Top Ad

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

How do you sight in a red-dot scope?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • How do you sight in a red-dot scope?

    How do you sight in a red-dot scope?

  • #2
    Not having ever sighted in a "red dot", I can only presume one would bag or "fix" the firearm, fire one round and adjust the "dot" to the bullet strike. Then another round just to make sure!

    Comment


    • #3
      Pretty much the same way one would sight a scope.

      1. If you can sight down the bore from the rear, place the gun in a stable rest and "bore-sight" the red dot on a small target from around 100 yds. Center the target in the center of the ridle bore, and adjust the red dot accordingly. Adjustments will be backwards of what they are listed...don't worry about that.

      2. Fire a round or two from 25 yards to get on paper. Make appropriate adjustments to get close at this range, but don't get too particular.

      3. Move to 100 yards. Fire a benchrest shot, make sure it is on the paper. Fire two more. Find the center of the group, and adjust that to reflect the POI you are seeking in either the up-down or left-right axis. Do them separately, firing another three-round group to verify adjustment. Once you are adjusted both vertically and horizontally, you are finished.

      Comment


      • #4
        Ditto~FirstBubba.....Spot-on +1

        Comment

        Welcome!

        Collapse

        Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

        If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

        And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com.

        Right Rail 1

        Collapse

        Top Active Users

        Collapse

        There are no top active users.

        Right Rail 2

        Collapse

        Latest Topics

        Collapse

        • Reply to 2020 Deer season. Quick rundown
          by EVAKATY75
          This Doe with the 8-Point following right behind. Now my Archery season has been very slow....
          Today, 06:54 PM
        • 2020 Deer season. Quick rundown
          by dewman
          opening morning I was in the woods atop a ridge where thicket grew along a fence. Around 7:30 a doe came jogging by at maybe 50yds followed by a year...
          11-26-2020, 09:14 AM
        • Reply to Season over
          by EVAKATY75
          Looked like both a pair of toms and hens, they didn't actually catch us but the 15-20 crows around them had lookouts who did. When the crows scattered...
          Today, 06:52 PM
        • Season over
          by fitch270
          We finished it out the way most of the season went, had enough contact to keep it interesting but couldn't close the deal.

          Yesterday we...
          05-31-2020, 08:45 PM
        • Reply to Amazon comes out against mail in voting
          by Pmacc60
          99 that’s good , Vets need to be taken care of in this country first . I ask and you delivered . So politely I say that I wish Mr Biden would stop signing...
          Today, 06:01 PM

        Right Rail 3

        Collapse

        Footer Ad

        Collapse
        Working...
        X