Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Gunsmithing


Reply

Open Sights

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-22-2013, 06:51 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: new jersey
Posts: 162
Open Sights

Hello, Have a 700 Rem. .375 H&H.Would like to install a set of 3 blade express sights I have.How does one select the correct front sight height?
__________________
dcaribouski
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-24-2013, 05:08 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,373
Re: Open Sights

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dskiper View Post
Hello, Have a 700 Rem. .375 H&H.Would like to install a set of 3 blade express sights I have.How does one select the correct front sight height?
I would use the lowest rear sight Height front the center of the bore. (1/2 the barrel diameter at the rear sight location + the sight Height center line of the lowest blade.

Then take 1/2 the barrel diameter at the front sight location and add the amount needed to match the rear dimension. This should give you the height of the front sight needed.

I hope this makes sense because it is easier to do that tell someone.

J E CUSTOM
__________________
"PRESS ON"
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Current Poll
Do you plan to buy a new custom rifle in the next 12 months?
YES - Of course - 72.95%
1,648 Vote
NO - wife/girlfriend won't let me. - 27.05%
611 Votes
Total Votes: 2,259
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC