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Old March 7, 2011, 04:04 PM   #1
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Prefered direction for drifting sights ???

Guess I'm questioning my memory but as I recal, the prefered direction for drifting and removing open sights is as follows;

Removal; Left to right with muzzle pointing away from you.
Installing; Right to left, again with the muzzle pointing away from you.

What say Y'all ?? Does this sound right??? ...


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Old March 7, 2011, 04:15 PM   #2
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That is the way I was taught but I'm sure there are exceptions.
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Old March 7, 2011, 06:45 PM   #3
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is your dovetail tapered? if so, how would you drift the sight for windage? if not, why does it matter?
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Old March 7, 2011, 07:58 PM   #4
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is your dovetail tapered?
Not obvious. ......



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Old March 7, 2011, 08:55 PM   #5
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The above is correct for US made guns, but be careful on the European makes - it may be the opposite.
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Old March 8, 2011, 11:18 AM   #6
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, but be careful on the European makes - it may be the opposite.
Interesting and I thank you !! .....



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