I adjust DOWNWARD
If I'm hitting to the left from my PoA, I adjust to the LEFT

Or is it the other way around?

Scope markings make no sense either, with their UP --> and RIGHT --> symbols...
 

Aero Denezol

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For irons I adjust to POI using "FORS" (Front Opposite, Rear Same).

Scopes and Red Dots usually say "up/down" or "left/right" which is the POI.

Red Dots can be tricky to sight in, irons/scopes are easy with practice.
 
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First you need to understand that the rifle ALWAYS shoots in the same spot, it’s the sights that change, so in that regard with scopes - move the scope to where the bullet is hitting.
 

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I believe most sights and scopes follow the same adjustment direction for elevation and windage.

With sights, is there a good way that you all use to remember:

If I'm hitting low from my point of aim, I adjust DOWNWARD
If I'm hitting to the left from my PoA, I adjust to the LEFT

Or is it the other way around?

Scope markings make no sense either, with their UP --> and RIGHT --> symbols...
It's the way you want the bullet to go. If you're hitting left and want the hit to go right, turn the knob how it says to have it go there.
 
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