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SKS front sight adjustments

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by jphoeke, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. jphoeke

    jphoeke Sherwood New Member

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    Hello All,

    Has anyone adjusted the front iron sight of an SKS before? I am looking for documentation on how the rotation of the front post will raise or lower it?

    Thanks
     
  2. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Clockwise should lower it and the point of impact.
     
  3. jphoeke

    jphoeke Sherwood New Member

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    Thanks. I figured that from what I've seen. I should have been more clear on my first question, upon re-reading it, it's a little ambiguous. It would have been better written as follows:

    If the post is rotated once, how much will it change the POI at 50 yards?
     
  4. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Ahh gotcha:)

    I wondered if I was replying to the intended question.

    I do not have the answer to that one though. Both of my sks's were pretty well zeroed in when I got ahold of them.
     
  5. bivy53

    bivy53 Longview, Wa. Active Member

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    Just fyi, poi moves the opposite way that the front sight is moved. Poi moves the same direction as the rear sight. Front sight down, poi up. Rear sight down, poi down. Windage works the same way. Carry on.:)
     
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  6. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Oops:oops:

    What was I thinking...
     
  7. bivy53

    bivy53 Longview, Wa. Active Member

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    That's what I'm here for Joe..."sight monitor" :s0140:
     
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