Windage and Elevation Rules

Moving the front sight post, elevation knob, or windage knob one graduation or notch is referred to as moving one "click" on the sight. The windage and elevation rules define how far the strike of the round will move on the target for each click of front and rear sight elevation or rear sight windage for each 100 yards of range to the target.

a. Front Sight Elevation Rule. One click of front sight elevation adjustment will move the strike of the round on the target approximately 1 H inches for every 100 yards of range to the target.

b. Rear Sight Elevation Rule. One click of rear sight elevation adjustment will move the strike of the round on the target approximately 1 inch for every 100 yards of range to the target.

c. Windage Rule. One click of windage adjustment will move the strike of the round on the target approximately 1/2 inch for every 100 yards of range to the target.

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