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Old January 7, 2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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Laser alignment

For home SD puposes, at what distance should the laser ideally line up with the sights?

I notice after calibration of my new laser using nothing more than visualization and Point of Aim, that at about 3-5 yards for example, the laser is about an inch or so above the POA. At 7 yards, its on the POA. And over 10 yards its much lower than the POA (perhaps as much as 4-5 inches).

Is this correct ? Or am I going about this the wrong way?
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Old January 8, 2009, 11:56 AM   #2
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I sight mine in at seven yards, beyond that and you will have some serious esplaining to do!!!

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Old January 11, 2009, 10:47 PM   #3
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Ya...that's what I thought
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Old January 11, 2009, 11:06 PM   #4
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i was thinkin about setting the laser perfectly parallel to the barrel so the laser dot would always be low to the right by labout an inch. (mines a revolver so the laser is in the right side of the handle)

i forgot where its set right now, i think 15 yds. but theres about an inch or two difference between 7 yds and 30 yds. i don't use it for SD though.

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Old January 12, 2009, 07:11 AM   #5
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I agree with NCHornet. The laser should be set at 7 yards. Most self defense attacks are at this approx distance. Anything farther out the laser will still give you center of mass hits.
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