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Old 05-12-2008, 6:49 PM
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Default M39 front sight adjustment

I'll be taking my M39 out for the first time this week and was wondering the front sight is adjusted on an M39. I see that is has a screw head on each side and one in the back. The one in the back appears to be a set screw.

Is it as simple as loosening the set screw and screwing the ones on the side then resetting the rear one?

I looked on but I didn't find anything about the M39's front sight. I did, however, find out that Mosin's do have a safety, which I had not previously known

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Old 05-13-2008, 7:45 AM
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I think that 's right, to adjust side to side. To adjust height you'll need to either file it down or order a taller front sight depending on which way you need to adjust. TGP makes a tall front sight to lower the POI.

Yeah, the safety is pretty simple, just twist the cocking piece of the bolt to lock.

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Old 05-13-2008, 2:16 PM
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Turns out that it's even easier than I thought. You just loosen the screw on the side you want to move the sight to, then tighten the other side to slide it.
Simple and effective.
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Old 05-14-2008, 11:07 AM
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I'm being lazy here but what's the adjustment for windage with the front sight?

For example, my rifle shoots you move the sight left to compensate?
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Old 05-14-2008, 11:46 AM
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simple rule of sight movement.

Front Opposite
Rear Same

If your rifle shoots left you move the front sight to the right.
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