Calguns.net  

Home My iTrader Join the NRA Donate to CGSSA Sponsors CGN Google Search
CA Semiauto Ban(AW)ID Flowchart CA Handgun Ban ID Flowchart CA Shotgun Ban ID Flowchart
Go Back   Calguns.net > INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES > Gunsmithing & How To
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Gunsmithing & How To Pro, Amateur & WECSOG and Tutorials, Guides & OLL Build Instructions

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-11-2012, 9:24 AM
bodiebill bodiebill is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: North Orange County
Posts: 289
iTrader: 0 / 0%
Default AK47 Sighting in

I have had some problems sighting in my AK build which required substantial front sight and rear sight adjustment.
Review the following and comment please.

AK47 Sighting in

Ideally, if the front and rear sight, the “line of sight” (POA), are exactly parallel with the bore of the barrel then the point of impact (POI) will coincide with the line of sight, or point of aim (POA).

If the front sight is canted to the left, say at 11 o’clock instead of 12 o’c then the line of sight (POA) is skewed left in relation to the barrel bore. The point of impact (POI) would then be to the right of the point of aim (POA). The target would show the bullet hole to be to the right of the 10x ring. The POA does not coincide with the barrel bore (POI)

Solution: move the rear sight to the left which would move the POI to the left.
Or,turn the front sight to the right (clockwise) to move the front sight post to the 12 oc position and moving the POI to the left.

Note: Rear sight adjustment always moves the POA in the same direction as the movement of the RS---example, POI is to the right of the 10x ring; moving the RS to the right will result in POA coinciding with POI.

Front sight adjustment moves the POI in the opposite direction. If the POI is to the right of the 10x ring then move the front sight to the left. This will move the POI to the 10x ring when holding on the 10x ring.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-11-2012, 1:26 PM
Ryan in SD Ryan in SD is offline
Vendor/Retailer
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,905
iTrader: 55 / 100%
Default

Also, try to work in a way to use a hammer during adjustment.
__________________
PM me for:
AK-47 receiver bending kits or CNC AK47 MagLocks
All gun control advocates are either negligently or purposefully advocating tyranny.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 4:46 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Proudly hosted by GeoVario the Premier 2A host.
Calguns.net, the 'Calguns' name and all associated variants and logos are ® Trademark and © Copyright 2002-2016, Calguns.net an Incorporated Company All Rights Reserved.