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Old June 17, 2012, 07:20 AM   #1
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Remington Model 24 Front Site measurement

Hi All,

If anyone has a Model 24 short only, I need a dimension from the top of the barrel to the pipper on the front site as I think mine be after market.

Having a hard time bring a solid group down to the bull. Rear site is down all the way and suspect front site is just the wrong height for the gun.

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Old June 18, 2012, 05:57 PM   #2
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Measure your current sight, decide how much too short it is by calculating. Remember, distance low/distance from rifle to target (in inches) = amount too short/distance between front and rear sight. For example, if you are hitting 6" too high at 25 yds and 18" between sights:
.006666666667*18= .12
in this example, your front sight would be .120" too short, so order one that is .125"-.135" taller (because the rear sight is bottomed out).
Just substitute the actual numbers for your calculations, then order a front sight from Brownells, Midway, etc, etc. Just remember, if you are hitting too high, your front sight is too short; too low means your front sight is too tall.
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Old August 4, 2012, 07:02 AM   #3
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Thank you very much. That calculation works perfectly.
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