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Old October 22, 2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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M1 30 Carbine sight question

I'm consistently shooting a group left of the Bull on the target. I noticed that the rear sight can be shifted to the left and to the right, by tapping it with a flat tool and hammer lightly. (Please see attached picture of the rear sight) If I tap it more to the right, will it shoot more to the right ?? or do I need to move it to the left, in order to bring the shots more centered ??

I know I could do this by trial and error..just thought I would ask

Thanks for your help.
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Old October 22, 2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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move the rear sight the way you want the bullet to go, if the bullet hole is left of the bullseye,move the sight to the right. eastbank.
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Old October 22, 2012, 05:45 PM   #3
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Thank you Sir !
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Old October 24, 2012, 07:03 AM   #4
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Yep. What he said.
Note: Tap carefully. It doesn't take much movement of the rear to effect a fairly large change. You didn't mention how far left your shots were nor at what distance. Go slowly.
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